Eifert, Iloka out: Bengals Friday Injury Report


Tyler Eifert and George Iloka have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. Read the full injury report below.

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As evidenced, the Bengals will be without Tyler EifertGeorge Iloka and Jake Fisher in Sunday’s game. None of the three players practiced this week. Eifert and Fisher are both dealing with concussions, and Iloka is struggling to get healthy with a hamstring injury.

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Adam Jones

looks like he could make a return to action in San Francisco, but he would still be playing through a foot injury if he sees action. Jones played at what he claimed to be “

65 percent

” earlier on in the season. The Bengals look deep enough to be able to sit Jones, especially now that

Leon Hall

seems healthy enough to start. But that’s a decision for Marvin Lewis, not us, to make.

The good news for Cincinnati in regards to injuries is that Russell BodineMichael JohnsonAndrew Whitworth and Vontaze Burfict are all probable for Sunday’s action. As Andy Dalton nurses an injury to his throwing hand and the three aforementioned players miss Sunday’s game, the Bengals should be happy that a large majority of their roster is still fairly healthy.

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San Francisco has a laundry list of injured players, from role players to superstar talents. This is a very winnable game for Cincinnati, but the most important part of this game will be staying healthy. The Bengals can’t afford to lose any more key players if they want to make a potential Super Bowl run.