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Bengals RB Cedric Peerman Returns To Practice

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Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Peerman had missed the last two games with a bum ankle that he suffered against the Chargers earlier this month. He's back!

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At least the Cincinnati Bengals withstood the storm of missing Cedric Peerman, as if the entire offense would collapse without a backup running back. That's fine. BenJarvus Green-Ellis just nods, arms folded with a strut that makes John Travolta envious.

Earlier this month Cedric Peerman suffered an ankle injury, forcing the Bengals to use Brian Leonard as a backup and calling Daniel Herron from the practice squad. For the most part nothing really changed. Green-Ellis pounded massive gains, set personal records and helped a Bengals rushing offense generate over 300 yards in the last two games.

On Wednesday Peerman returned to practice, heading into a critical meeting against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Win and they're in. Prior to suffering an ankle injury against the San Diego Chargers, Peerman had generated back-to-back career games, combing for 135 yards (including two runs of 30 yards or more) against the Chiefs and Raiders.