Packers Vs. Bengals: Game Time, TV Schedule, Odds And More

Aug 18, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) looks to throw a pass during the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

Previewing the Packers-Bengals preseason game Thursday, with broadcast information.

Thursday night's Green Bay Packers-Cincinnati Bengals preseason game is a matchup of two teams with vastly different preseason results, and perhaps not what most people would think.

The Packers are winless at 0-2, while the Bengals have won both of their games. Of course, it's meaningless except for roster spot competitions and getting tuned up for the regular season, but wins inspire confidence.

This third preseason game around the NFL is the time to look for both teams' first units to get extensive playing time together into the second half. So a lot of eyes will be on the quarterbacks, Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers and the Bengals' Andy Dalton to see how they perform before they are likely rested (or played sparingly) in the preseason finale.

With the Packers looking to click on offense and the Bengals dealing with a few injuries on defense, this could be the week that the Packers' offense clicks and produces early. The Bengals are also without a couple of key skill position players, including tight end Jermaine Gresham.

Start Time & Location: Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, at 7:00 p.m. ET, 6:00 p.m. CT.

TV Schedule: Local - WTMJ Ch. 4 (Milwaukee), WGBA Ch. 26 (Green Bay), WKOW Ch. 27 (Madison), WKRC Ch. 12 (Cincinnati), WSYX Ch. 6 (Columbus), WDRB Ch. 41 (Louisville). NFL Network will be showing the game on delay at midnight ET, 11 p.m. CT, and 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m. CT on Friday.

Radio: Packers - WTMJ 620 AM, WIXX 101.1 FM, WIBA 101.5 FM. Bengals - WLW 700 AM

Odds: The Packers are three-point favorites over the Bengals.

Team Sites: Check out Acme Packing Company for Packers coverage. Head to Cincy Jungle for Bengals news throughout the year. Be sure to visit SB Nation's NFL Hub for news surrounding all NFL teams this season.

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