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Bengals Clinch Second Winning Season In 19 Years

Dec 06, 2009 4:54 PM EST

The Bengals defeated the Lions on Sunday to clinch just their second winning season in 19 years.

Cincinnati last had a winning mark in 2005, when they won the AFC North and lost their opening postseason game to Pittsburgh.

The Bengals are 9-3 and lead the division by 2 1/2 games with the Ravens playing on Monday night.