Per Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer is the man who got the scoop on the series, and I can’t say that I’m exactly very excited.
An official announcement of the #bengals being this season's team on Hard Knocks is likely to happen next week. Two weeks at the latest
— Joe Reedy (@joereedy) June 15, 2013
The Bengals were featured on the show in 2009 when they had the likes of Chad Johnson and Carson Palmer, but this year will be a bit different.