Kirkpatrick re-signed with the Bengals on Thursday, Jim Owczarski of Cincinnati.com reports. Kirkpatrick started 14 games for the Bengals in 2016, recording 10 passes defensed -- including three interceptions -- and 46 tackles in 15 games played. He'll likely claim one of the Bengals' starting corner positions again in 2017.
Kirkpatrick (knee) did not appear on the Bengals' practice report Friday. Kirkpatrick was absent Wednesday, but escalated his level of participation in each subsequent practice, culminating with a full showing Friday.
Kirkpatrick (knee) did not participate in Wednesday's practice. Kirkpatrick is expected to play in Week 12, so it is likely that he will practice in some manner either Thursday or Friday. If Kirkpatrick is unable to play Sunday, expect Chris Lewis-Harris to see a starter's share of snaps at cornerback.
Kirkpatrick (knee) is expected to play in Week 12, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Kirkpatrick will be vital against the Ravens' passing attack. "He's here. He's fine. He'll be ready to go," defensive coordinator Paul Guenther said.
Kirkpatrick left Sunday's game against the Bills in the second half with a knee injury. Injuries were a primary story of the game for the Bengals, who lost A.J. Green, Kirkpatrick and Shawn Williams. Kirkpatrick will not return.