Neil deGrasse Tyson: Earth's rotation helped Cincy win

The Cincinnati Bengals became the first team since realignment to start 5-0 in the AFC North.

Many things have factored into the Bengals' early season success: A multifaceted offense; an improved, swaggery Andy Dalton; a studly defensive front; timely special teams plays.

Thus far in 2015, these haven't been your normal Cincinnati Bengals. Maybe it's Dalton. Maybe it's confidence buoyed by stacking wins. Heck, maybe it's because Mercury was in retrograde.

Sunday's improbable, 27-24 overtime come-from-behind victory came with many reasons and explanations. Famed astrophysicist Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson gives at least partial credit to science.

Kicker Mike Nugent's 42-yard game-winning field goal pinballed off the left upright and through for the win, which Tyson says was aided by the Earth's Coriolis force.

I don't know what a third of those words mean, but SCIENCE LET THE BENGALS WIN!!!!

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