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The NFL schedule has been released and the Bengals currently have four primetime games. Plus, how is Andy Dalton getting better in the offseason, the Reds monstrous night and some NFL analysis on the big-game schedule.

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Cincinnati Bengals schedule analysis
Sure, the Cincinnati Bengals' schedule starts off with an uninspiring yet winnable road game against an Oakland team that finished 3-13 last year and has a new head coach, but it heats up quickly. After beginning their sixth straight season on the road, the Bengals host potential playoff contenders San Diego, Kansas City and Seattle before breaking for a reasonable midseason bye. On the heels of last year's Week 4 bye, this one falls in the perfect spot -- later in the year -- and one week before a challenging division game against Pittsburgh that could be flexed into prime time.

Cincinnati Bengals 2015 Regular Season Schedule
The NFL released their 2015 schedule, including the Cincinnati Bengals'. Here's the first look at the team's schedule for the 2015 regular season including dates and times.

2015 NFL schedule accommodated Pope; analysis of all 32 teams' slates
Assigning dates to the 256 NFL games is a complex process. And that’s before a plea on behalf of the pontiff. Here’s how four men and 136 computers navigated approximately 50 ‘must-have’ conditions to nail down this fall’s football slate

John Clayton's five best Monday Night Football games of 2015
4. Dec. 28: Cincinnati Bengals at Denver Broncos -- The final Monday night game of the season at the very least could involve playoff seedings. Both franchises are on decent playoff runs. Manning is going year-to-year because of age and injuries. As much as he would like to extend his career into his 40s, he can't afford to fade down the stretch with his throwing as he did last season. Manning has been one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the game. Whether it was in Indianapolis or in Denver, his signal-calling has consistently produced 12 or 13 wins a season. The MNF finale should tip off which way his great career is heading.

The 10 most intriguing games on the 2015 NFL schedule
Picking the 10 most intriguing NFL games each year when the schedule comes out can be challenging. It wasn't this year. There are so many good games involving the power teams in each league that I just went with those...

11 things to know about the 2015 NFL Schedule
A good 25 years or so of my life were spent blacking out on a late November, mid-morning massive family meal (some call it "Thanksgiving lunch") and returning back to my grandfather's house to fall asleep on the couch watching football while he napped in his recliner. Daddy Pat would approve wholeheartedly of this year's Thanksgiving slate, revealed on Tuesday night.

2015 NFL Schedule: Rex Ryan vs. Jets highlights revenge games
If revenge is a dish best served cold, then it sounds like the perfect dish for Rex Ryan to serve the Jets when they visit cold, snowy Buffalo in January. That's right, Rex Ryan's first regular season as Bills coach will close on Jan. 3 with a game against the team he used to coach because apparently, the NFL has a sense of humor.

Biggest loser of 2015 NFL schedule is Pittsburgh Steelers
Not only does Pittsburgh have the toughest strength of schedule based on its opponents’ 2014 winning percentage (.579), but the Steelers also must travel to play New England in the NFL’s Sept. 10 opener without their star running back. That’s because Le’Veon Bell is facing a three-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy back in the 2014 preseason.

Best and worst of the Bengals' schedule
With the Bengals 2015 schedule released, time to take a closer look at what we like, hate and recommend to you for what the order of games means for next year. Bengals columnists Paul Dehner Jr. and Jim Owczarski offer up their opinions on the good, bad and ugly of the new schedule.

Time to end Bengals' home opener drought
Cincinnati appreciates a great Opening Day like few cities in this country. Reds fans make sure of it with their guarantee of a home game every season and treating it like Christmas.

2015 NFL Schedule: Analyzing the Bengals Schedule
The NFL released the 2015 schedule and we're analyzing it. There are primetime games, of which none are against major division rivals (well, except for the Browns). There are other things we've noticed.

2015 NFL Schedule: Bengals Primetime Games
The NFL released the 2015 NFL schedule on Tuesday and surprisingly, the Bengals have four primetime games this season -- one on Sunday Night, one on Thursday night and two on Monday Night Football.

2015 NFL Schedule: Top-five Bengals games
We take a look at the top five games that the Cincinnati Bengals will play this year -- and we automatically include the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens, because it's only natural.

Consistent attention to mechanics part of Andy Dalton's charge
How does quarterback Andy Dalton plan to improve this season? In part by trading more text messages and phone calls with a couple of new friends in Southern California than he did last fall.

Reds 16, Brewers 10: Cincinnati blasts two grand slams to top Milwaukee in slugfest
Tonight's game featured 3 grand slams. It's just the fourth time in MLB history that's happened

Game-by-game predictions: Cincinnati Bengals
It's hard to see the Cincinnati Bengals making it to 10 wins this year. But with a timely bye, a veteran roster and some favorable late-season matchups, they can get double-digit wins even after playing .500 ball (going 5-5) heading into Thanksgiving.

Cincinnati Bengals: Making the case for Ereck Flowers
Should the Cincinnati Bengals go offensive tackle in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft? Ereck Flowers would be a solid selection.

Pocketbook look at Bengals 2015 sked
Sept. 13 at Oakland 4:25 p.m.: Call it The Return of Hue as Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson faces the team he head coached in 2011. New Raiders head man Jack Del Rio is Oakland’s third different coach since Jackson was fired after an 8-8 season.

UC's Tuberville, Bengals' Huber in big-name golf event
University of Cincinnati football coach Tommy Tuberville and Cincinnati Bengals punter Kevin Huber will be part of a 13-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity alumni in the ninth annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament, set for April 26-28 in Greensboro, Georgia, outside Atlanta.