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A Change in Mindset: 2018 USL Playoffs

(Picture Credits: David Starcher)
Let's be brutally honest with ourselves for a minute.

Playoff success and Cincinnati don't match. At all.

In my lifetime, I've seen the Bengals go 0-7 in the postseason, losing to backup quarterbacks and heart-breakers to the Steelers. No matter the scenario, and there's been a lot of them, the Bengals find a way to raise your expectations for just long enough to have them shattered in January.

It's not like the Reds are any better. Since making the NLCS in 1995, the Reds have gone 2-7 in the postseason, losing 3 straight games at home in 2012 to the San Francisco Giants (It was an even-numbered year to be fair).

If you want to get the college teams involved, both entered this year's March Madness basketball tournament with high hopes, only for their dreams to be crushed in Nashville before making the Sweet 16.

Why is FC Cincinnati any different? They are 0-2 in the USL playoffs, still winless after losses to Charleston and Ta…

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