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Bengals Preseason Opener Set for Aug. 11 at Home


Dates and kickoff times are now set for all Bengals 2017 preseason games. The Bengals open the preseason with back-to-back home games, including a Friday night opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Aug. 11 that kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and a Saturday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Aug. 19 that kicks off at 7 p.m.

            Cincinnati will play a nationally televised (FOX) road game on Sun., Aug. 27 at Washington, marking the eighth time in the last eight years for the Bengals to be selected by the league's broadcast partners for a national game. The Bengals' other road game will be a Thursday night finale in Indianapolis against the Colts. The Buccaneers, Chiefs and Colts games will be televised by the Bengals Preseason TV Network.

            Single-game preseason tickets are now available for the Bengals two home games starting at $25. Fans may purchase tickets by calling the Bengals Ticket Hotline at (513) 621-8383 or toll-free at (866) 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. Monday through Friday.

            Though dates and kickoff times for the Bengals' regular season schedule are yet to be announced, the list of home and road opponents has been set. The regular season home schedule features AFC North Division rivals Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers, along with the Buffalo Bills, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts. Season Tickets start at $400 and flexible payment plan options are available. Fans can call the Ticket Hotline to schedule an appointment to view available seats.

            The full Bengals preseason schedule, with home games in CAPS and all times ET:

            --Fri., Aug. 11: TAMPA BAY, 7:30 p.m.

            --Sat., Aug. 19: KANSAS CITY, 7 p.m.

            --Sun., Aug. 27: at Washington, 4:30 p.m. (FOX)

            --Thurs., Aug 31: at Indianapolis, 7 p.m.

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