Vigil's absence was severely felt in the middle of the season when he missed four full games and most of the home loss to Pittsburgh in Week 6, when the season started to turn downhill. He was the Bengals' top linebacker and leading tackler at the time of his injury, and only recently has he started to feel that he was at full strength.
Vigil (knee) won't carry an injury designation for Sunday's game against Denver, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.
Vigil was able to return to practice this week after missing the last five games with a sprained MCL, and is healthy enough that he wasn't listed on Friday's injury report. The 25-year-old should return to his starting role at linebacker, where he accrued 51 tackles (41 solo) prior to suffering the injury Week 6.
Vigil (knee) participated in Wednesday's practice, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Vigil returned to practice for the first time since suffering a sprained MCL on Oct. 14. The 2016 third-round pick has missed five straight games due to the injury, and now appears to be nearing a full recovery. It remains to be seen whether Vigil will suit up against the Broncos on Sunday, but whenever he does retake the field he'll return to his starting role.
Vigil (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.
The 2016 third-round pick has been dealing with a sprained MCL since Week 6 and will miss his fifth straight game. Vincent Rey will likely see an increase in snaps with Vigil sidelined.
Vigil (knee) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Ravens, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.
Vigil has been dealing with the sprained MCL since Week 6 and will miss his fourth straight game. The Bengals' linebacking corps is having its depth severely tested, with starters Preston Brown (leg) also ruled out and Vontaze Burfict (hip) questionable.
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