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Bengals v Colts: Jermaine Gresham and A.J. Green are out

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The Cincinnati Bengals won't have tight end Jermaine Gresham and wide receiver A.J. Green on Sunday while the Colts are missing offensive linemen Hugh Thornton and A.Q. Shipley.

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The Cincinnati Bengals and Indianapolis Colts have released their respective inactive lists and, as we approached the deadline Sunday's deadline, we had a certain understanding on who would be available.

Wide receivers A.J. Green (concussion) and James Wright (knee) were already declared out by Sunday morning -- Green was announced on Saturday, reportedly after a visit with an independent specialist. Green suffered a concussion with four minutes remaining against the Pittsburgh Steelers last week. Wright hasn't played since week 13 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a knee, though he worked with the wide receivers during pregame work.

Gresham suffered a back injury against the Steelers and sat during practice on Wednesday and Thursday with limited work on Friday. Observers noted that Gresham didn't look good during pregame workouts and joined Green and Wright on the team's inactive list.

Brandon Tate will replace Green as the starting wide receiver opposite of Mohamed Sanu and Kevin Brock will replace Jermaine Gresham as the starting tight end.

BENGALS COLTS
WR A.J. Green OL Hugh Thornton
TE Jermaine Gresham OL A.Q. Shipley
DT Devon Still OL Xavier Nixon
WR James Wright DL Zach Kerr
QB AJ McCarron LB Henoc Muamba
CB Chris Lewis-Harris CB Sheldon Price
OT Tanner Hawkinson CB Jalil Brown

BENGALS WED THUR FRI STATUS
WR James Wright Concussion DNP DNP DNP OUT
WR A.J. Green Concussion DNP LP DNP DOUBTFUL
TE Jermaine Gresham Back DNP DNP LP Questionable
RB Cedric Peerman Concussion DNP LP LP Questionable
OT Andrew Whitworth Vet. -- DNP -- --
CB Leon Hall Vet. DNP -- -- --
COLTS WED THUR FRI STATUS
G Hugh Thornton Shoulder DNP DNP DNP OUT
C A.Q. Shipley Ankle DNP DNP DNP DOUBTFUL
RB Trent Richardson Illness -- -- DNP Questionable
WR Joshua Cribbs NIR DNP FP FP Probable
LB Erik Walden Knee LP FP FP Probable
WR Reggie Wayne Groin LP FP DNP Probable
LB Bjoern Werner Shoulder LP FP FP Probable
TE Dwayne Allen Knee FP FP FP Probable
LB Jerrell Freeman Hamstring FP FP FP Probable
G Joe Reitz 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