The Bengals-Steelers rivalry not only transcends season and offseason but apparently continents, too.
USA Today reports veteran Cincinnati defensive tackle Domata Peko had a blunt if censored answer when asked in London, England, about his feelings on the team from Pittsburgh.
“Pieces of bleep,” Peko said when asked to complete the sentence, “The Pittsburgh Steelers are…”
Peko was across the pond as part of the NFL’s efforts to promote this year’s International Series. He was joined by seven other NFL players, including teammate Carlos Dunlap.
The Bengals are set to take part Oct. 30 when they take on the Washington Redskins at Wembley Stadium.
The next time they get a shot at the Steelers will be Week 2 when they are scheduled to play in Pittsburgh. The Steelers will play in Cincinnati on Dec. 18.
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