Found November 13, 2011 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Cincinnati Bengals rookie wide receiver A.J. Green injured his right knee while reeling in a touchdown catch during Sunday's game against the AFC North rival Pittsburgh Steelers.
Green's knee buckled on a leaping 36-yard touchdown reception over Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark. It was his only catch of the day.
He was able to play into the second quarter, but rode a stationary bike after halftime.
The fourth overall pick of the 2011 draft, Green entered the contest with 40 receptions for 599 yards and five touchdowns.
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Bengals rookie wide receiver A.J. Green tried, unsuccessfully, to play through a knee injury in Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
CINCINNATI -- A.J. Green went up between Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu, two of the game's best safeties.
Green came down with the ball -- and a 36-yard Bengals touchdown. The Bengals' uber-rookie does things like that.
Unfortunately, Green came down awkwardly on his right knee. He was down in the end zone for nearly a minute before being helped off. He came back and took...
Leon Hall had an MRI done after Sunday’s 24-17 loss against the Steelers. Hall suffered a right Achilles injury during the second quarter and did not return to the game. Hall spoke briefly in the locker room and did not say a lot but teammates were not optimistic and fearing a torn Achilles, which would end his season.
Hall has the longest current streak of games played by a Bengal...
Bengals rookie receiver A.J. Green has garnered more than just the admiration of cornerback Ike Taylor. He has gained the respect and following of another more famous Ike -- former Bengals receiving great Isaac Curtis.
PASS OFFENSE (C)
Pass protection was good as Dalton did not get sacked. the A.J. Green touchdown catch where he went up over two Steelers safeties was a beauty and Andy Dalton’s touchdown throw to Jermaine Gresham in the third quarter was one of his best throws of the day. Now, let’s talk about the one thing that is preventing this offense from progressing another level this...
Postgame quotes from the Bengals-Steelers game:
“We would like to have the win, but we didn’t get it. I don’t think this team has to worry about being able to play with the so called elite in the AFC — we can and we will. We will go back to work and prepare and go beat the next team we have to play. That’s our key now.”
A.J. Green and Leon Hall had injuries...