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Katy Perry song nixed for intros

Updated: September 21, 2013, 2:28 PM ET
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The roars from Cincinnati Bengals fans have been heard and, as a result, Katy Perry's latest hit song won't be blaring anymore when the team gets introduced at Paul Brown Stadium on Sundays.

After playing Perry's hit song "Roar" before, during and after their home opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night, the Bengals told the Wall Street Journal on Friday that they wanted to tone down the playing of it after a social-media backlash.

Specifically, it was the playing ...

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