The Cincinnati Bengals, as we expected would happen, made a Kansas City Chiefs player look like a fool this past weekend.

Before the Bengals’ 27-24 win against the Chiefs on Sunday, Kansas City defensive back Justin Reid talked some trash about how he was going to “lock down” Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins.

Higgins ended up catching three passes for 35 yards and a touchdown on five targets. So Reid and the Chiefs’ secondary did a decent job of containing him — though they didn’t keep him out of the end zone.

But how much does that matter if Kansas City didn’t win the game? Ultimately, that’s what it’s all about — winning.

Despite the loss, Reid was still talking trash after the game. Reid tweeted on Tuesday morning that he was “right” even though the Chiefs lost the game.

If you’re a Chiefs fan, I imagine you’re embarrassed by that tweet.

Cincinnati handled business against a great Kansas City team. It’s their third win in less than a year against the Chiefs. And I’m guessing that Higgins couldn’t care less how many yards he had in the game — he just wanted the win.

Reid can celebrate holding Higgins to 35 yards all he wants.

Meanwhile, the Bengals are celebrating a win.

Reid might want to save the gloating for after wins only. Or better yet, don’t gloat at all.

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