Found August 10, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Bengals receiver Andrew Hawkins will wear a cast for 10 days to try to heal his sprained left ankle, making it doubtful he'll be ready for the season opener. Coach Marvin Lewis said Saturday that Hawkins will be evaluated again when the cast is removed and the club will have a better idea how long he'll be sidelined. "It allows the opportunity to make sure we don't inadvertently injure it more," Lewis said. "It gives it a chance to settle down and begin to mend. He's very optimistic that he'll be ready to go at some point here, so we'll see. "At least for the next 10 days or so he's going to be in this cast. Then we'll have a little better update after that." If he's not ready for the opener Sept. 8 in Chicago, he could be placed on injured reserve with an opportunity to return at some point during the season. Teams can designate one player on injured reserve as available to return. Otherwise, a player is out for the s...
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