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Is Cold Weather Causing Problems for Bengals yet Again?

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Dec 8, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; A Philadelphia Eagles grounds crew member uses a leaf blower to clear the snow off yard lines prior to the game against the Detroit Lions at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

When the winter weather hits Cincinnati every year, it seems as though a number of Bengals players are hit with an illness at some point. That appears to be the case this week, as a number of players are dealing with an illness that’s holding them out of practice:

Most NFL teams in cold-weather cities have practice bubble to keep players from contracting illnesses  during the week before they play on Sunday. The Bengals aren’t one of them, and it’s no surprise that they usually have a few players come down with a cold or flu.