AFC North Standings

Team Div Overall
3-3-0 12-4-0
3-3-0 10-7-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 7-10-0

2022 Defensive

Total Tackles
Forced Fumbles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Regular Season 17 3.5 0 0 0
Post Season 6 0.0 0 0 0

Top Joseph Ossai News

  • Bengals' Joseph Ossai: Addresses lingering shoulder issue

    Ossai recently underwent surgery to address the torn labrum that he played through this past season, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

    Ossai is now slated to spend time recovering from the procedure, and he'll aim to be fully cleared by the time Cincinnati's offseason program commences.

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  • Bengals' Joseph Ossai: Getting MRI on knee

    Ossai is scheduled to get an MRI after his knee buckled late in Sunday's 23-20 AFC Championship Game loss to the Chiefs, Andrew Gillis of reports.

    To add insult to injury, Ossai also was called for a crucial penalty on the play, as his injury occurred while the defensive end was delivering a late hit out of bounds on scrambling quarterback Patrick Mahomes. The 15-yard penalty on Ossai got Kansas City within range for a game-winning 45-yard field goal on the following play. With Cincinnati's season over, Ossai will have plenty of rehab time if the MRI discovers any damage to the knee.

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  • Bengals' Joseph Ossai: Big sack against Chiefs

    Ossai recorded his second sack of the season, ending the Chiefs' final drive in the Bengals' Week 13 win.

    Ossai has played a modest role in his first healthy season with the Bengals, but this sack in the fourth quarter prompted the Chiefs to attempt a long field goal, which they promptly missed. The Bengals held on to the ball for the remainder of the game.

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  • Bengals' Joseph Ossai: First career sack

    Ossai recorded his first career sack in Sunday's win over the Falcons, Geoff Hobson of reports. He was one of five backups to make a big impact in the game.

    Ossai missed all of 2021 with a knee injury, so this is essentially his rookie season. Aside from Week 3 against the Jets, when he played 40 snaps, Ossai's usage been limited so far, but the team has big designs on him adding to their pass rush.

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  • Bengals' Joseph Ossai: Not on PUP list

    Ossai (knee) did not need to go on the PUP list at the start of training camp, Geoff Hobson of reports.

    This is a bit of a pleasant surprise after Ossai missed all of his rookie season with a knee injury, and then had another minor procedure in May. The Bengals drafted Ossai in the third round in 2021, hoping to add another explosive edge rusher.

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  • Bengals' Joseph Ossai: Likely out until training camp

    Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said Tuesday that Ossai had another procedure done on his knee "to help the process" and will be sidelined for "a couple more weeks," Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

    Ossai had surgery on his meniscus during training camp and was sidelined for his entire rookie season. It's concerning that the knee is still causing the 2021 third-round pick issues, but his coach remained optimistic by saying, "he's certainly on track to be able to play in training camp and be able to do some good things for us."

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 263 lbs
Birthplace: Ketu Ijaniki, Nigeria
Age: 22
School: Texas
Experience: 3