Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/11/12

New Cincinnati Bengals left guard Travelle Wharton is out for the season with a knee injury, according to two reports.

Wharton was one of several Bengals hurt in their 17-6 victory over the New York Jets on Friday.

Wharton was injured on the third offensive play and was seen on crutches at halftime. ESPN's John Clayton and ProFootballTalk both reported Saturday that he is out for the season.

Middle linebacker Rey Maualuga and left end Carlos Dunlap sustained right knee sprains in the opening minutes of the game as well, according to Bengals.com.

Maualuga said he will miss a couple of days of practice. Dunlap would not comment on his injury and there is no time frame for his return. A knee sprain typically takes a couple of weeks to heal, depending on the severity of the injury.

Safety Taylor Mays left the game with a concussion, but Bengals coach Marvin Lewis said he did not know how long he would be out.

All four players are projected starters.

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