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Governor Dewine Declares Sunday Cincinnati Bengals Day

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OHIO – Governor Dewine has declared Sunday, February 13, 2022, as Cincinnati Bengals Day.

The declaration reads as followed,

WHEREAS, the Cincinnati Bengals finished the regular season 10-7 and were crowned Kings of the North, winning the AFC North title; and WHEREAS, the Bengals’ defense sealed a victory over the Las Vegas Raiders with a goal line interception in the final seconds of the Wild Card round, winning their first playoff game in 31 years; and WHEREAS, the Bengals showed why it’s important to draft a kicker when, as time expired, they booted a 52-yard field goal to lift the Bengals over the top-seeded Tennessee Titans 19-16, earning the franchise’s first road playoff victory; and WHEREAS, the Bengals’ offense led the team back from a record-tying 18-point deficit to defeat the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime and win the AFC championship; and WHEREAS, on Sunday, February 13, 2022, the Cincinnati Bengals will play the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LV1; and NOW, THEREFORE, We, Mike DeWine and Jon Husted, Governor and Lieutenant Governor of the State of Ohio, do hereby declare Sunday, February 13, 2022, CINCINNATI BENGALS DAY throughout the State of Ohio, and we encourage all Ohioans to wear orange and black and tune in and cheer on the Bengals as they play to win the state’s first Super Bowl championship and 10th NFL championship on this 8* day of February 2022.