Cincinnati Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis held his weekly press conference today to recap the previous game while looking ahead to the next opponent, and he revealed that punter Kevin Huber will be placed on the injured reserve list soon, while a new punter will be signed today to replace him:
The Bengals are in a bind this week needing to sign a t punter after Huber took a season-ending hit from Steelers special teamer Terence Garvin last night that will sideline him for the remainder of the season.
Huber was diagnosed with having a fractured jaw and a cracked vertebrae, and while his season is over, the Bengals hope a win vs. the Minnesota Vikings will extend their season into the playoffs. We floated some names to consider Monday, and the team is working our five punters today including former Bills punter Shawn Powell.
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