Originally posted on Cincinnati Bengals Blog  |  Last updated 12/16/11
Even though a lot of attention has been focused on the offensive line this week, the Bengals are facing a bit of a dilemma at fullback for Sunday’s game against the Rams. Chris Pressley has not practiced all week due to a knee injury and is listed as questionable for the game. Pressley was injured during the fourth quarter of last week’s loss to Houston. He did end up finishing the game though. After Friday’s practice, head coach Marvin Lewis said that Pressley did make progress as he did rehab work on a side field, but Lewis rarely plays anyone who has missed the entire week. Pressley has made a big difference in the running game since he was called up to the active roster for the final four games of last season. Cedric Benson has averaged nearly a half yard better per carry this season. Of the 818 offensive plays, Pressley has been in for 238 or 29.1 percent. Said Lewis of Pressley: “He has done a very good job. He’s a guy who understands his role and responsibility. The fullback ...
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