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Bengals Injury Report: Week 11 (Friday)

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Oct 26, 2014; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard (25) celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Andy Dalton (14) during the second half against the Baltimore Ravens at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals won 27-24. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Bengals begin a three game road trip in Week 11 against the NFC South leading New Orleans Saints. The Bengals have been terribly inconsistent lately and need to begin to find themselves quickly if they want to make the playoffs for the fourth straight year. Here’s the Bengals injury report heading into Week 11’s vital game.

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Practice Status

DNP = Did not participate in practice
LP = Limited Participation in Practice – Less than 100% of a player’s normal repetitions
FP = Full Participation – 100% of a player’s normal repetitions
Out = Player will not play
(-) = Not Listed = No practice status available

Game Status

Out = Player will not play
Doubtful = 25% chance a player will play
Questionable = 50% chance a player will play
Probable = 75% chance a player will play
(-) = Not Listed – No game status available

It was made official today that both Giovani Bernard and Vontaze Burfict will be out for this weekend’s game.

This means a heavy dose of Jeremy Hill this weekend as the Bengals will likely do their best to establish the running game in an effort to keep Drew Brees off the field.  Andre Smith’s absence may make establishing the run game harder as Marshall Newhouse struggled mightily last week.

With Rey Maualuga out, the Bengals’ defensive line will have to step up in order to stop Mark Ingram.  Hopefully Geno Atkins can continue to raise his game as he has in recent weeks.

The Bengals will have an uphill battle this week in New Orleans when looking for a much needed win.  The Bengals will need to an extraordinary effort on both sides of the ball while also making up for some missing key parts.

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