BLUE ASH, OH (FOX19) - On Friday, the Firehouse Grill in Blue Ash was filled with black and orange, as the excitement builds for Sunday's showdown against the Ravens.
"You can tell there is excitement in the air," said Bob Young. "It's not the usual depression this time of year and it's very nice."
On Sunday, fans can watch the game at home thanks to the Bengals' second sell-out of the season but thousands of fans will be attending the game.
"Everybody get loud who is going down there," said Ed Shaffer. "Wear orange jerseys it's going to be an orange out. Let's get it Who Dey!"
Without question when the Bengals' are in playoff contention it's great for the city of Cincinnati.
"It brings people in, it gives us a feeling of pride," said Kyle Homan, a life-long Bengals' fan. "It's just a great thing and it's so fun to be happy."
"I can't wait to go to the game," said Stacey Homan, a Cincinnati native now living in Denver, Co. "I am delaying my 20-hour drive home so I can go the game and watch the Bengals' go to the playoffs."
Bengals' fans have confidence that this year's Bengals' squad will punch their ticket to the playoffs with a win against the Ravens on Sunday.