Dec 8, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham (84) attempts to keep Indianapolis Colts inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman (50) from a tackle while running the ball during the second half of the game at Paul Brown Stadium. Cincinnati Bengals beat Indianapolis Colts 42-28 Mandatory Credit: Marc Lebryk-USA TODAY Sports
Cincinnati Bengals starting tight ends Jermaine Gresham and Tyler Eifert are both active after being listed as questionable on the final injury report, but starting cornerback Terence Newman is out with an MCL sprain:
Cincinnati Bengals Inactives
RB Rex Burkhead
CB Terence Newman
OT Tanner Hawkinson
WR Ryan Whalen
WR Dane Sanzenbacher
DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo
TE Kevin Brock
For the Chargers, wide receiver Eddie Royal will play despite missing practice all week long and being listed as questionable with the toe injury he’s battled since October.
The same goes for running back Ryan Matthews who is active after battling an ankle injury this week.
The one key Chargers player out is defensive tackle Sean Lissemore, who had become the starter after Cam Thomas was benched.
San Diego Chargers Inactives
DT Sean Lissemore
WR Lavelle Hawkins
CB Marcus Cromartie
OG Stephen Schilling
QB Brad Sorensen
SS Brandon Taylor
OT Kenny Wiggins
Bengals’ Friday Injury Report
DOUBTFUL: CB Terence Newman (knee)
QUESTIONABLE: C Kyle Cook (foot), TE Tyler Eifert (neck), TE Jermaine Gresham (hamstring), DE Wallace Gilberry (concussion)
PROBABLE: WR A.J. Green (knee), OT Anthony Collins (ankle), S Chris Crocker (knee), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (illness), LB Vincent Rey (ankle), OT Andre Smith (ankle), OT Andrew Whitworth (ankle)
Chargers’ Friday Injury Report
QUESTIONABLE: DT Sean Lissemore (shoulder), WR Eddie Royal (toe)
PROBABLE: RB Ryan Mathews (ankle), DE Kendall Reyes, (ankle)
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