The Bengals schedule will be released Thursday at 8 p.m. on Bengals.com, with the entire 2018 NFL schedule announced on NFL Network and NFL.com.
NFL Network's coverage will be highlighted by a two-hour special hosted by Scott Hanson and featuring analysts Steve Mariucci, Kurt Warner and Maurice Jones-Drew. The special will break down the entire 2018 NFL regular season schedule, division by division, analyzing the top matchups and primetime games, including the 18-game Thursday Night Football schedule on FOX and NFL Network. Additionally during the two-hour show, the Rich Eisen Show hosted by Rich Eisen will take calls from fans to provide their thoughts and reactions, as well as provide interviews with current NFL players regarding the 2018 NFL schedule.
Also featured on 2018 NFL Schedule Release:
- Live reports from NFL Network reporters stationed at team facilities and cities, including Mike Garafolo with the Philadelphia Eagles, Stacey Dales with the New England Patriots, Steve Wyche with the Oakland Raiders, Jane Slater outside of AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and Tiffany Blackmon outside of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, site of Super Bowl LIII
- NFL Media analytics expert Cynthia Frelund predicts the playoff field in 2018
- NFL Fantasy expert Michael Fabiano discusses the fantasy implications of the 2018 NFL regular season schedule
- NFL Media's Colleen Wolfe monitors social media for fan and team reaction