CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Bengals announced its preseason schedule for the 2016-17 season.
Game one will feature former Bengals' defensive coordinator, Mike Zimmer, and his return to Paul Brown Stadium. Zimmer is now the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings and his squad takes on the Bengals week one of the preseason between Aug. 11-15.
Week two (Aug. 18-22) the Bengals travel to Detroit to take on the Lions. The Lions recently signed former Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones.
The third game is a nationally televised Sunday Night Football Game on Aug. 28 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Bengals wrap up preseason play Thursday, Sept. 1 when the Colts come to town.
- Week One (Aug. 11-15): Minnesota Vikings
- Week Two (Aug. 18-22): @ Detroit Lions
- Week Three (Aug. 28): SNF @ Jacksonville Jaguars
- Week Four (Sept. 1): Indianapolis Colts