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Bengals vs. Steelers inactives: John Ross out; William Jackson in

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William Jackson and John Ross were the big game-time calls for Cincinnati.

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The Bengals and Steelers have announced their inactives for their Week 6 matchup.

On Cincinnati’s side, most of these names were already a given since guys like Tyler Kroft s and Giovani Bernard had already been ruled out on Friday.

Cincinnati Bengals Inactives

  • RB Giovani Bernard
  • WR John Ross
  • WR Auden Tate
  • OL Billy Price
  • OL Cedric Ogbuehi
  • TE Tyler Kroft
  • DT Adolphus Washington

The big news is William Jackson who was a game-time call due to knee injury. He was limited throughout the week with a big matchup looming with All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown.

Jackson is active, so that’s big news and is a major boost to the Bengals’ secondary.

As for John Ross, he is inactive after being limited in practice this week with a groin injury. He probably was healthy enough to play today, but the Bengals are smart to make sure he’s as close o 100-percent health as possible when he returns.

On the other side, here’s a look at who is out today for the Steelers:

Pittsburgh Steelers Inactives

LB L.J. Fort

QB Mason Rudolph

S Marcus Allen

S Morgan Burnett

OT Zach Banner

WR Darrius Heyward-Bey

DE L.T. Walton

We already knew who Pittsburgh would be without as Darrius Heyward-Bey (ankle) and Morgan Burnett (groin) had been ruled out, while linebacker L.J. Fort (ankle) was listed as doubtful.