Best reactions to Bengals beating Browns, finishing season 9-8

The Cincinnati Bengals closed an up-and-down season with a bang on Sunday, blowing out the Cleveland Browns in 31-14 fashion in Week 18.

That helped the Bengals stay above .500 while finishing with a 9-8 record. As many outsider observers pointed out, the team also avoided going outright winless in AFC North play for the first time.

Fueled by veterans such as Joe Mixon making big plays and hopeful splashes from some of the younger members of the roster, the game was a best-of-both-worlds showcase for fans.

Here’s a look at some of the most notable takes and reactions from right after the game went final.

Story originally appeared on Bengals Wire