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Cedric Benson misses practice with hip injury

As the 3-1 Cincinnati Bengals prepare to face on Sunday the 3-1 Baltimore Ravens in a showdown for supremacy in the AFC North, starting running back Cedric Benson didn’t practice with the team on Wednesday, due to a hip injury.

Benson was probable in Week Four against the Browns with a knee injury.  He has rushed for 367 yards in four games on 87 carries, for a 4.4-yard average.

Also missing practice today were linebacker Rashad Jeanty (finger), linebacker Rey Maualuga (knee), and safety Chinedum Ndukwe (hamstring).

Defensive tackle Tank Johnson (foot) and defensive tackle Domata Peko (chest)
participated on a limited basis.  Cornerback David Jones (foot) and safety Roy Williams (forearm)
fully participated.

The Ravens practiced without tackle Jared Gaither (neck), linebacker Jarret Johnson (shoulder), receiver Derrick Mason (neck), and receiver Demetrius Williams (illness).

Cornerback Chris Carr (groin) participated on a limited basis, and the following players fully participated:  linebacker Tavares Gooden (shoulder), defensive Haloti Ngata (back), and safety Ed Reed (knee).

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5 Responses to “Cedric Benson misses practice with hip injury”
  1. ☻☼CBS, FOX, ESPN, NFLN nbc says: Oct 7, 2009 9:09 PM

    Carson Palmer is an ankle twist away from sending this team on a typical 4 game losing streak.
    Don’t buy stock in this team people

  2. POSteeler Fan says: Oct 7, 2009 9:20 PM

    “As the 3-1 Cincinnati Bengals prepare to face on Sunday the 3-1 Baltimore Ravens in a showdown for supremacy in the AFC North”
    You know what’s great about this? The steelers are in the bottom half of the conference with the browns, where they’ll finish!

  3. iclightpounder says: Oct 7, 2009 10:27 PM

    I BUY STOCK IN CHEESE. IT SOME KINDA’ TASTY. SOME OF MY BUDDY WIT A TERRIBLE TOWEL WENT TO CLEAN MY PRESCRIPTION HELMET BUT NO COME BACK. I WONDER WHO DEY?

  4. kazkal says: Oct 7, 2009 11:59 PM

    @☻☼CBS, FOX, ESPN, NFLN nbc says:
    Diaf and jump off the steeler bandwagon

  5. Vox's Mommy says: Oct 9, 2009 6:23 PM

    If you still think the Steelers are going to finish 3rd in the AFC North you’re crazy. Your “time” has not come. Flame away now, b/c I know that’s what’s going to happen. Wait until the end of the season. At the very least, this is worst case scenario (for the steelers), we can knock you out of the playoffs again, or maybe keep you out of the playoffs altogether like the year after LOL.
    Signed….Steeler Nation
    p.s. – It is kind of cute though seeing all the Cincy fans happy that their team is above .500….I guess I can’t really blame you guys. See you at Heinz Field.

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