Ohio football teams announce 2017 NFL schedule
MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) - Get your television remotes ready and your calendars out, because the NFL schedule for the upcoming season is hot off the presses.
The Browns and the Bengals now both know their roads to the playoffs.
The Bengals will open their year at home for the first time since 2009, playing host to the Ravens. After their bye in Week 6, they get to the most difficult part of their schedule. They'll head out for three tough games on the road, before book-ending their season by finishing with Baltimore.
The 2017 season marks the 50th anniversary for the Bengals.
The Browns will open up their season against the Steelers in Cleveland, before taking on Baltimore, Indy and Cincinnati. The good news for Browns fans is the team will be able to show off their product overseas, heading to London to take on the Vikings before dipping into their bye Week 9. The team will also begin and end their season with the same team, facing off against the Steelers.