Found September 15, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
Every team has injuries, but the Bengals are one of those teams that may have more than anyone. After putting two starters on the offensive line on IR before the season, Travelle Wharton and Kyle Cook (though the latter can be reactivated later this season), the Bengals were without 4 key contributors with injury last week as Carlos Dunlap, Jason Allen, Dre Kirkpatrick, and Bernard Scott all missed. Scott is expected to return this week, to serve as a compliment to BenJarvus Green-Ellis, but Dre Kirkpatrick will not play and Jason Allen and Carlos Dunlap are unlikely to play. Kirkpatrick’s and Allen’s absence will force Nate Clements to start at cornerback next to Leon Hall again, who is still only 10 months removed from a torn Achilles and was uncharacteristically torched because of it in the opener. Dunlap, meanwhile, is their top pass rusher.  Last year, Dunlap managed 5 sacks, 13 quarterback hits, and 29 quarterback pressures, on 302 pass rush snaps, a pass rush rate of 15.6%. Y...
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