Paycor Stadium

stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
(Redirected from Paul Brown Stadium)

Paycor Stadium is an American football stadium located in Cincinnati, Ohio that serves as the home for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL).

View of the inside of Paycor Stadium

They first started to build the stadium on April 25, 1998. The Bengals first started playing in the stadium on August 19, 2000. In their first game, they defeated the Chicago Bears 24–20 in a preseason game.[1][2]

The stadium at first didn't have a sponsor and was named Paul Brown Stadium after Paul Brown, the team's founder. The stadium would keep this name until 2021. On August 9, 2022, sponsorship naming rights were sold to Paycor and the stadium was renamed Paycor Stadium.[3]

Bengals fans refer to the stadium as "The Jungle" and the Guns N' Roses song "Welcome to the Jungle" is played as an anthem for the team at games.[4]


  1. "Paycor Stadium History Timeline". Paycor Stadium. Retrieved November 18, 2023.
  2. "Bengals 24-20 Bears (Aug 19, 2000) Final Score". ESPN. Retrieved November 18, 2023.
  3. "Cincinnati Bengals and Paycor Announce Stadium Naming Rights Partnership". Cincinnati Bengals. Retrieved November 18, 2023.
  4. "Guns N' Roses is about to make more money in Cincinnati: Creating a Bengals music playlist". Retrieved November 18, 2023.

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