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Bengals vs Colts Preseason Week 4: Game time, TV schedule, online stream, announcers, replay

The preseason wraps up as the Bengals and Colts face off with roster spots on the line. Here is everything you'll need to watch and follow this contest. 

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The final week of the preseason is finally here!

The Cincinnati Bengals wrap up the preseason on Thursday with the annual I-74 battle against the Indianapolis Colts.

Regular season football is so close, you can almost taste it! Skyline, anyone?

But back to the game tonight... This has become one of the longest-standing preseason rivalries you’ll find in the NFL, as both teams are just around three hours apart in distance. Since 1992, the Bengals and Colts have played every year except 2000 in the preseason. All 25 preseason games between the two franchises have taken place since the Colts moved to Indianapolis from Baltimore.

As is normally the case with the fourth preseason games, the starters will play very little, if at all in this game. That may be even more true this year since the Bengals and Colts have a regular-season matchup in Cincinnati on Oct. 29.

While the heavy hitters may sit this game out, the fourth preseason game still sports a host of compelling storylines, mainly on fringe players looking to secure their spot on the 53-man roster.

Among the Bengals sitting squarely on the roster bubble include Tra Carson, Marcus Hardison, Christian Westerman, J.J. Dielman, Will Clarke, DeShawn Williams, P.J. Dawson, Demetrious Cox, KeiVarae Russell and Bene Benwikere. Most of those guys are still eligible for the practice squad, though they’d much rather win a spot on the 53-man roster and be able to play on Sundays.

All of those players could very well win or lose jobs with how well they perform Thursday. This is why the preseason finale is so critical, even though it never draws much national fanfare.

We also could see just the second preseason game for John Ross, who made his debut in Washington this past Sunday. The ninth-overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft has been brought along slowly while recovering from shoulder surgery, but he should probably get some run Thursday as he looks to carve out a big role in this offense.

Here is everything you’ll need to watch and follow the Bengals’ preseason finale.

How to Watch Cincinnati Bengals at Indianapolis Colts

Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Time: 7:00 p.m. ET

Location: Lucas Oil Stadium

TV Channel: WKRC-TV (CBS Ch. 12) in Cincinnati, WKEF-TV (ABC Ch. 22) in Dayton, WSYXTV (ABC Ch. 6) in Columbus, WLIO-TV (FOX Ch. 8.2) in Lima, WDKY-TV FOX Ch. 56) in Lexington, Ky. and WDRB-TV (FOX Ch. 41) in Louisville, Ky.

Check out 506sports.com for full listings in surrounding areas

Announcers: Bengals Preseason Network coverage features Brad Johansen (play-by-play), Anthony Munoz (analyst) and Mike Valpredo (sideline reporter).

Online Stream: NFL Game Pass

Radio: Coverage on the Bengals Radio Network, led by Cincinnati flagship stations WCKY-AM (ESPN 1530), WLW-AM (700) and WEBN-FM (102.7). Broadcasters are Dan Hoard (play-by-play) and Dave Lapham (analyst).

Odds: Indianapolis (-2), Over/Under 36.5, via OddsShark.com.

Replay: Saturday, Sept. 2, 7:30 a.m. on NFL Network. You can also watch a replay with NFL Game Pass.

Bengals 90 Man Roster 2017

61 Bodine, Russell C 6-3 308 25 4 North Carolina
61 Bodine, Russell C 6-3 308 25 4 North Carolina
60 Johnson, T.J. C 6-4 300 27 4 South Carolina
23 Benwikere, Bene CB 6-0 195 25 4 San Jose State
21 Dennard, Darqueze CB 5-11 198 25 4 Michigan State
22 Jackson, William CB 6-0 187 24 2 Houston
24 Jones, Adam CB 5-10 180 33 11 West Virginia
27 Kirkpatrick, Dre CB 6-2 185 27 6 Alabama
29 McRae, Tony CB 5-10 185 24 1 North Carolina A&T
20 Russell, KeiVarae CB 5-11 196 23 2 Notre Dame
26 Shaw, Josh CB 6-1 200 25 3 Southern California
37 Cox, Demetrious DB 6-1 198 23 R Michigan State
76 Brown, Ryan DE 6-6 276 23 1 Mississippi State
93 Clarke, Will DE 6-6 280 26 4 West Virginia
96 Dunlap, Carlos DE 6-6 280 28 8 Florida
95 Gilberry, Wallace DE 6-2 270 32 10 Alabama
91 Hardison, Marcus DE 6-3 310 25 3 Arizona State
90 Johnson, Michael DE 6-7 272 30 9 Georgia Tech
94 Smith, Chris DE 6-1 266 25 4 Arkansas
99 Willis, Jordan DE 6-4 255 22 R Kansas State
97 Atkins, Geno DT 6-1 300 29 8 Georgia
75 Billings, Andrew DT 6-1 325 22 2 Baylor
79 Dean, David DT 6-1 302 24 1 Virginia
67 Glasgow, Ryan DT 6-3 302 23 R Michigan
92 Sims, Pat DT 6-2 330 31 10 Auburn
68 Tupou, Josh DT 6-3 350 23 R Colorado
69 Williams, DeShawn DT 6-1 295 24 2 Clemson
44 Laufasa, Darrin FB 6-1 235 22 R Texas-El Paso
65 Boling, Clint G 6-5 305 28 7 Georgia
64 Dielman, J.J G 6-5 309 23 R Utah
66 Hopkins, Trey G 6-3 310 25 2 Texas
79 Lee, Cameron G 6-5 312 23 R Illinois State
62 Redmond, Alex G 6-5 310 22 1 UCLA
71 Smith, Andre G 6-4 325 30 9 Alabama
72 Stanton, Dustin G 6-4 298 23 R Oregon State
63 Westerman, Christian G 6-3 300 24 2 Arizona State
82 Carter, Cethan H-B 6-3 241 23 R Nebraska
89 Hewitt, Ryan H-B 6-4 255 26 4 Stanford
25 Bernard, Giovani HB 5-9 205 25 5 North Carolina
32 Hill, Jeremy HB 6-1 235 24 4 Louisiana State
28 Mixon, Joe HB 6-1 228 21 R Oklahoma
30 Peerman, Cedric HB 5-10 212 30 8 Virginia
39 Williams, Jarveon HB 5-9 202 22 R Texas- San Antonio
4 Bullock, Randy K 5-9 206 27 6 Texas A&M
3 Elliott, Jake K 5-9 167 22 R Memphis
49 Albright, Bryson LB 6-5 225 23 1 Miami (Ohio)
52 Bell, Brandon LB 6-1 229 22 R Penn State
55 Burfict, Vontaze LB 6-1 255 26 6 Arizona State
47 Dawson, P.J. LB 6-0 240 24 2 Texas Christian
50 Evans, Jordan LB 6-2 233 22 R Oklahoma
53 Flowers, Marquis LB 6-3 245 25 4 Arizona
58 Lawson, Carl LB 6-2 261 22 R Auburn
51 Minter, Kevin LB 6-0 246 26 5 LSU
56 Nickerson, Hardy LB 6-0 232 23 R Illinois
57 Rey, Vincent LB 6-0 250 29 7 Duke
59 Vigil, Nick LB 6-2 239 23 2 Utah State
46 Harris, Clark LS 6-5 250 33 9 Rutgers
74 Fisher, Jake OT 6-6 305 24 3 Oregon
77 Lechler, Landon OT 6-7 317 23 R North Dakota State
70 Ogbuehi, Cedric OT 6-5 310 25 3 Texas A&M
78 Perkins, Kent OT 6-5 320 22 R Texas
73 Winston, Eric OT 6-7 310 33 11 Miami (Fla.)
10 Huber, Kevin P 6-1 211 32 9 Cincinnati
# NAME POS. HT. WT. AGE EXP. COLLEGE
14 Dalton, Andy QB 6-2 220 29 7 Texas Christian
6 Driskel, Jeff QB 6-4 231 24 2 Louisiana Tech
5 McCarron, AJ QB 6-3 220 26 3 Alabama
33 Carson, Tra RB 5-11 231 24 1 Texas A&M
42 Fejedelem, Clayton S 6-0 205 24 2 Illinois
43 Iloka, George S 6-4 225 27 6 Boise State
31 Smith, Derron S 5-10 200 25 3 Fresno State
36 Williams, Shawn S 6-0 210 26 5 Georgia
40 Wilson, Brandon S 5-11 200 23 R Houston
85 Eifert, Tyler TE 6-6 255 26 5 Notre Dame
81 Kroft, Tyler TE 6-6 250 24 3 Rutgers
86 Schreck, Mason TE 6-5 258 23 R Buffalo
87 Uzomah, C.J. TE 6-6 265 24 3 Auburn
83 Boyd, Tyler WR 6-2 197 22 2 Pittsburgh
88 Brown, Chris WR 6-1 191 23 2 Notre Dame
16 Core, Cody WR 6-3 210 23 2 Mississippi
12 Erickson, Alex WR 6-0 195 24 2 Wisconsin
18 Green, A.J. WR 6-4 210 29 7 Georgia
11 LaFell, Brandon WR 6-3 210 30 8 Louisiana State
80 Malone, Josh WR 6-3 208 21 R Tennessee
15 Ross, John WR 5-11 188 22 R Washington
17 Russell, Alonzo WR 6-4 206 24 1 Toledo
13 Whitfield, Kermit WR 5-8 184 23 R Florida State