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Colts Owner Jim Irsay Offers to Send 4 Bengals Fans to Super Bowl LVI

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 2, 2022

AP Photo/AJ Mast

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Tuesday that he would be sending four Cincinnati Bengals fans to Super Bowl LVI on Feb. 13 at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.

Jim Irsay @JimIrsay

I'm sending two pairs of BENGALS FANS to the SUPER BOWL. Who are dey??? Airfare, hotel room, game tickets. Respond via a retweet and PROOF THAT YOU'RE A HARD CORE BENGALS FAN. Deadline 11pm tonight. Have at it! (Colts fans tomorrow).👍🏈😎

The Bengals will be facing the Rams in the big game, the first Super Bowl appearance for Cincy since the 1988 season. Between 1991 and 2020, the Bengals didn't win a single playoff game, though Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and the rest of this year's team ended that drought.

The Bengals have never won an NFL title, though they did make two appearances in the big game in the 1980s, losing to Joe Montana's San Francisco 49ers each time.

So making it back to the Super Bowl is a huge, huge deal for the Bengals and their long-suffering fans. And at least four of those fans will have the chance to watch their team potentially win its first title, all on Irsay's dime.

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