Who: Indianapolis Colts at Cincinnati Bengals
What: NFL Preseason Week 4
Where: Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
When: 7:00 PM EDT on August 28, 2014
TV Schedule: Coverage on the Bengals Preseason Network with Brad Johansen (play-by-play), Anthony Munoz (analyst) and Mike Valpredo (sideline reporter). The network is led by flagship WKRC-TV (Ch. 12) in Cincinnati. The game is not a sellout and will be aired on tape delay in the Bengals home market.
Air time on Channel 12 will be at 11:35 p.m., and air time on WRGT-TV (Ch. 45) in Dayton will be 11 p.m. The game will air live in Columbus and Lima, Ohio, and in Louisville, Ky. The network affiliate in Columbus is WSYX-TV (Ch. 6), the affiliate in Lima is WLIO-TV (FOX Ch. 8.2), and the affiliate in Louisville is WDRB-TV (Ch. 41).
Radio: Coverage on the Bengals Radio Network, led by a "triple cast" on Cincinnati flagship stations WLW-AM (700), WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530) and WEBN-FM (102.7). Broadcasters are Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Dave Lapham (analyst).
Weather: 79° F/ 26° C and Partly Cloudy
Live Stream: Verizon subscribers can watch games live with the NFL Mobile app(subscription required). NFL Game Pass offers live online broadcasts to users outside the USA. Every preseason game is shown on NFL Network, although many are not aired live. You can also watch all the games online through NFL.com/preseasonlive.
Series: The Bengals lead the Colts 14-8 in preseason play, including 7-4 as the home team. The Bengals have won eight of the last 10 preseason meetings, including 27-10 at Paul Brown Stadium in 2013. Since 1992, the Bengals and Colts have played every year in the preseason except 2000.
All 22 preseason games between the two franchises have taken place since the Colts moved to Indianapolis from Baltimore. In the official series rivalry, including regular-season and postseason games, the Colts lead 17-10, but the Bengals have won the last two encounters, 27-17 in 2011 and 42-28 in 2013, both at Paul Brown Stadium.
Indy’s lead includes a 16- 10 edge in regular season, plus a victory in the rivalry’s only postseason game, a 17-0 win by the Baltimore Colts against the visiting Bengals in 1970. The Bengals and Colts are scheduled to meet again in the 2014 regular season, on Oct. 19 at Indianapolis.
Cincinnati vs. Indianapolis is the closest geographical rivalry among cities in the AFC, with a driving distance of 110 miles along Interstate 74. The next closest is Cleveland-Pittsburgh at 137 miles. Though the teams are not division rivals, they are meeting for the 22nd time in 23 years in preseason, and are scheduled to meet for the seventh time in the last 10 regular seasons on Oct. 19 at Indianapolis.