Benson inactive for Bengals

Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson is inactive for today’s game against the Cleveland Browns.

Earlier this morning Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reported that Benson was expected to play, but when the official inactive list came out, Benson was on it.

The Bengals’ other inactives are third quarterback Jordan Palmer, center Jonathan Luigs, linebacker Keith Rivers, tight end Chase Coffman, wide receiver Jerome Simpson, fullback Fui Vakapuna and defensive tackle Orien Harris.

The Browns’ inactives include defensive back Coye Francies, defensive back Gerard Lawson, linebacker David Veikune, guard Billy Yates, wide receiver Brian Robiskie, tight end Robert Royal and third quarterback Brett Ratliff.