Bengals-Steelers start time changed


The Cincinnati Bengals just found out their bye week will last an additional three hours with the NFL’s announcement that the Oct. 22 game at Pittsburgh has been flexed to a 4:25 p.m. kickoff.

The game, which originally was scheduled for 1 p.m., will be part of the CBS doubleheader.

The Bengals and Steelers have played in primetime plenty of times, but this will be just the eighth time in 84 regular-season games they will start in the late afternoon time slot. The most recent was Sept. 27, 2009, when the Bengals won 23-20 at home in a 4:15 start.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

Andy Dalton or Nick Foles? Depends on the month
Andy Dalton or Nick Foles? Depends on the month

On the heels of our wildly successful discussion about whether or not Andy Dalton is better than Blake Bortles (anymore), there is only one logical next step.  Who is better: Andy Dalton or Tom Brady?  Just kidding… But seriously, have you seen the guy who is quarterbacking the team that will oppose Brady’s Patriots in the Super...
Fenwick takes competitive balance hit in football, girls soccer
Fenwick takes competitive balance hit in football, girls soccer

Fenwick is the only area football program to take a hit in the revised competitive balance figures for the upcoming football season. A Greater Catholic League North Division member, the Falcons were bumped up from Division IV to D-III. That wasn’t unexpected. Fenwick missed the cutoff for being lumped in D-III last season by one boy. “Obviously...
Wright State’s Love earns another Horizon League award
Wright State’s Love earns another Horizon League award

Wright State’s Loudon Love has been voted the Horizon League Freshman of the Week for the fourth time this year and second in the last three weeks. The 6-foot-9, 275-pound Love scored in double figures in all three WSU games last week as the Raiders went 2-1 to stay atop the HL standings. ›› Smith to return to WSU to speak at First...
Astros’ Smith to make return engagement at Wright State’s First Pitch Banquet
Astros’ Smith to make return engagement at Wright State’s First Pitch Banquet

Even though Joe Smith had previously served as keynote speaker for the Wright State baseball program’s First Pitch Banquet, bringing him back for another appearance made perfect sense to coach Jeff Mercer. Not only is Smith one of the most successful players to come out of the program, but appearances are something he specializes in, as he leads...
5 things to know about Ohio State football in 2018
5 things to know about Ohio State football in 2018

With the Buckeyes’ winter workouts up and running, the 2018 Ohio State football season is more or less officially underway. Most of the recruiting class has signed, and everyone who is leaving early for the NFL draft has declared so.  Here is what you need to know about the Buckeyes with a new year dawning: Four defenders who started...
More Stories