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Doyel: Steelers, Bengals Switch Identities

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Ben Roethlisberger (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ben Roethlisberger (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

By Gregg Doyel-
CBSSports.com

(CBS) For one night, if not for a whole lot longer, the Bengals have become the Steelers. And the Steelers, bless ‘em, have become the Bengals.

Where this reversal of fortune goes from here, who’s to say — but where it went Monday night was into the victory column for Cincinnati, a 20-10 defeat of their AFC North nemesis in front of 64,585 fans at Paul Brown Stadium.

The Steelers are 0-2, and 0-2 teams are in trouble. Since 1990, roughly 8 percent of the teams to start the season with two losses ended the season in the playoffs.

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