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Bengals, Titans aim to remain in thick of playoff race

Why to watch
Both of these teams are on the periphery of the playoff scene, and both have tougher games ahead. Cincy has an elite scoring defense, and the Titans are struggling for consistency and potency on offense.

Inside story
The Bengals get RB Cedric Benson back from his one-game suspension, while Chris Johnson tries to end his season-long sabbatical from his usual form. Johnson gets a tough defense to try to break the funk, and Javon Ringer could see more of the ball. The Titans play a fair amount of press-man, and we'll see how Cortland Finnegan fares against rookie standout A.J. Green, a matchup problem himself.

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