Quick Take: Bengals end season with win

It was over when ...
Tyler Thigpen's 5-yard touchdown pass to Tony Gonzalez cut the Chiefs' deficit to 16-6 with 2:28 remaining, but they couldn't complete the two-point conversion. They also failed on the ensuing onside-kick attempt, and the Bengals ran out the clock for their third consecutive victory.

Fan feedback

   Will the 
  [Chiefs](/teams/kansascitychiefs/profile?team=KC)' Herm Edwards and the 
  [Bengals](/teams/cincinnatibengals/profile?team=CIN)' 
  [Marvin Lewis](/player/marvinlewis/2519463/profile) return to coach their respective teams next season? 
  [ **What are your thoughts?**](http://www.nfl.com/gamecenter/fanfeedback?game_id=29771&displayPage=tab_fan_feedback&season=2008&week=REG17&override=true)

Game ball
Cedric Benson is a free agent, and he made the most of his final audition for a roster spot in Cincinnati in 2009. Benson rushed for 111 yards and one touchdown to lead the Bengals.

Key stat
The Bengals dominated in time of possession 37:39 to 22:21.

Noteworthy
The Bengals were 4-3-1 over their final eight games of the season. ... Cincinnati QB Carson Palmer will not need surgery on his elbow.

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