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As the excitement continues ahead of the Cincinnati Bengals' AFC championship game with the Kansas City Chiefs, the Cincinnati Enquirer staff writers and photographers left no angle uncovered. Here's a complete list of this week's offerings, some season highlights and some fun stuff.

Merchandise bearing the team motto, “They Gotta Play Us,” is sold in the team shop at PayCor Stadium in downtown Cincinnati.
Merchandise bearing the team motto, “They Gotta Play Us,” is sold in the team shop at PayCor Stadium in downtown Cincinnati.

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs game dey

'They gotta play us': How Bengals' new team mantra connected fans to the team

Three keys: How Cincinnati Bengals beat Kansas City Chiefs in AFC Championship

What channel is the game on?How to watch the AFC championship game between the Bengals and Chiefs Sunday

Ticket costs:Cincinnati Bengals vs Kansas City Chiefs: What do AFC championship tickets cost?

Injury report:Travis Kelce is game-time decision to play in Cincinnati-Kansas City AFC Championship game, per reports

Where is Patrick Mahomes from?6 things to know about the Chiefs quarterback

Joe fashion:Joe Burrow wears Sorry in Advance's pink bear shirt with pink denim jacket in Kansas City

Mocking the moniker:Chris Jones, Kansas City DT, mocks 'Burrowhead' talk with multiple mentions of it

Looking ahead:Bengals vs. 49ers round 3 in the Super Bowl? If both teams win Sunday it will happen

AFC championship prediction: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs | Jason Williams

Heading to Arrowhead:Cincinnati to visit Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium for AFC Championship

Uniformity:Cincinnati plans white jersey and pants, black stripes and socks combo for AFC title game

Chiefs' injury report:Kansas City injury report vs. Cincinnati: Hardman limited, Mahomes is full participant

Who's officiating?:Bengals-Chiefs referee Ron Torbert officiated Cincinnati's Super Bowl 56 loss

Patrick Mahomes injury:Chiefs quarterback to practice Wednesday, per Andy Reid

‘We have to beat them 1 time in a row’: Zac Taylor on Bengals' 4th meeting with Chiefs

Roster talk:‘We’re a more complete team’: Joe Burrow expresses confidence in this Bengals roster

Odds are:Bengals quickly become favorites over Chiefs in AFC title game

Weather:What's the weather in Kansas City for the Bengals-Chiefs game? Expect freezing temps 🥶

Airfare:There's a United nonstop Cincinnati to Kansas City roundtrip flight, but it's not cheap

Television:CBS' Tracy Wolfson not surprised by Cincinnati-Kansas City AFC Championship rematch

Not impressed:'Nothing' impresses Kansas City Chiefs LB Willie Gay about Cincinnati Bengals' offense

'I'm him!': Joe Burrow celebrates during Cincinnati-Buffalo game in NFL Films video

Melissa Etheridge, Chiefs fan: Saying 'Burrowhead' is 'so dangerous ... go right ahead'

Features and analysis

Mixon wants to stay:Why Bengals running back Joe Mixon wants to spend the rest of his career in Cincinnati

Film room:Lessons from how the Bengals have won the chess match vs. Patrick Mahomes

King glass eater:The legendary performance of Bengals center Ted Karras, the definition of a glass eater

Pratt's presence:How Germaine Pratt's mottos and hustle led to a breakout year on the Bengals

Defensive masterminds:Meet the masterminds behind the Bengals' clutch, timely defense

Chasing the answers:Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase has all of the answers

Defining defense:The personality and defining traits of the Bengals' defense

Recapping the Bengals vs. Bills game

Snow Dey game story:Bengals make another incredible statement with playoff win over the Bills

Analysis:Bengals show why it’s time they should stop being treated as an underdog

Great pants:Joe Burrow wore an amazing pair of 'Seinfeld' sweatpants after beating Bills and NFL fans loved them

'Better send those refunds': Joe Burrow sends message about NFL's foiled neutral-site plan

Three keys:How Cincinnati Bengals beat Buffalo Bills

Bass:For Bengals vs. Bills, ‘I can’t wait to see how they treat us’

Brandon Beane, Bills' GM: 'I don't want to suck bad enough to have to get Ja'Marr Chase'

Taking a shot?:Joe Burrow seemed to take a shot at the NFL with two-word Instagram post after beating Bills

Mental preparation:‘It’s you against the world’: How Joe Burrow is preparing to hit the road in playoffs

Williams, Cappa:Bengals rule out Jonah Williams, Alex Cappa for divisional round game against Bills

AnalysisHow Joe Burrow got something out of nothing and made highlight plays vs. the Ravens

Tale of two cities:'Lots of love and respect:' Looking back on the night that connected the Bengals and Bills

About Damar Hamlin

Eli Apple on Buffalo tweets: 'Never would I make light of (Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest)'

Couples therapy?:Eli Apple on Buffalo's Stefon Diggs, Josh Allen: 'Someone get them in couples therapy'

At the table:How restaurants stepped up to feed Damar Hamlin's family

Damar's charity:Damar Hamlin's GoFundMe for children's toy drive surpasses $7 million in donations after injury

'Lots of love and respect:' Looking back on the night that connected the Bengals and Bills

Due respect:Cincinnati's medical team recognized on field at Paycor Stadium before game vs. Baltimore

Heading home:Damar Hamlin discharged from hospital in New York, headed home

From the doctors:Here's what doctors had to say about Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest

'You won the game of life': UC physicians say Damar Hamlin showing substantial progress

Did we win?:Damar Hamlin's first written note after awaking

From the family:Damar Hamlin's family releases statement: 'Please keep Damar in your prayers'

Cincinnati aglow:Downtown Cincinnati glows blue for Damar Hamlin, Buffalo Bills

Arms wide open:Cincinnati and the country rallied around Bills safety Damar Hamlin

Deja Vu:Damar Hamlin's cardiac arrest a reminder of the importance of athletic trainers at games

72 hours of blue: How Damar Hamlin changed everything for Bengals fans

Postponement:How the NFL decided to postpone Bengals-Bills following Damar Hamlin’s collapse on field

Prayer wall:This prayer wall captures Cincinnati's love for Damar Hamlin

Support:Bengals, Bills fans gather at University of Cincinnati Medical Center in support of Damar Hamlin

Jason Williams:Questions, emotions swirl about Damar Hamlin's injury. Just stop, wait, pray

Original story:Damar Hamlin in critical condition after collapse during Bengals game. Here's what we know

Bengals' hometown heroes

From their high school coaches:Bengals, Chiefs players' former high school football coaches break down AFC championship

'That’s Mr. Cincinnati':Inside the biggest play of Sam Hubbard's life

Moeller's Sam Hubbard:'A Cincinnati story': Sam Hubbard's lifelong connection to his hometown

Fairfield's Jack the Giant:Jackson Carman is back in the spotlight on the Bengals offensive line

La Salle's Drue Chrisman:'We knew Drue was special.' Chrisman perfected punting prowess at La Salle

Game balls

Game-ball bars:Which bars, restaurants have received Cincinnati Bengals game balls the last 2 seasons?

Buffalo game ball:Rhinehaus OTR receives Bengals game ball from Cincinnati's playoff win in Buffalo

'Everything's kismet':Zac Taylor delivers game ball to Rhinehaus after Bengals win

Burrow family gifts game ball:Joe Burrow's parents, Jimmy and Robin, deliver Bengals game ball to Athens' Courtside Pizza

Ravens game ball:Zac Taylor delivers game ball to a Cincinnati bar after Bengals' win over Ravens

Tradition revivedBengals game balls given to local bars in revival of 2022 tradition

For the fans, for the fun

Where to watch:Looking for a place to watch the Bengals? Try these local bars and restaurants 🏈

Run, Sam, run:Cincy Shirts turns Sam Hubbard meme into T-shirt

What a McDeal! McDonald’s offering free McNuggets across Cincinnati for Bengals vs Chiefs

Joe's quotes:Joe Burrow's most memorable quotes from this season (so far 😉)

Thinking about going to the Super Bowl?How much do hotel rooms for Super Bowl weekend cost? A lot. Here's the latest price outlook.

Our Pro Bowlers:Joe Burrow, Ja'Marr Chase and Trey Hendrickson named AFC Pro Bowlers

Quiz:Which Cincinnati Bengals player are you? Take the quiz to find out

Season tickets:For Bengals, winning = waitlist for tickets

Bass:Of the Bengals, Bengals fans and the Winter of Our Disrespect

Where is Ja'Marr Chase from? 4 things to know about the Bengals wide receiver

About Joe Brrr:Where was Joe Burrow born? 7 facts about the star Bengals quarterback

Jason Williams:Think about it. We're witnessing glory days of Cincinnati Bengals franchise

From the news desk

'My bad':Pureval issues apology after post trolling Chiefs quarterback

Make it stop:Cincinnati receiver Tyler Boyd: Stop interviewing Eric Weddle

MVP MVP:Bengals QB Joe Burrow among AP's NFL MVP finalists for 2022

More:Colts request interview with Bengals OC Brian Callahan for vacant head coach job

Having fun? You bet!

Another shift:Cincinnati Bengals now bigger betting underdog to Kansas City Chiefs

Underdog?:Cincinnati Bengals shift back to betting underdog against Kansas City Chiefs

For beginners:Wanna bet? Here's a beginner's guide to sports betting ahead of Bengals game

Good call:90% of Ohio gamblers took Bengals over Bills, per Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati

Say what?:Bet on Bengals: Sportsbook already paying bettors who backed Cincy to win Super Bowl 💰

First bet with T.J.:T.J. Houshmandzadeh opens Belterra Park's FanDuel Sportsbook with Super Bowl bet on Bengals


Column:Bengals fans must enjoy the moment, remain optimistic

Cartoon:It's Necessary: Breathe easy; Deep breaths; Clearing the air

Column:Response to Hamlin tragedy showed openness to vulnerability of men

This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Everything you need to know