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Akron Beacon Journal

Browns vs. Bengals: Storylines

1. Robert Griffin III returns to the Browns’ starting lineup with a chance to prove he can be the franchise’s quarterback of the future. Griffin has missed the past 11 games with a fractured coracoid bone in his left (non-throwing) shoulder. He suffered the injury Sept. 11 on a rushing attempt in the regular-season opener, a 29-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. He’s missed 27 of his past 28 games, and was benched for the entire 2015 season in Washington. Prior to that, Griffin had success as the Redskins quarterback in 2012 and 2013, showcasing his passing and rushing skills that...

Eagle Eye | CSN Philly

Nearly back from injury, Mathews hopes to rejuvenate Eagles' running game

Mathews, who missed the double-digit losses to the Packers and Bengals, is expected to return on Sunday, when the fading Eagles face the Redskins. By Reuben Frank. 

Texas College Blog | Dallas Morning News

Former Baylor star Robert Griffin III to start for Browns against Bengals

Former Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III will start for the Cleveland Browns against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, the team announced.The former Heisman winner started for the Browns in their 2016 season opener but broke a bone in his shoulder while trying to get out of bounds on a run. He has been sideline since that Week 1 injury while the Browns are still looking for their first win of the season.Griffin was drafted out of Baylor by Washington with the No. 2 overall pick of the 2012 draft. He won the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year award that season but injuries derailed his...

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Utley enters College Football Hall of Fame with no regrets

The former Washington State and Detroit Lions offensive lineman played before concussion protocol, targeting fouls and rule tweaks intended to make a violent game safer. Utley still misses football and tries to stay as close to it as he can, whether he's attending Cougars games in Pullman, Washington, or Lions games in Detroit or pee-wee games wherever. —Florida State linebacker Derrick Brooks —North Carolina defensive tackle William Fuller Krumrie and McInally were former NFL teammates with the Cincinnati Bengals, and they sat next to each other on the hotel dais during a news...

Express-Times

Eagles injury updates on Jordan Matthews, Ryan Mathews and others

Head coach Doug Pederson has made it clear that he expects Matthews to play this Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium.

Express-Times

Eagles injury report: latest on Jordan Matthews, Ryan Mathews, others

Several key offensive players were sidelined for Wednesday's practice in preparation for Sunday's game in Cincinnati against the Bengals.

Express-Times

Eagles' injury updates on Jordan Matthews, Brandon Brooks and Ryan Mathews

The Eagles are banged up heading into their game with the Cincinnati Bengals.

CSN Philly

Eagles Injury Update: Jordan Matthews, Brandon Brooks expected to return

Wide receiver Jordan Matthews and guard Brandon Brooks should return next Sunday when the Eagles face the Bengals in Cincinnati. Matthews sprained his right ankle in

The Browns | Akron Beacon Journal

Browns rookie QB Cody Kessler returns to practice Monday after being cleared from concussion

Browns rookie quarterback Cody Kessler has been medically cleared to return from the concussion he suffered Nov. 20 against the Pittsburgh Steelers and he's practicing Monday at team headquarters. Kessler sat out Sunday's 27-13 loss to the New York Giants with the second concussion he suffered in 29 days. He also suffered a concussion Oct. 23 against the Cincinnati Bengals and sat out one game. Kessler, a third-round draft pick from the University of Southern California, has started eight games this season and completed 65.6 percent of his passes for 1,369 yards and six touchdowns with...

Columbus Dispatch

NFL | Bengals' Bernard out for season; Green may return

Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, but star receiver A.J. Green might be able to return from a hamstring injury this season, coach Marvin Lewis said Monday.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

NFL notebook: Report: Season could be over for Bengals receiver Green

Wide receiver A.J. Green suffered a significant right hamstring injury on the Bengals’ first pass attempt on Sunday against the Bills and was taken off ...

Columbus Dispatch

NFL | Depleted Buffalo Bills hold on for 16-12 win over Cincinatti Bengals

CINCINNATI — LeSean McCoy ran 7 yards for a touchdown before suffering a thumb injury, and the Buffalo Bills got just enough out of their depleted offense, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 16-12 on Sunday.

CSN New England

AFC East: Depleted Bills hold on for 16-12 win over Bengals

CINCINNATI -- LeSean McCoy ran 7 yards for a touchdown before suffering a thumb injury, and the Buffalo Bills got just enough out of their depleted

Newark Star-Ledger

Key Giants defensive starter a late add to injury report before Bengals

Andrew Adams, Jonathan Casillas, Victor Cruz all questionable.

CSN Washington

Duke Ihenacho on concussion vs Bengals: I was out

Duke Ihenacho explained that he was knocked out against the Bengals in London, but added, he feels good now and is ready to go for the Redskins against the Vikings. 

Newark Star-Ledger

Victor Cruz misses practice again | Giants-Bengals injury report

Kerry Wynn returns in a limited role, Ryan Nassib practices in full.

Newark Star-Ledger

Good news for Justin Pugh | Giants-Bengals injury report

The Giants' offensive lineman did not suffer extensive damage to his knee.