The Cincinnati Bengals will host the second annual Season Kickoff Pep Rally on Thursday, July 25 at Paul Brown Stadium. It’s a free event open to all fans. Gates to PBS will open at 7 p.m., and the highlight film from the 2012 Bengals playoff season will be broadcast on the video boards. Bengals mascot Who Dey, the Ben-Gals cheerleaders and the Reds Rally Team will all make appearances, and Bengals alumni will be on hand to sign autographs. Free parking will be available in lots surrounding the stadium.
Courtesy of Bengals.com’s Geoff Hobson, here are the latest details on the event and those scheduled to attend:
They’ll be on hand to sign autographs during an event where the gates open at 7 p.m. and the Rusty Griswolds perform at 7:45 to set up the 8:45 p.m. rally that ends with a fireworks display. The current team is also going to be introduced and head coach Marvin Lewis plans to address the crowd.
Here’s the current list of alumni that is expected, but there could be more commitments:
Ken Anderson, Louis Breeden, James Brooks, Barney Bussey, Glenn Bujnoch, Ron Carpenter, Brad Cousino, Larry Ely, M.L. Harris, Ira Hillary, Robert Jackson, Stanford Jennings, Joe Kelly, Dave Lapham, Mike Martin, Tim McGee, Max Montoya, Rick Razzano, Lamar Rogers, Brian Simmons, John Simmons, John Stofa, David Verser, Joe Walter.