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Bengals vs. Steelers inactives: Terence Newman and Troy Polamalu out

The Bengals are fairly healthy heading into their AFC North showdown with the Steelers.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

As expected, the Bengals will have Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green against the Steelers. While dealing with a deep bicep bruise that rendered him ineffective last week, Green was listed as probable on Friday after missing Wednesday's practice and limited work on Thursday. He told ESPN NFL reporter Bob Holtzman Saturday night that he felt good during practice on Friday and that he would play Sunday Night against the Steelers.

Cincinnati also had a collection of players dealing with illness over the week. Eight players caught something this week, forcing them to miss at least one practice. Cornerback Terence Newman appears to have suffered the worst of it, sitting out of practice all week and out for Sunday's game against the Steelers. Everyone else that missed practice is active.

CB Terence Newman S Troy Polamalu
WR James Wright CB Ike Taylor
WR Greg Little DE Clifton Geathers
DT Devon Still WR Justin Brown
QB AJ McCarron TE Michael Palmer
OL Tanner Hawkinson QB Landry Jones
OL TJ Johnson OG Chris Hubbard

Final practice and injury report:

CB Terence Newman Illness DNP DNP DNP Questionable
S Reggie Nelson Illness DNP DNP LP Questionable
CB Chris Lewis-Harris Illness -- DNP DNP Questionable
LB Emmanuel Lamur Hamstring LP LP LP Questionable
CB Adam Jones Illness -- -- DNP Questionable
WR James Wright Knee LP LP LP Questionable
LB Chris Carter Knee DNP DNP LP Probable
OG Clint Boling Illness -- -- DNP Probable
WR A.J. Green Biceps DNP LP FP Probable
DE Wallace Gilberry Hamstring DNP LP LP Probable
CB Darqueze Dennard Shin LP FP FP Probable
PK Mike Nugent Illness -- DNP LP Probable
QB Andy Dalton Illness DNP FP -- --
TE Jermaine Gresham Illness DNP FP -- --
OT Andrew Whitworth Vet. -- DNP -- --
S Troy Polamalu Knee LP LP LP Questionable
CB Ivan Taylor Shoulder, Forearm LP LP LP Questionable
TE Michael Palmer Groin -- -- LP Questionable
T Kelvin Beachum Back FP FP FP Probable
TE Matt Spaeth Elbow FP FP FP Probable
LB Vince Williams Ankle FP FP FP Probable

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

Game Status
Out = Player will not play
Doubtful = 25% chance a player will play
Questionable = 50% chance a player will play
Probable = 75% chance a player will play
(-) = Not Listed - No game status available