The NFL is releasing their 2014 regular season schedule at 8 p.m. on the NFL Network -- Bengals.com usually releases that information at that time so you really don't have to sit around and watch the special.
While all of that happens, here's an open thread to talk about the schedule release.
We're also offering a contest -- the winner earns respect. Here's the contest.
Predict the entire regular season -- the week Cincinnati plays an opponent, the bye week, dates and kickoff times. Good luck. Lol.
Here's what the Thanksgiving slate of games looks like:
According to Colts punter Pat McCafee, his team will open the year at Denver on Sunday Night football:
Supposedly we're opening up the season in Primetime..Sunday Night... In Denver.. Basically NBC just said "Mr McAfee.. Thin Air.. Drop bombs"— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) April 23, 2014
The defending Super Bowl champs will host the Packers to open the 2014 season:
And in a far less appealing matchup, the Giants will open the year at Detroit on Monday Night Football.