In the eighth-season opener, the team assembles in the Queen City and kicks off training camp at Paul Brown Stadium.
The Bengals travel to Atlanta and practice with the Falcons prior to their Aug. 8 meeting in the Georgia Dome.
Veteran and up-and-coming linebackers battle for depth-chart positioning; the Titans visit Paul Brown Stadium for the first home preseason game.
The Bengals travel to Dallas for a preseason encounter with the Cowboys; the coaching staff meets to make important roster decisions as the deadline approaches.
In the season finale, the preseason comes to a close as the Bengals prepare to face the visiting Indianapolis Colts; coaches evaluate player performances as they prepare for final roster cuts..