Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/5/11

LANDOVER, MD - NOVEMBER 15: Quarterback Carson Palmer #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals throws a pass behind the block of offensive guard Bobbie Williams #63 of the Washington Redskins during the game at FedEx Field on December 12, 2004 in Landover, Maryland. The Bengals defeated the Redskins 17-10. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Right guard Bobbie Williams is back practicing with the Cincinnati Bengals after completing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. He's gotten a lot slimmer since the last time they saw him. The 35-year-old lineman says he worked hard during the suspension and lost 12 pounds. Coach Marvin Lewis says it's apparent that Williams used the time away for something good. The Bengals will decide later this week whether to activate Williams for a game on Sunday in Jacksonville. They have a one-week roster exemption on Williams, who can balance their run game when he's in the lineup. The Bengals used two replacements for Williams and both struggled, forcing them to run mostly to the other side of the field.
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