What channel is the Bengals game on? Bengals vs. Dolphins Thursday Night Football info

The Cincinnati Bengals play host to the Miami Dolphins at Paycor Stadium on Thursday in what will be the first of back-to-back primetime games for coach Zac Taylor's team.

The Bengals (1-2) will be without one of their top defensive linemen, DJ Reader, when they take on the 3-0 Dolphins.

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa left Sunday’s win against Buffalo with back and ankle injuries, but Miami coach Mike McDaniel said he’s “very optimistic” and Tagovailoa said he expects to play.

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Thursday's game against the Dolphins will also be a "color rush" game where the Bengals will wear their "White Bengal" alternate helmets.

Following Thursday's game, the Bengals will travel to take on AFC North foe, the Baltimore Ravens (2-1) on Sunday Night Football on Oct. 9.

Cincinnati Bengals safety Jessie Bates III (30) intercepts a pass to end a Jets red zone drive in the fourth quarter of the NFL Week 3 game between the New York Jets and the Cincinnati Bengals at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. The Bengals improved to 1-2 on the season with a 27-12 win over the Jets.
Cincinnati Bengals safety Jessie Bates III (30) intercepts a pass to end a Jets red zone drive in the fourth quarter of the NFL Week 3 game between the New York Jets and the Cincinnati Bengals at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. The Bengals improved to 1-2 on the season with a 27-12 win over the Jets.

Do I need an Amazon membership to watch the Bengals play the Dolphins?

Yes, but only if you live outside of the Cincinnati market.

The good news is anyone can sign up for a 30-day trial.

Prior to kickoff Thursday, Prime Video will run a one-minute "how to experience" Thursday Night Football to give people an idea of the options they have.

Streaming is possible on a variety of devices: game consoles, smart TVs, media players, tablets, set top boxes and mobile phones, for example.

How do I watch the Bengals play if I don't have Amazon Prime?

Local viewers are in luck. The game will be broadcast on WCPO-TV (Channel 9) in Cincinnati.

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When do the Bengals play the Miami Dolphins?

Kickoff: 8:15 p.m. in Cincinnati.

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What channel is the Bengals game on in Week 4?

The Bengals and Dolphins will play on Amazon Prime, but can also be seen locally on Channel 9 (WCPO-TV).

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Who is announcing the Bengals and Miami Dolphins game?

  • Al Michaels (play-by-play)

  • Kirk Herbstreit (analyst)

  • Kaylee Hartung (reporter)

Michaels announced Cincinnati Reds games from 1971-73 and Herbstreit, a Centerville native, has a son playing football for St. Xavier.

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What is the Bengals point spread against the Dolphins?

Even though the Bengals sport a losing record and the Dolphins are undefeated, Cincinnati is favored by 4.5 points. In fact, the Bengals have been the favorites in every game they've played this season.

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