Cincinnati Bengals fans are a dedicated but skeptical bunch thanks to experiencing the highest of highs and the lowest of lows for an inordinate amount of time.
The Bengals have been to a Super Bowl, which is more than some fans can say for their team of choice. Cincinnati fans have also had to endure decades of futility thanks to an owner who, until recently, simply didn't seem to care about anything except the bottom line.
Things in Cincinnati are changing—and fast. That said, there are a few defining things when you sit back and think about it that truly define you and your dedication to the team.
In the following slideshow we'll look at a few points that truly make you a Cincinnati Bengals fan—through the good times, and especially the bad.