The Bengals did get some good news this week as center Kyle Cook returned to practice on Wednesday. Cook has been out of action since injuring his right ankle in a preseason game against Green Bay back in August. Read more.
WR Mohamed Sanu suffered a stress fracture on his left foot at practice this passed Thursday and it looks like he is done for the year. The loss of Sanu is a tough blow to the team as he has been consistently making big plays of late. He will finish his rookie year with 16 receptions, 154 yards receiving and 4 touchdown catches in addition to 1 touchdown pass and 15 yards rushing. Read more.
Running back Bernard Scott brought some much needed burst to the Bengals run game this past Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. He rushed for 40 yards on 5 carries and had the longest run play of the season against Miami on a 29 yard scamper. Scott injured his left knee early in the game and will now miss the rest of the season. The end of Scott’s season marks the beginning of LB Dontay Moch’s season as he was activated this past Monday to take Scott’s place on the roster. Read more.
The Bengals re-signed safety Chris Crocker today to add some needed depth to the secondary. The team released him back in April but due to numerous injuries to Bengal DB’s he is back with a lot to prove after a poor showing in the his final game last year against Houston. To make room for Crocker the Bengals released TE Donald Lee. Read more.
The Bengals placed DE Jamaal Anderson on season ending injured reserve today, Anderson tore the quad tendon just above his knee near the end of the game on Sunday. Veteran DE Wallace Gilberry was signed today to replace Anderson, Gilberry was signed in 2008 as a college free agent out of Alabama and spent 4 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs where he accumulated 14 sacks from 2009-2011. Gilberry signed with Tampa in the off season and was released this past Friday. Read more.