• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Bengals DBs Dre Kirkpatrick, George Iloka likely to play Sunday

    Two ailing Bengals defensive backs appear quite likely to be in action Sunday for the home opener against San Diego, per Bengals.com. Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (calf) has been deemed probable after practicing fully Friday while safety George Iloka (ankle) was limited, but should make his 34th straight start.

  • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

    Bengals exercise fifth-year options on Kirkpatrick, Zeitler

    The 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.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Bengals CB Dre Kirkpatrick leaves with ankle injury

    Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick left the playoff game against the Bengals in the fourth quarter with an ankle injury and was deemed doubtful to return. Kirkpatrick battled the injury throughout the game. He had four tackles and a pass defensed before leaving.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    TE Jermaine Gresham among Bengals cleared to play

    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).

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Bengals release final Week 16 injury report

    The 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.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Bengals release final injury report for Week 15

    Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham and cornerback Adam Jones are listed as questionable on the team's final injury report for Week 15 against the Browns.Gresham, who injured his toe in Thursday's practice, did not practice Friday. Cornerback Terence Newman is also considered questionable. Margus Hunt and James Wright are listed as doubtful. The following players are listed as probable for Sunday: Dre Kirkpatrick, Mike Nugent, Mike Pollak and Shawn Williams.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Jeremy Hill, four other injured Bengals practice

    Five notable Bengals players practiced Tuesday, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports: running back Jeremy Hill (shoulder), linebacker Sean Porter (knee), cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick (hip), quarterback Jason Campbell (elbow) and offensive lineman Andre Smith (concussion protocol).

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Bengals unveil inactives for Week 2 of preseason

    According to the team's official website, the following players will not dress for the Bengals against the Colts Saturday night: Wide receiver Marvin Jones, offensive lineman Andre Smith, defensive end Dontay Moch, cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, defensive tackle Geno Atkins, tight end Tyler Eifert, quarterback Jason Campbell and linebacker Sean Porter.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Dre Kirkpatrick takes INT back to the house

    Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick shook off a hamstring injury during Thursday preseason opener against the Chiefs in Kansas City. He ran an interception back 40 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter of a 41-39 defeat.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Dre Kirkpatrick dealing with minor hamstring issue

    Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick was held out of Sunday's practice after sustaining an apparent hamstring injury on Saturday, ESPN reports. The injury is not considered to be serious enough to keep him out an extended period of time. The Bengals will open their preseason Aug. 7 at Kansas City.