Bengals vs. Chargers Inactives: Sean Lissemore, Terence Newman out


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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