The Bengals Won A Hammered-Drunk OT Game Largely Thanks To Tee Higgins Mossing A Man Through The Earth’s Core

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The Cincinnati Bengals kept their playoff hopes very much alive in a thrilling 27-24 OT win over the Minnesota Vikings that wouldn’t have been possible without Tee Higgins’ mind-blowing, tying TD near the end of regulation.

Randy Moss made going up over somebody and dunking on them with a sick downfield catch his signature type of play, which triggered the term “Mossing” somebody. I don’t know that I’ve ever seen somebody get Mossed harder than Vikings cornerback Akayleb Evans:

It was almost like a “Double Mossing” on Evans’ face when Higgins extended his arm across the goal line. Better yet, a triple Mossing, because Minnesota’s Mekhi Blackmon straight-up stood there, dumbfounded that Higgins somehow caught Jake Browning’s YOLO moon ball. I’ve seldom laughed harder at a football play in my lifetime.

The crazy thing is, some people were berating Higgins earlier on in this one for having drop issues and overall not having a good season. Well, first of all, Higgins has been banged up throughout the year and was just dealing with a hamstring injury for multiple weeks. If there was any doubt as to whether he could pick up the slack, Higgins was coming up huge while Ja’Marr Chase was ailing. Plus, when Chase was hurt last year, Higgins did more than enough as Cincinnati’s WR1 to keep the passing game afloat.

You know what they always say, right? Mama knows best. Tee Higgins’ mother was coming after all the haters. Just check her Twitter replies. You’ll see her going off on everyone. She got the final word on all the trolls who said her son was trash.

LOL. This is amazing. And good for Tee Higgins. It has been a tough year. He also had a no-call defensive pass interference on the first overtime possession that could’ve swung the game earlier in the Bengals’ favor.

I guess the scriptwriters of the NFL wanted something a little more dramatic. Enter: Browning to Tyler Boyd…


Another fine moment for NFL officiating, too, wiping out an epic Germaine Pratt pick-six on the Vikings’ go-ahead TD drive in the fourth quarter due to an alleged Trey Hendrickson offsides.

Referee conspiracies and the prior loss of Joe Burrow to a season-ending injury apparently didn’t satiate the football gods’ wrath enough. The Bengals watched DJ Reader, DJ Ivey and Chase go down with big injuries on Saturday. However, it shows the resilience of the Bengals that they managed to hang in there.

Higgins embodies the type of collective will this Cincinnati team has shown. It’d have been so easy to pack it in once Joe Brrr was done for the year. NOPE. At 8-6, they’re somehow still alive in the postseason race. Madness.

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock