In the end, you can't win. Once denounced for jumping off the bandwagon, Bengals fans are now ridiculed for climbing back on. "Everybody was on the Cincinnati Bengals' bandwagon," Steelers receiver Hines Ward sniffed after Pittsburgh beat Cincinnati in Week 7, as if there were no more distasteful activity imaginable than watching the Bengals now that they're watchable.
As for me, Johnny-come-latest, I've been a Bengals fan since Day One (of Week 9.) And I'll be one for the rest of the season, sticking with my boys through thick and thicker.
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