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49ers vs. Bengals: Where to Watch & Game Preview

The San Francisco 49ers will travel to Cincinnati to take on the Bengals in Week 2 of the 2019 season. The game is set for Sunday, Sept. 15 at 10:00 a.m. PT at Paul Brown Stadium. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the matchup.

Watch on TV

Network: Fox

Play-by-Play: Thom Brennaman

Color Analyst: Chris Spielman

Sideline Reporter: Shannon Spake

The game will broadcast in parts of California, Nevada, Ohio and the green shaded areas in the map below.


Watch Online

Watch live on Yahoo Sports or the 49ers app, free on your phone or tablet. *Geographic and device restrictions apply. Local & primetime games only. Data charges may apply.

Out of the broadcast area? 49ers fans in the U.S. can also sign up for NFL Game Pass to watch every 49ers regular season game on demand after the game has concluded.

For all the ways to watch this week's game, please click here.

49ers Radio Affiliate Networks

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Market Station
San Francisco, Calif. KNBR - AM 680
San Francisco, Calif. KGO - AM 810
San Francisco, Calif. KSAN - 107.7 FM
Portland/Salem, Ore. KPAM - AM 860
Medford, Ore. KBOY - 95.7 FM
Brookings, Ore. KURY - 95.3 FM
Eureka/Arcata, Calif. KATA - AM 1340
Redding, Calif. KXXS - 96.1 FM
Susanville, Calif. KJDX - 93.3 FM
Chico, Calif. KTHU 100.7 FM
Grass Valley, Calif. KNCO - AM 830
Sacramento, Calif. KIFM - AM 1320
Modesto/Stockton, Calif. KESP AM 970
Monterey/Salinas, Calif. KION - AM 1460
King City, Calif. KRKC - AM 1490
Fresno, Calif. KFIG - AM 940
Paso Robles, Calif. KPRL - AM 1230
San Luis Obispo, Calif. KKJL - AM 1400
Los Angeles, Calif. KLAA - AM 830
San Diego, Calif. KWFN - 97.3 FM
Reno, Nev. KPLY - AM 630
Las Vegas, Nev. KMZQ - AM 670
Hilo, Hawaii (Big Island) KPUA - AM 670
Honolulu, Hawaii (Oahu) KHKA - AM 1500
Kihei, Hawaii (Maui) KAOI - AM 110

Spanish Radio

The live game broadcast featuring play-by-play announcer Jesús Zárate and color commentator Carlos Ramirez will be streamed at no cost to fans exclusively on To view all of the team's Spanish content, please click here.

La transmisión del juego en vivo será distruibuido sin costo exclusivamente en con las narraciónes de Jesús Zárate y Carlos Ramirez. Para ver todo el contenido español del equipo por favor haga clic aquí.

49ers PRIDE Watch Party

You're invited to the first ever 49ers PRIDE Away Game Watch Party in The Castro District of San Francisco. Join us for brunch as we unite at The Detour SF on Sunday, Sept. 15 to watch the 49ers take on the Cincinnati Bengals. This event is FREE for all to attend, however, those who pre-register by Thursday, Sept. 12 will receive a complimentary drink ticket upon arrival.

Series Highlights

Sunday will mark the 49ers and Bengals 16th meeting. San Francisco currently leads the series 11-4.

This will be both teams first meeting since Week 15 of 2015.

San Francisco and Cincinnati met in Super Bowl XVI and XXIII, with the 49ers winning both matchups. They are one of eight pairs of teams to meet multiple times in the Super Bowl.

49ers Notes

  • Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo threw one touchdown in the 49ers Week 1 win over the Bengals - a 39-yard pass to Richie James Jr.. Garoppolo is now 7-2 as a starter with San Francisco. The quarterback has totaled 585 pass yards (292.5 per game) and three touchdowns to two interceptions for a 102.9 passer rating in his two career road starts against AFC teams.
  • Running back Matt Breida has averaged 5.3 yards per carry since 2018, the fifth highest among running backs (min. 150 attempts).
  • Defensive lineman Dee Ford had a sack and a forced fumble in his 49ers debut. Ford has totaled eight forced fumbles since 2018, the most of any player during that span.
  • Defensive lineman Nick Bosa made his NFL debut in Tampa. The 49ers first-round draft pick secured three total tackles, three quarterback hits and a sack.

Bengals Notes

  • Quarterback Andy Dalton posted career-highs in completions (35) and pass yards (418) with two touchdowns last week against the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Wide receiver John Ross set career highs in Week 1 with seven catches for 158 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Wide receiver Tyler Boyd had a team-high eight catches for 60 yards last week.
  • Defensive lineman Sam Hubbard led the team with 10 tackles and two sacks against Seattle.
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2019 Comparison 49ers Bengals
Points Per Game 31.0 (7th) 20.0 (21st)
Total Offense 256.0 (27th) 429.0 (10th)
Rushing Offense 98.0 (t-19th) 34.0 (29th)
Passing Offense 158.0 (30th) 395.0 (2nd)
Points Allowed Per Game 17.0 (t-9th) 21.0 (13th)
Total Defense 295.0 (8th) 233.0 (4th)
Rushing Defense 121.0 (20th) 72.0 (8th)
Passing Defense 174.0 (7th) 161.0 (4th)
Sacks 3 (t-12th) 4 (t-7th)
Interceptions 3 (t-1st) 0 (t-16th)
Punting Avg. 45.5 (18th) 44.3 (20th)
Turnover Differential +2 (t-5th) -2 (t-23rd)
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Team Leaders 49ers Bengals
Passing Yards QB Jimmy Garoppolo - 166 QB Andy Dalton - 418
Rushing Yards RB Raheem Mostert - 40 RB Giovani Bernard - 21
Receptions TE George Kittle - 8 WR Tyler Boyd - 8
Receiving Yards TE George Kittle - 54 WR John Ross - 158
Interceptions Three Tied - 1 None
Sacks Three Tied - 1 DL Sam Hubbard - 2.0

Players to Watch


  1. DL Dee Ford
  2. RB Matt Breida
  3. CB Richard Sherman
  4. TE George Kittle


  1. QB Andy Dalton
  2. WR John Ross
  3. DL Geno Atkins
  4. CB Dre Kirkpatrick