Found January 03, 2013 on
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Robert Griffin III
Green Bay Packers
Usually, if you've found your way into the NFL playoffs, you've either been lucky in the injury department or you've been good enough to overcome any injuries you've encountered. But that doesn't mean bumps and bruises and broken bones won't play a role this weekend and throughout January and February. Here's a look at the key injuries surrounding the opening weekend of the NFL playoffs.
Bengals vs. Texans: Benjarvus Green-Ellis
Green-Ellis had hit the 100-yard mark in four of his previous six games before straining his quad while warming up to play the Ravens in Week 17. He sat that one out but was able to practice on a limited basis to start the week on Wednesday. It looks as though he'll play Saturday in Houston, but the Law Firm certainly could have used that extra day to continue to recover. Considering how well Green-Ellis was playing, it's quite the drop-off from him to Brian Leonard and/or Cedric Peerman. The Bengals have the mome...
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Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis
returned to the practice field on Wednesday after missing Sunday’s matchup
against the Baltimore Ravens due to a hamstring injury, reports Josh Alper of
Pro Football Talk.
Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis didn’t play
in Week 17 after tweaking his hamstring in warmups for Cincinnati’s game
against the Ravens...
Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis returned to practice Wednesday after sitting out Tuesday with a hamstring injury. Green-Ellis tweaked the hamstring in warmups before Sunday's victory over the Baltimore Ravens and didn't play in the game. His practice status is listed as limited. Green-Ellis' availability for Saturday's wild-card playoff game...
Saturday Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texans Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis (hamstring): Green-Ellis practiced in a limited fashion both Wednesday and Thursday, the Bengals' official website reports. He did not play in Cincinnati's season finale because the Bengals had already locked up the AFC's sixth seed, but we expect that Green-Ellis will be present this weekend...
CINCINNATI (AP) -- BenJarvus Green-Ellis didn't suit up for the Cincinnati Bengals' practice on Tuesday. He wore black sweatpants and a gray hooded sweatshirt, running by himself at one end of the University of Cincinnati's covered football field while everyone else ran plays.
It's another challenge for an offense that's hit the wall.
Green-Ellis had a sore hamstring...
(Updates. With AP Photos.) By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer BenJarvus Green-Ellis didn't suit up for the Cincinnati Bengals' practice on Tuesday. He wore black sweatpants and a gray hooded sweatshirt, running by himself at one end of the University of Cincinnati's covered football field while everyone else ran plays.
It's another challenge for an offense that's hit...
On Saturday, January 5th, 2013 at 4:30, The Cincinnati Bengals will return to the scene of the crime. Last year, this very same week, The Houston Texans, with backup quarterback T. J. Yates humiliated the Bengals, 31-10.
This year, things are a little bit different. The Texans are healthier, at least offensively, but have also been playing cold, losing thee of four. The Bengals,...