Inside the matchup
How they got here: Cincinnati (10-6) won the AFC North. New York (9-7) took the first AFC wild card spot.
Series record:Jets lead, 14-7, and have won the only playoff matchup.
Streaks: New York has dominated recently, having won seven of the last eight meetings.
Last time met: The Jets beat up on the Bengals, 37-0, at home on Sunday. The Jets pummeled a Bengals team with limited motivation from the opening snap. Bengals QB Carson Palmer completed just 1 of 11 passes for zero yards and an interception, completing a second-half of the season slide in which the Bengals could not muster any downfield thrust.