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Marquis Flowers exits game vs. Jets with ankle injury

Linebacker Marquis Flowers suffered an ankle injury in the third quarter.

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

The Bengals didn't have too many injuries vs. the New York Jets Saturday night, but a pair of rookies were forced from the game.

After cornerback Darqueze Dennard was forced from the game with a hip injury, linebacker Marquis Flowers suffered an ankle injury in the third quarter. He was helped by trainers on the field before being helped to the trainer's table on the sideline.

Flowers' shoe was removed and the ankle tape underneath was taken off, but was later put back on, a sign that it was just a minor ankle sprain that shouldn't hold Flowers out of action for long.

The Bengals drafted Flowers With the 212th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, while Wright was taken with the 239th-overall selection.

This past season, Flowers registered 93 tackles and 11 tackles for loss to go with one sack, a pair of fumble recoveries and an interception returned for a touchdown.

He's currently on the roster bubble as one of the final linebackers who could either make the team or be cut, depending on how many backers the Bengals decide to keep.