Bengals’ Eli Apple Clowns Roger Goodell For Coin Flip Decision

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Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple had a big day Sunday, though not for anything he accomplished on the field.

Apple openly clowned NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after Sunday’s 27-16 win over the Baltimore Ravens for leaving the fate of a Wild-Card matchup in the figurative hands of a coin flip. The decision resulted from the Bengals and Bills’ canceled Week 17 game, which called for a rare regulation to get pulled out of the NFL rulebook.

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After the game’s cancelation, home-field advantage for the Bengals and Ravens’ upcoming Wild-Card matchup — yes, they’re playing each other again — was left up to a coin flip if the Ravens were to win the Week 18 matchup.

If the Bengals escaped with the win, they’d be the ones with a home-field advantage. Considering the Bengals had already won the AFC North, the decision for a coin flip seemed ridiculous.

Thankfully Cincinnati secured their home playoff appearance with Sunday’s win, and Eli rubbed the ridiculous rule in Roger’s grill.

Apple, after the game, held up a massive coin with Goodell’s face on it, also sporting a clown nose to really drive the point home.

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It wasn’t the only time Cincy showed displeasure with the NFL’s decision. During the game, Bengals running back Joe Mixon scored a rushing touchdown and mocked the playoff scenario by pulling out a coin from his gear and flipping it.

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