The Cincinnati Bengals have exercised fifth-year options on cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and guard Kevin Zeitler , a source told CBSSports.com Senior NFL Writer William Brinson.
Kirkpatrick played in all 16 games (two starts) recorded 23 total tackles in 2014. He was selected by the Bengals as the 17th overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
Zeitler, the 27th pick in 2012, started 12 games in 2014, having missed four due to a calf injury. He has been a three-year starter for the Bengals.SEE FULL ARTICLE
Cincinnati Bengals running back Giovani Bernard is the most notable player listed as probable on Cincinnati's final injury report for Week 12 against Houston. He joins Wallace Gilberry (back), Terence Newman (knee), Cedric Peerman (hip), Mike Pollak (knee), Andre Smith (ankle) and Kevin Zeitler (calf) on the list.
Meanwhile, Vontaze Burfict (knee) and Margus Hunt (ankle) were the only two players ruled out for the game.SEE FULL ARTICLE
Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Robert Geathers (shoulder) is active for Thursday's Week 10 game against the Browns after being listed as questionable on the team's final injury report.
Also active are the four players listed as probable to play, including guard Kevin Zeitler (calf), tight end Jermaine Gresham (knee) and cornerbacks Darqueze Dennard (hamstring) and Terence Newman (chest).SEE FULL ARTICLE
Five Cincinnati Bengals standouts are either certain or near-certain to be sidelined Thursday against Cleveland with out or doubtful designations. Linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee) and cornerback Leon Hall (concussion) are both out while running back Giovani Bernard (hip/clavicle), linebacker Rey Maualuga (hamstring) and offensive lineman Andre Smith (ankle) are doubtful.
Defensive end Robert Geathers (shoulder) is questionable while cornerback Darqueze Dennard (hamstring), tight end Jermaine Gresham (knee), cornerback Terence Newman (chest) and guard Kevin Zeitler (calf) are probable.SEE FULL ARTICLE
Cincinnati Bengals starting right guard Kevin Zeitler participated in the team's Monday walkthrough ahead of Thursday's game against Cleveland. Zeitler aggravated a calf strain Week 8 and sat out Sunday's win over the Jaguars.SEE FULL ARTICLE