(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer With a storm bearing down and his flight canceled, Bengals snapper Clark Harris had to improvise.
He got his wife and their 4-month-old child in a car and headed west, driving more than 12 hours through wind and heavy rain to get back to Cincinnati as the Bengals' bye weekend wrapped up. He pulled into town in the early morning hours Monday, wondering if his beachfront house back in New Jersey was still standing.
''My house is presently in the process of being demolished, probably, by this hurricane,'' Harris said Monday afternoon. ''I'm right on the shore, 30 minutes north of Atlantic City, right on the bay. I got water in my backyard and everything. It is probably going to be in my house by, probably, about now.''
Several Bengals had travel trouble as the team returned from its bye weekend, but all arrived safely for a practice late Monday morning.
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