CINCINNATI -- The Bengals will start their season in Indianapolis and host their first home game on a Thursday. They'll take a bye in week nine and finish their regular season against the Steelers.
The team released their 2018 schedule Thursday night.
Here it is:
All times are Eastern; home games in CAPS
An asterisk (*) denotes a game subject to possible flex scheduling.
PRESEASON (day, date, opponent, time)
Thurs., Aug. 9: CHICAGO, 7 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 18: at Dallas, 7 p.m.
Sun., Aug. 26: at Buffalo, 4 p.m. (FOX)
Thurs., Aug. 30: INDIANAPOLIS, 7 p.m.
REGULAR SEASON (day, date, opponent, time)
Sun., Sept. 9: at Indianapolis, 1 p.m.
Thurs., Sept. 13: BALTIMORE, 8:20 p.m. (NFLN)
Sun., Sept. 23: at Carolina, 1 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 30: at Atlanta, 1 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 7: MIAMI*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 14: PITTSBURGH*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 21: at Kansas City*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 28: TAMPA BAY*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 4: (BYE WEEK)
Sun., Nov. 11: NEW ORLEANS*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 18: at Baltimore*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Nov. 25: CLEVELAND*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 2: DENVER*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 9: at L.A. Chargers*, 4:05 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 16: OAKLAND*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 23: at Cleveland*, 1 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 30: at Pittsburgh*, 1 p.m.
Tickets are available by calling 513-621-8383, on Bengals.com and in the Paul Brown Stadium ticket office.