Wednesday Injury/Practice Report: Clements, Dunlap and Smith Sit Out for Bengals

Again, heading into Week 14, another extremely important game for the Bengals' hopes to make it to the playoffs, Cincinnati is a little banged up. At least this time they're not quite as banged up as their opponent is.

For the Bengals, cornerback Nate Clements, safety Chris Crocker, defensive end Carlos Dunlap and right tackle Andre Smith were the biggest name players that missed practice on Wednesday. Both running back Cedric Benson and center Kyle Cook practiced but were limited. Of course missing practice on Wednesday isn't as big of a deal as missing practice on Thursday or Friday so we'll have to wait and see how which players return to practice and which ones don't.

For the Texans, we all know that both starting quarterback Matt Schaub and backup quarterback Matt Leinart have been knocked out for the season and that the reins have been turned over to rookie T.J. Yates. Luckily for the Texans they still have one of the better running games in the league. Wide receiver Andre Johnson, who has been injured through the much of the season and re-injured his hamstring in Week 13, didn't practice with the team on Wednesday and it's questionable whether or not he'll be able to play on Sunday. He was joined on the sideline by linebacker Brian Cushing.

Click the jump to see both teams' Wednesday practice report.

TE Donald Lee (foot) FP

CB Nate Clements (hamstring) DNP

DE Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) DNP

S Chris Crocker (bicep) DNP

RB Cedric Benson (foot) LP

LB Dontay Moch (illness) DNP

OT Andre Smith (ankle) DNP

C Kyle Cook (shoulder) LP

LB Brandon Johnson (knee) LP

WR Andre Johnson (hamstring) DNP

LB Brian Cushing (knee/ribs) DNP

DE Tim Bulman (calf) DNP

CB Jason Allen (thumb/head) LP

G Mike Brisiel (ankle) LP

RB James Casey (chest) LP

QB Jake Delhomme (calf) LP

TE Joel Dreessen (goin) LP

RB Lawrence Vickers (hamstring) LP

LB Mister Alexander (shoulder) FP

TE Garrett Graham (hamstring) FP

S Glover Quin (elbow) FP

DE Antonio Smith (shoulder) FP

DNP - Did Not Participate
LP - Limited Participation
FP - Full Participation

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