With the Bengals preparing for Wednesday's release of the regular-season schedule (8 p.m.-NFL Network), they've set dates and kickoff times for all preseason games.
For the second straight year, the home preseason opener will be on a Saturday -- this year on Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. against the New York Jets. The Bengals had not had a Saturday home preseason game from 2009-2012.
The Bengals kick off the preseason on Thursday, Aug. 7, playing at Kansas City at 8 p.m. Game three, as previously announced, is at Arizona on Sunday, Aug. 24 (8 p.m.-Cincinnati's Channel 5) with national television coverage by NBC.
The preseason finale is at home against Indianapolis on Thurs., Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.
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, and season tickets are available now through the Bengals Ticket Hotline at 866-621-8383 (TDTD) or online through Bengals.com.
Bengals preseason schedule, with home games in CAPS and all times ET:
--Thurs., Aug. 7: at Kansas City, 8 p.m.
--Sat., Aug. 16: N.Y. JETS, 7 p.m.
--Sun., Aug. 24: at Arizona, 8 p.m. (NBC)
--Thurs., Aug. 28: INDIANAPOLIS, 7 p.m.