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Fisher shows up on Bengals injury report

Published: Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 3:01 PM
By: Jay Morrison - Staff Writer

Right tackle Jake Fisher was a new addition to the Cincinnati Bengals injury report Thursday, showing up with a back injury had limited his participation.

Fisher has started seven consecutive games dating back to last season, although his playing time has been limited the last two weeks with the Bengals employing a three-man platoon with Andre Smith rotating with both Fisher and left tackle Cedric Ogbuehi.

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All other changes from Wednesday’s injury report involved player upgrades.

Rookie linebacker Jordan Evans (hamstring) went from out to limited as he practiced for the first time since suffering a hamstring injury in the Week 3 loss at Green Bay, tight ends Tyler Kroft (neck/knee) and C.J. Uzomah (knee), cornerbacks Adam Jones (hip) and Dre Kirkpatrick (shoulder), wide receiver Brandon LaFell (knee) and quarterback AJ McCarron (Achilles) were full participants a day after being limited.

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Tight end Tyler Eifert (back), wide receiver John Ross (knee), H-back Ryan Hewitt (knee) and safety Derron Smith (ankle) all sat out again and are not expected to play Sunday vs. Buffalo.