The Bengals start the 2018 season on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. in Indianapolis against the Colts. The CBS (Cincinnati's Local 12) game will be called by Andrew Catalon and James Lofton.
The Bengals kick off the Thursday Night Football schedule in Week 2 with a nationally televised game on NFL Network on Thursday, Sept. 13 against the Baltimore Ravens. The 8:20 p.m. game will air in Cincinnati on Local 12 and be called by Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink and FOX NFL rules analyst Mike Pereira.
In Week 3, the Bengals head to Carolina to take on the Panthers on Sunday, Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. That game will be called by Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon and Steve Tasker.
CBS Sports has added former Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians as a game analyst alongside Greg Gumbel and Trent Green, as well as sideline reporter Melanie Collins. This crew will call the Bengals Week 4 game on the road against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m.