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How To Watch, Listen & Follow Bengals at Buccaneers Preseason Opener


The Bengals kick off the preseason with a game against the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Here is everything you need to know to follow the game.


Network: Bengals Television Network

Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. ET

  • Play-by-Play: Mike Watts
  • Analyst: Anthony Muñoz
  • Sideline: Marisa Contipelli

Television Affiliates

  • Cincinnati – CBS 12
  • Columbus – ABC 6
  • Dayton – ABC 22
  • Lexington – FOX 56
  • Lima – FOX 8.2
  • Louisville – FOX 41


In-Market: A free live stream will be available on the following platforms if the game is available on television in the local market*:

  • Bengals Official App
  • mobile website (Safari browser ONLY)
  • Yahoo! Sports mobile browser or app

Please check your local TV listing to confirm availability. iOS mobile web and app users should "Allow Location Access" (via Settings > Privacy > Location Services > Safari).

*Geographic and device restrictions apply. Local & primetime games only. Data charges may apply.

Out-of-Market: Fans can watch live out-of-market preseason games on NFL Game Pass. Access NFL Game Pass on the web at or via the NFL app on smartphones, tablets and connected TV devices.


Bengals Radio Network, led by Cincinnati flagship stations WLW-AM (700), WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530) and WEBN-FM (102.7). The pregame show begins airing at 6 p.m. ET.

WLW-AM (700) will join the flagship stations in broadcasting the Bengals game once its broadcast of the Cincinnati Reds game concludes (the Reds game begins at 4:05 p.m. Eastern).

  • Play-by-Play: Dan Hoard
  • Analyst: Dave Lapham
  • Pregame Show: Wayne Box Miller

Click here to view a complete list of affiliate stations.

SOCIAL MEDIA, the Official Bengals app and Bengals social media channels will provide game coverage throughout the game. Follow the Bengals on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for live game day updates, videos and behind-the-scenes photos.


NFL Game Pass provides access to replays of every game. NFL Game Pass features full broadcasts, condensed games and coaches' film. It is viewable on smart phones and tablets via the NFL App, as well as on connected TV devices via the NFL App, on XBox One, Apple TV, PlayStation 4, Roku, Amazon Fire and Android TV. Note: It is not compatible with Google Chromecast.