Bengals will face Vikings at PBS to kick off 2021 regular season

Full schedule will be released tonight
Posted at 8:40 AM, May 12, 2021

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Bengals will spend Week 1 at home as they face the Minnesota Vikings on Sept. 12, the team announced Wednesday.

Kickoff is 1 p.m. at Paul Brown Stadium. For ticket information, click here.

For the first time, NFL teams will play 17 regular season games and three preseason games in 2021. Since 1978, teams have played 16 regular season games and four preseason games.

Single-game Bengals tickets go on sale and the team's full schedule is revealed Wednesday at 7:45 p.m. The league will officially release all team schedules at 8 p.m. on NFL Network and

The Bengals will face the following opponents in 2021, listed in alphabetical order:


  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Cleveland Browns
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Minnesota Vikings
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Jacksonville Jaguars
  • San Francisco 49ers


  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Chicago Bears
  • Cleveland Browns
  • Denver Broncos
  • Detroit Lions
  • Las Vegas Raiders
  • Pittsburgh Steelers
  • New York Jets