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Bengals may have just 4 receivers vs Ravens; Tyler Eifert should play

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Dane Sanzenbacher and Brandon Tate will also get a good amount of snaps after combining for just seven catches for 67 yards in 2013.

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The Cincinnati Bengals will open the 2014 season on Sunday against the Ravens, but they may travel to Baltimore with just four healthy receivers.

It was a bit of a surprise Cincinnati chose to carry just six receivers on the initial 53-man roster, considering Marvin Jones is out for the first month with a foot injury. Adding to that ia James Wright's concussion he suffered in Week 3 of the preseason. That's kept him out of practice for the most part since then.

After not practicing Wednesday, Wright was a limited participant on Thursday, but worked without a helmet. He's likely out Sunday, leaving the Bengals with just four receivers.

The good news is Tyler Eifert will likely play after practicing both Wednesday and Thursday as he deals with a lingering shoulder injury also suffered this preseason. He'll probably spend a good amount of snaps lined up wide at receiver to help compensate for thew loss of Wright.

Dane Sanzenbacher and Brandon Tate will also get a good amount of snaps after combining for just seven catches for 67 yards in 2013.