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Bengals recognize loyal fans at preseason opener

Bengals will honor fans on Saturday Bengals will honor fans on Saturday
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The Cincinnati Bengals will honor 90 fans at a Fan Appreciation Program as the preseason opener against the Tennessee Titans on Saturday, August 17.

The 90 participants are long-time season holders and will represent all Bengals fans in a ceremony that will take place on the field. When the Bengals players run out on the field, the 90 fans will be positioned in a tunnel structure to help welcome them during the pre-game introductions.

Each fan will be presented with a personalized Nike team jersey from players, coaches and team ownership.

"We are happy to make this presentation as part of the NFL's annual Back to Football program," said Katie Blackburn, Bengals executive vice-president. "We're excited to be starting our 46th home season, and this program conveys our thanks to some of our best fans for their enthusiasm and loyalty."

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