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Bengals at Titans: How to watch, morning news, and pregame thread

Here is everything you need to know on how to tune into the game in Tennessee.

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The Cincinnati Bengals managed to get their first win this past Monday, and now they will look to get back to .500 going against the Tennessee Titans. These teams have met each of the last two seasons. The first time was the Bengals upsetting the Titans — who were the No. 1 seed in the AFC — and the other was a midseason victory that sent Tennessee spiraling.

Seriously though, in 2022, the Titans were 7-3 entering Week 12 and looking to exercise some demons by defeating the 6-4 Bengals. Not only did Tennessee go on to lose 20-16. They never won again that season.

Meanwhile, Cincinnati didn’t lose until the AFC Championship game.

However, that was then, and points don’t carry over. These teams are both hoping to reach 2-2 to get their seasons back on track. The Bengals saw quarterback Joe Burrow play through his calf injury to lead Cincinnati to a win.

The defense also smothered one of the hottest offenses in the league going into Week 3. The Titans are coming off getting whooped by the Cleveland Browns 27-3, where no aspect of the team looked good.

Which one of these teams will get that elusive second win?

Here is how you can watch Bengals vs. Titans.

Cincinnati Bengals (0-2) at Tennessee Titans (1-2)

  • Date/Time: Oct. 1st, 2023 at 1:00 pm ET
  • Location: Nissan Stadium in Nashville, TN.
  • Regular Season Series Leader: The Titans lead the all-time series 40-35-1, Cincinnati has won four of the last five in the regular season.
  • TV Channel: The game will air on FOX. In the Bengals’ home region, it will be carried by WXIX-TV (Ch. 19) in Cincinnati, WGRT-TV (Ch. 45) in Dayton, and WDKY-TV (Ch. 56) in Lexington.
  • Broadcasters: Adam Amin (play-by-play), Mark Schlereth (analyst), and Kristina Pink (sideline reporter).
  • Online Stream: You can stream the game online using FOX Sports. You can also watch the game on mobile devices using NFL+ if you’re in the Bengals’ region.
  • Radio Broadcast: The game will air on the Bengals Radio Network, led by Cincinnati flagship stations WCKY-AM (1530) and WEBN-FM (102.7). The game radio broadcast will also be available in-market on the Bengals app and Bengals mobile web and nationally on desktop.
  • Broadcasters: Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham.
  • SB Nation Titans site: Music City Miracles
  • Rosters: CIN | TN
  • Stats to Know: CIN | TN
  • Weather: Partly cloudy in the mid-80s with a 0% chance of precipitation, per NFL weather.
  • Odds: The Bengals are currently 2.5-point favorites via DraftKings Sportsbook.

And here is today’s morning news!

Bengals News

Sunday's Hot Spots: Burrow Hopes To Continue As Mr. October; Motion Passes; McCarron Makes Himself At Home
During the offense's slow start, Ja'Marr Chase urged Zac Taylor and Brian Callahan to move him around, so they put him in motion more against the Rams and were rewarded with his 2023 break-out game of 12 catches for 141 yards.

Bengals elevate tight end Tanner Hudson from practice squad for Week 4
Hudson has now been elevated in back-to-back weeks.

Bengals QB Joe Burrow was on Chiefs DT Chris Jones' mind, and tackling dummies, during 2022 offseason
Jones did not let the AFC Championship loss to Cincinnati slide from his memory.

Bengals vs. Titans broadcast map: Will you be able to watch on TV?
The Cincinnati Bengals are on the road this week against the Tennessee Titans. This map will tell you if the game is on TV in your area.

Bengals’ Ted Karras doesn’t regret viral Titans rant last year
Ted Karras is ready for another battle with Jeffrey Simmons.

Ja’Marr Chase could earn special place in history books vs. Titans
Ja'Marr Chase has a fun shot at some history Sunday.

Bills' Hamlin to Make Season Debut, Play in First Game Since Going Into Cardiac Arrest Against Bengals
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin hasn't played in a regular season game since going into cardiac arrest on Jan. 2 during a primetime matchup with the Bengals on Monday Night Football.

Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receiver Tee Higgins Fighting Through Drops Early in Season: 'It Starts Off in Practice'
Higgins has some good Titans memories to channel a bounceback performance after notching seven catches for 114 yards and one touchdown in the 2022 matchup.

NFL News

Browns RB Nick Chubb undergoes knee surgery, second surgery to be scheduled
Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb underwent successful knee surgery on Friday, the team announced. A second surgery for Chubb is expected to be scheduled.

NFL fantasy football stats & trends for Week 4: Young stars of a young season
Are the Miami backs mirages or must-starts? Just how good is C.J. Stroud? Joel Smyth identifies seven notable nuggets to inform your fantasy decisions heading into Week 4.

C.J. Stroud-led draft class laying fine foundation for Texans; early Defensive Player of the Year candidates
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks spotlights one draft class that's truly laying the foundation for an NFL franchise. Plus, an early look at the top contenders in what could be a special Defensive Player of the Year race.

Raiders release DE Chandler Jones following arrest
The Raiders have released defensive end Chandler Jones. Jones, who was arrested in Las Vegas on Friday, had been placed on the non-football illness list last week.

Sources - Cardinals' Kyler Murray won't come off PUP when eligible
Cardinals QB Kyler Murray is not expected to come off the PUP list when he becomes eligible and still is considered weeks away from playing, sources told ESPN.

Sources - Bills' Von Miller to resume practicing, opening window for return
Bills star pass-rusher Von Miller, who has not played since tearing an ACL on Thanksgiving Day last season, is expected to resume practicing this week.

Five NFL teams facing the most pressure heading into Week 4: Vikings, Giants and Bengals make the list
These teams are facing a must-win situation in Week 4.

Prisco's Week 4 NFL picks: Cowboys handle Patriots, Steelers hold off Texans, Bills cool off Dolphins
Pete Prisco reveals all his Week 4 picks, including the Cards giving the 49ers a surprisingly tough time.

Every NFL team's biggest need entering Week 4, including how the Chargers replace Mike Williams
Major injuries are already making an impact on NFL rosters.

NFL Week 3 fines roundup
This year, the NFL has begun announcing the fines imposed on players for on-field rules infractions.

Ravens put David Ojabo on IR
Veteran linebacker Kyle Van Noy was signed off the practice squad to take his place on the 53-man roster.