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Bengals to host Chargers in first round of playoffs

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The Bengals (11-5) will host  the San Diego Chargers (9-7) next weekend at Paul Brown Stadium in the AFC Wild Card round. 

Cincinnati secured the number 3 seed with a 34-17 win over Baltimore. The Chargers are the AFC's 6th seed.

The game will be played Sunday, January 5th at 1:05 p.m. 

The Bengals beat the Chargers 17-10 on Dec. 1st in San Diego. and they're looking for their first playoff win since 1990.

The last time the Bengals and the Chargers met in the AFC Championship was in 1982, at what is now known as the 'Freezer Bowl'. Temperatures during that game were -4 degrees. 

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