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Bengals Announce 2019 Preseason Schedule


The Bengals' 2019 preseason schedule features road games at the Kansas City Chiefs and Washington Redskins, followed by home games against the New York Giants and Indianapolis Colts.

All games will air on the Bengals Preseason TV Network. Dates and kickoff times will be announced later this month.

The Bengals will take the field for the first time under new head coach Zac Taylor during the weekend of Aug. 8-12, when they travel to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs. The Bengals' last preseason game against the Chiefs was in 2017. The Chiefs lead the all-time preseason series 9-0.

The second preseason game, on the road against the Washington Redskins, will be during the weekend of Aug. 15-19. The Bengals' last preseason matchup with the Redskins was in 2017. Washington leads the preseason series 5-3-1.

The preseason home opener will be the weekend of Aug. 22-25 against the New York Giants. The Bengals' last preseason matchup against the Giants was in 2015. The Giants hold a 3-1 edge in the preseason series.

The Bengals will wrap up preseason play at Paul Brown Stadium against the Indianapolis Colts on either Aug. 29 or 30. The game will be the 27th preseason meeting between the two teams in the last 28 years, and the 28th meeting overall. The Bengals lead the series 16-11. Cincinnati versus Indianapolis is the closest geographical rivalry among cities in the AFC, with a driving distance of 110 miles.

Season Tickets are on sale now, with pricing on all three levels of Paul Brown Stadium remaining flat for the 2019 season. Season Tickets start at $400 and flexible payment plan options are available. 

Fans can purchase Season Tickets by calling the Bengals Ticket Hotline at (513) 621-8383, online at or by visiting the Paul Brown Stadium ticket office. The Ticket Hotline and ticket office hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Fans can call the hotline to schedule an appointment to view available seats. Tickets may be purchased 24/7 through Fans also can chat with a ticket representative online if they have any questions. 

The regular season home schedule features AFC North Division rivals Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers, along with the New England Patriots, New York Jets, Jacksonville Jaguars, Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers. Dates and kickoff times are yet to be determined.

Pending the announcement of dates and kickoff times, the 2019 Bengals preseason lines up as follows:

  • Week 1: at Kansas City, weekend of Aug. 8-12
  • Week 2: at Washington, weekend of Aug. 15-19
  • Week 3: N.Y. GIANTS at Paul Brown Stadium, weekend of Aug. 22-25
  • Week 4: INDIANAPOLIS at Paul Brown Stadium, Aug. 29 or 30