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What does the Bengals' success this year mean for the team, and the family who owns them?

Mike Brown
John Minchillo
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Cincinnati Bengals owner Mike Brown listens as the new head coach Zac Taylor answers reporter's questions during a news conference, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Cincinnati. After 16 years without a playoff win under Marvin Lewis, the Bengals decided to try something different. But they had to wait more than a month before hiring Zac Taylor as their next coach in hopes of ending a long streak of futility.

The Cincinnati Bengals finally went back to the Super Bowl, ending a drought that lasted more than three decades and earning support from fans across the country. But the team lost to the Los Angeles Rams 23-20. WVXU reporter Cory Sharber and reporter and host Bill Rinehart have more on the game and reaction from fans.

Plus, what does the team’s success this season mean for the future of the franchise — and for the Brown family members who lead the organization?

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss the future of the Bengals and the Brown family are three veteran Cincinnati sports journalists: retired WCPO 9 sports director John Popovich; retired WCPO 9 sports anchor Dennis Janson; and former Cincinnati Enquirer deputy sports editor Jennifer Scroggins.

Listen to Cincinnati Edition live at noon M-F. Audio for this segment will be uploaded after 4 p.m. ET.

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