With 13 minutes remaining in the third quarter, Bengals tight end Alex Smith was essentially crawling off the field in obvious pain. Laying on his back on the sidelines, trainers began to work his right shoulder.
Eventually the team announced that Alex Smith suffered a wrist injury and was questionable to return.
TE Alex Smith has a right wrist injury. His return is questionable. #BALvsCIN— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) December 29, 2013
Later the team announced that he won't return.
Alex Smith (wrist) has been declared out. #BALvsCIN— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) December 29, 2013
Bengals offensive tackle Dennis Roland and Orson Charles have been splitting a few snaps.