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NBC Game Tops 2014 Cardinals' Preseason Schedule

Posted Apr 9, 2014

Bengals visit for "Sunday Night Football" Aug. 24; host Texans; travel to Minnesota, San Diego

The Cardinals, who played in Cincinnati in 2011, will host the Bengals Aug. 24 in a "Sunday Night Football" preseason telecast.

The Cardinals will get some national TV exposure in the 2014 preseason, are part of the exhibition schedule the NFL released Wednesday.

The Cincinnati Bengals, who have never visited University of Phoenix Stadium, will make it out to Arizona for “Sunday Night Football” on NBC Aug. 24, the third week of the preseason slate and Fannually the most “important” of all the preseason games.

Kickoff for the Bengals’ game will be at 5 p.m. Arizona time.

The Cardinals’ other home preseason game comes in Week 1, when the Houston Texans and first-year coach Bill O’Brien visit Arizona in O’Brien’s first game sometime within August 7-10. The Texans also hold the No. 1 overall pick in May’s draft.

The second game of the preseason is a trip to Minnesota, where the Vikings are playing temporarily at TCF Bank Stadium – home of the University of Minnesota – while the Vikings’ new stadium is built. That game will be scheduled between Aug. 14-18.

The Cardinals close out the preseason with a trip to San Diego Aug. 28. It’s the Cards’ first preseason trip to San Diego since 2003. The Cards have hosted the Chargers five straight times in the preseason. Arizona and San Diego will also meet in the regular season at University of Phoenix Stadium.

The NFL regular-season schedule is expected to be announced later this month.

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