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Extra Mustard’s Thursday Night Football drinking game for Week 9. 

By Extra Mustard
November 04, 2015

Welcome to the latest installment of Extra Mustard’s Thursday Night Football drinking game. Week 9 presents the forever-awful Cleveland Browns against the wait-until-the-playoffs Cincinnati Bengals.

The Thursday night game moves from CBS to NFL Network this week, because even the NFL doesn’t want too many people to watch this. Cleveland is replacing Josh McCown with Johnny Manziel at quarterback, which sounds exciting until you realize Manziel lost a quarterback competition to Josh McCown. Andy Dalton may be good, though. 

We don’t have high hopes for this game. Fortunately, our drinking game is here to keep you involved.

Responsibly sip your drink when

You remember the game is on NFL Network and not CBS

Johnny Manziel holds the ball for longer than three seconds

The announcers try convincing you Andy Dalton is different this year

You notice the teams’ uniforms clash

The announcers mention the Browns jersey with all the quarterbacks on it

You hear the song “Ohio” by Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young

Josh McCown is seen sulking on the sideline

NFL Network superimposes Andy Dalton’s playoff record on the screen

They show Katherine Webb in the stands

You are surprised the Bengals are undefeated

Responsibly sip your drink twice if

There is any reference to Skyline chili

Either team is compared to Ohio State

Nantz and Simms mention the non-trades for Joe Thomas and Alex Mack

Refill your drink if

Andy Dalton is referred to as The Red Rifle

Responsibly finish your drink if

You see any naked Bengals in the locker room

LeBron James is at the game

Johnny Manziel runs for a touchdown

Someone mentions that the largest city in Ohio is actually Columbus

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