The Cincinnati Bengals will be without top wideout A.J. Green (concussion) and starting tight end Jermaine Gresham (back) for Sunday's playoff game at Indianapolis. They combined for 1,501 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns this season.
With those key targets out, quarterback Andy Dalton figures to rely on running backs Jeremy Hill and Giovani Bernard and wideout Mohamed Sanu.
Also inactive for Cincy are quarterback AJ McCarron , defensive back Chris Lewis-Harris , offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson , defensive lineman Devon Still and wideout James Wright (knee).
Cincy is a 3.5-point underdog as Dalton looks for his first playoff win in four tries.
The Cincinnati Bengals have ruled wide receivers James Wright (knee) and Dane Sanzenbacher (concussion) as out for Sunday's wild-card showdown against Indianapolis. Sanzenbacher was placed on season-ending injured reserve earlier in the week.
Wide receiver A.J. Green (concussion) was ruled doubtful, while tight end Jermaine Gresham (back) and running back Cedric Peerman (concussion, shoulder) were each labeled as questionable.
Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham , who was probable with a toe injury, is active for Monday's game against the Broncos after sitting out last week.
Also suiting up for Cincy are defensive end Carlos Dunlap (calf), defensive end Margus Hunt (ankle), cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (Achilles), offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse (illness), cornerback Terence Newman (ankle), guard Mike Pollak (knee) and wideout Brandon Tate (illness).
The Cincinnati Bengals unveiled their final Week 16 injury report for Monday’s game against the Broncos and listed Margus Hunt , Dre Kirkpatrick , Marshall Newhouse , Jermaine Gresham , Terence Newman , Mike Pollak , Carlos Dunlap and Brandon Tate as probable.
AJ McCarron (illness) is the only player listed as questionable, while Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring) and James Wright (knee) are listed as doubtful. The Bengals did not rule any players out.
The Cincinnati Bengals didn't get a lot of help Sunday from the receivers who normally add production to that of A.J. Green. Mohamed Sanu (2-19) and Jermaine Gresham (5-33) combined for just seven catches for 52 yards.
More productive was wideout James Wright , who caught three for a team-high 59 yards. H-back Ryan Hewitt , whose lone catch traveled three yards, also found his way onto the stat sheet.
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