Week 1: Bengals open regular season at PBS against Vikings

FILE—In this file photo from Sept. 13, 2020, players walk out to the field before at Paul Brown...
FILE—In this file photo from Sept. 13, 2020, players walk out to the field before at Paul Brown stadium that is devoid of fans to start warming up before an NFL football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Chargers, in Cincinnati. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has issued a warning against Ohioans gathering for big events like weddings and funerals, while defending a decision to boost the number of fans allowed to attend NFL games in the state. The governor also said Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 that even as cases rise in the state, the economy won't be shut down again. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)(Aaron Doster | AP)
Updated: May. 12, 2021 at 8:55 AM EDT
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CINCINNATI (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Bengals will start the 2021 regular season at home against the Minnesota Vikings.

The Sept. 12 opener is scheduled for 1 p.m. on FOX, a team spokeswoman confirms.

The team’s home schedule includes nine regular-season games and one preseason game.

In addition to the Vikings, the Bengals will host the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Chargers, Pittsburgh Steelers, and San Francisco 49ers during the regular season.

Bengals fans can buy single-game tickets as soon as the team’s entire schedule is released at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Ticket representatives will be available when the schedule is released.

Fans may call the Bengals Ticket Hotline at (513) 621-8383 or go to

Regular hours for the ticket hotline are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m to 5 p.m.

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