Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (biceps) is active for Sunday's regular-season finale agains the Steelers after being listed as probable on the final injury report for Week 17. The Bengals will also have five other probable players active for the game, including guard Clint Boling (illness), kicker Mike Nugent (illness), defensive end Wallace Gilberry (hamstring), linebacker Chris Carter (knee) and cornerback Darqueze Dennard (shin). Four of the team's six questionable players are also active in Week 17, including cornerbacks Adam Jones (illness) and Chris Lewis-Harris (illness), safety Reggie Nelson (illness) and linebacker Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring). Cincinnati is a 3 1/2-point underdog in Pittsburgh in Week 17.
The Bengals have listed 12 players on its final injury report for Week 17 at Pittsburgh -- six were ruled questionable, while the other six were labeled probable. Cornerback Adam Jones (illness), linebacker Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring), cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris (illness), safety Reggie Nelson (illness), cornerback Terence Newman (illness) and wide receiver James Wright (knee) were deemed questionable. Meanwhile, the following players were designated as probable: Guard Clint Boling (illness), cornerback Chris Carter (knee), cornerback Darqueze Dennard (shin), defensive end Wallace Gilberry (hamstring), wide receiver A.J. Green (biceps) and kicker Mike Nugent (illness).
Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict will miss Week 14 against the Steelers as he continues to recover from a knee injury. Burfict has only played five games this year. Other inactives for the Bengals include WR Dane Sanzenbacher, CB Chris Lewis-Harris , LB Chris Carter, T Tanner Hawkinson, WR James Wright and DE Margus Hunt.
The Bengals have signed linebacker Chris Carter, who formerly played for Pittsburgh and Indianapolis. Carter did not play for the Colts this season after participating in 16 for the Steelers in the last three years combined.
The Colts announced Monday they signed linebacker Victor Butler. To clear a roster spot, linebacker Chris Carter was waived.