Surely, you've heard by now. The news circulated to your desktops, radio waves and/or HD 1080p wide screen television. Chris Henry will make his season debut against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday. Through 27 career games, Chris Henry has 67 receptions for 1,027 yards receiving and 15 touchdowns -- that's a touchdown in every 4.5 receptions. His 15.3 yards per reception is better than Chad Johnson (15.0) and T.J. Houshmandzadeh (12.1).
So everything is cool, right? So we're playing football, right?
Well, maybe not.
A valet parking attendant at Newport on the Levee got into a confrontation with Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry and another man over a $5 parking charge Tuesday.
Jason C. Baker, of Bellevue, filed a menacing and harassment complaint with Newport police shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday. Henry has not been charged with any crime and police are not investigating the incident.
The Bengals reinstated Henry to the 53-man roster Monday. He is coming off an eight-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy and is expected to play Sunday at Baltimore.
Henry spoke to the media earlier today. Bengals coach Marvin Lewis, through a team media relations official, said Henry had been told only to answer football-related questions.
Henry would have no comment on the Newport incident, Bengals spokesman Jack Brennan said. The club had no additional comment as of 3 p.m.