Bengals announce broadcast teams for 2018 season


The Cincinnati Bengals announced their 2018 broadcast teams today, and includes some familiar voices.

Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham will return to the radio booth for all preseason and regular season games. This will be Hoard’s eighth season as the play-by-play voice, and it will be Lapham’s 32nd as the color analyst.

›› Bengals players weigh in on Trump/Eagles dispute

Wayne “Box” Miller joins the radio team as the pregame and postgame host, and he will continue in his role as a recurring guest host for the Bengals Pep Rally show that airs on ESPN 1530 on Friday afternoons. He replaces Alan Cutler.

The television team for preseason games will be led by a new voice in play-by-play man Mike Watts, who replaces Brad Johansen. Watts will be flanked by Anthony Munoz as the color analyst for a 21st season while Mike Valpredo handles the sideline duties for his 14th season.

›› Kirkpatrick embracing new role as elder statesman of secondary

Watts has previous broadcast experience with ESPN, SEC Network, Major League Soccer, CONCACAF and various college conferences.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

Prep football: Fenwick-Alter rivalry continues with GCLC North showdown
Prep football: Fenwick-Alter rivalry continues with GCLC North showdown

It didn’t take long for Dan Haverkamp to start hearing about the significance of Fenwick High School’s football rivalry with Alter. “I think probably within my first hour in the building, I had somebody come up to me and say, ‘Hey, beat Alter,’ ” said Haverkamp, in his first season at the Falcons’ helm. &ldquo...
Undefeated Springfield 4-0 first time since North and South merged
Undefeated Springfield 4-0 first time since North and South merged

Unbeaten Springfield (4-0) landed the knockout that reverberated through Greater Western Ohio Conference football last week. How else to explain a historical 49-6 blitz of host Centerville? Following three straight relatively close defeats of Lancaster, Fairfield and Hudson by a combined 13 points, the Wildcats were at their quick-strike best in shredding...
Ohio State updates status of Nick Bosa
Ohio State updates status of Nick Bosa

Ohio State announced the news Buckeye fans hoped not to hear: Nick Bosa had surgery.  The junior defensive end is out indefinitely after having “a core muscle injury” repaired Thursday.  The 2017 All-American was injured in the second half Saturday night as the fourth-ranked Buckeyes beat No. 15 TCU in Arlington, Texas. ...
Ohio State football: Davon Hamilton one of most improved Buckeyes

Davon Hamilton benefited from Nick Bosa’s forced fumble and Dre’Mont Jones inability to grab the football in the end zone, scoring his first career touchdown Saturday in a 40-28 victory against Texas Christian. After receiving limited playing time the last two seasons on a deep defensive line, Hamilton found himself in the spotlight in...
Who are the top high school football teams in the area? Week 5 power rankings 
Who are the top high school football teams in the area? Week 5 power rankings 

The top high school football area teams, compiled by Cox Media Group Ohio. All games on Friday unless otherwise noted. 1. Northmont (4-0): d. Butler 43-16; at Wayne (2-2). 2. Springfield (4-0): d. Centerville 49-6; hosts Lebanon (3-1). 3. Miamisburg (4-0): d. Wayne 30-13; at Troy (4-0). 4. Fairmont (3-1): d. Springboro 24-12; hosts Beavercreek (1-3)...
More Stories