• by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Bengals battered up heading into New Orleans

    The ruled out statuses of running back Giovani Bernard (hip/clavicle) and linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee) headline the injury report submitted Friday by the Bengals for their Sunday game. But other Bengals are banged up as well. Included is offensive tackle Andre Smith (ankle), who is doubtful. The questionables are linebacker Rey Maualuga (hamstring), who practiced in full Friday, and cornerback Terence Newman (knee), who has been out all week. The probables are tight end Jermaine Gresham (thigh), cornerback Leon Hall (concussion), safety Taylor Mays (foot) and offensive lineman Mike Pollak (knee).

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Bengals LB Leon Hall recovered from concussion

    Bengals cornerback Leon Hall is off concussion protocol, which indicates he will be available Sunday against New Orleans. Hall missed the Week 10 loss to Cleveland with the issue after having started the first eight games of the season.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Giovani Bernard headlines Bengals inactives in Week 10

    The Bengals have ruled the following players as inactive for Thursday's Week 10 matchup against the Browns: running back Giovani Bernard (hip, clavicle), cornerback Leon Hall (concussion), linebackers Vontaze Burfict (knee) and Rey Maualuga (hamstring), offensive tackle Andre Smith (ankle), wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher and defensive end Will Clarke. Hall and Burfict were ruled out on the team's final injury report, which also listed Bernard, Maualuga and Smith as doubtful to play. Jeremy Hill is expected to carry the load at running back with Bernard sidelined.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Bengals rule out LB Burfict, CB Hall for Thursday

    As expected, linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee) and cornerback Leon Hall (concussion) have been ruled out by the Bengals for their game Thursday night against the visiting Browns. Neither has practiced this week. Burfict hasn't played since Week 8. Hall sustained his injury Sunday against Jacksonville.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Bernard, Hall, Gresham, Maualuga sit out Bengals practice Tuesday

    Bengals running back Giovani Bernard (hip), tight end Jermaine Gresham (undisclosed), cornerback Leon Hall (concussion) and linebacker Rey Maualuga (hamstring) all missed practice Tuesday, according to ESPN. Vontaze Burfict (knee) also sat out, but he has already been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Browns.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Bengals CB Leon Hall in concussion protocol

    Bengals cornerback Leon Hall took a hard hit to the head in Sunday's win over the Jaguars and is in the league's concussion protocol, reports ESPN.com. He did not participate in Monday's walkthrough ahead of Thursday's game against Cleveland.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Giovani Bernard among Bengals' probables active in Week 8

    Bengals running back Giovani Bernard (ribs) and all the team's other probables are active for Sunday's Week 8 matchup against the Ravens. Bernard wasn't in danger of missing this critical matchup with the division-leading Ravens. The defense will be without Rey Maualuga, but linebackers Vontaze Burfict (neck) and Emmanuel Lamur (shoulder), cornerback Leon Hall (back) and defensive ends Robert Geathers (toe) and Wallace Gilberry (eye) are all active. Offensive linemen Andre Smith (shoulder), Mike Pollak (knee) and Marshall Newhouse (back) are also active, as is tight end Kevin Brock (neck).

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Bengals Week 8 injury report features 10 probables

    Outside of A.J. Green and Rey Maualuga, the Bengals enter Week 8 at home against Baltimore relatively healthy despite having 14 players on the final injury report for Sunday's game. Green (toe) was ruled doubtful, while Rey Maualuga (hamstring) was officially ruled out. Brandon Thompson (knee) was limited in practice and questionable. Meanwhile, the following players were labeled probable for the Bengals: Giovani Bernard (ribs), Kevin Brock (neck), Vontaze Burfict (neck), Robert Geathers (toe), Wallace Gilberry (eye), Leon Hall (back), Emmanuel Lamur (shoulder), Marshall Newhouse (back), Mike Pollak (knee) and Andre Smith (shoulder).

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Bengals CB Leon Hall back in action Thursday

    Bengals cornerback Leon Hall returned to practice Thursday after missing time with a lower back strain sustained in the Week 7 loss to Indianapolis. Hall has started every game this season. He has contributed to 27 tackles and has one interception.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Bengals CB Leon Hall doubtful to return with back strain

    Bengals cornerback Leon Hall has been deemed doubtful to return to the Sunday game at Indianapolis with a lower back strain sustained in the first half.