For the Bengals, they’ll likely be without starting cornerback Adam Jones, who is dealing with a back issue. It’s concerning because this issue popped up in Week 4, and even after the Bengals’ bye week, it’s still significantly bothering him.
Rookie receiver John Ross is listed as questionable after getting in two limited practices, followed by a full session on Friday in what was mostly a walkthrough.
As for the Steelers, they’ll be without defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt, who also has a back injury. That’s a big loss for Pittsburgh and a huge plus for Cincinnati's struggling offensive line.
The Bengals’ defensive line will get a nice boost if Pittsburgh starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert is out. He’s listed as doubtful with a hip issue, which is great news for edge rushers Carlos Dunlap and Carl Lawson as they look to terrorize Ben Roethlisberger.
Bengals at Steelers Final Injury Report