How To Watch & Listen To The Bengals-49ers Game

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Bengals defensive end Sam Hubbard (94, right) returns a fumble for a touchdown as teammate Geno Atkins (97, left) celebrates against the Miami Dolphins.

It's the 2019 home opener from Paul Brown Stadium as the Bengals host the San Francisco 49ers in Week 2. Kickoff is at 1:06 p.m.

According to, Sunday's contest will air in the Bengals television market from the Cincinnati-Columbus-Dayton-Lexington region, as well as much of Northern California and Nevada. Map Key FOX Early:

  • Green: San Francisco at Cincinnati
  • Red: Dallas at Washington
  • Purple: Seattle at Pittsburgh
  • Yellow: Minnesota at Green Bay
  • Orange: Arizona at Baltimore
  • Gray: due to blackout enforced by home team on CBS

Here are the ways to watch and listen to the Week 2 clash for both teams:


Kickoff: 1:06 p.m. ET

The game will air on FOX-TV. In the Bengals' home region, it will be carried by WXIX-TV (Ch. 19) in Cincinnati, WGRT-TV (Ch. 45) in Dayton, WDKY-TV (Ch. 56) in Lexington, and WTTE-TV (Ch. 28) in Columbus.

  • Play-by-Play: Thom Brennaman
  • Analyst: Chris Spielman
  • Field Reporter: Shannon Spake


There are also multiple types of streaming options for viewers in 2019. Local & primetime games only. Data charges may apply. The NFL app offers free streams for viewers in the local market.

  • Phone & Tablet: Bengals games will be available on the Official Bengals mobile app and site on iOS. Additionally, all games available in TV where you are located will also be streamed for free on Yahoo Sports and the NFL app.
  • Desktop:, or the TV broadcaster's site (requires TV provider login).
  • Connected TV devices: the NFL app, or the TV broadcaster's app (requires TV provider login). Games will appear in same region as your local television broadcast. Please check local listings.


Bengals Radio Network, led by Cincinnati flagship stations WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530; all sports) and WEBN-FM (102.7).

  • Play-by-Play: Dan Hoard
  • Analyst: Dave Lapham
  • Radio Pre-game Show: Wayne Box Miller | 11:30 a.m. ET


SIRIUS: 98 (SF), 111 (Cin) | XM: 384 (SF), 228 (Sea)


NFL Game Pass, which is available now for free on a trial basis, 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.