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Cincinnati Bengals broad receiver Tee Higgins is predicted to play on Sunday after he was beforehand listed as questionable on account of a rib harm (through ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler).
Higgins missed the Bengals’ Week 5 win over the Arizona Cardinals because of the similar subject.
The 24-year-old has recorded 12 receptions for 129 yards and a pair of scores via 4 video games this season. He is solely averaging 32.3 yards per contest, the bottom mark of his profession.
Bengals head coach Zac Taylor exercised caution when deciding whether or not or to not deploy Higgins towards the Cardinals.
“Proceed to see how the week goes,” Taylor stated after the sport. “He was in a position to do some stuff because the weekend received nearer. I did not really feel comfy with how he was gonna really feel through the sport. It wasn’t proper to place him in that spot.”
It seems that Cincinnati has felt rather more comfy with how the previous second decide has progressed this week. Higgins has solely missed 4 video games in his profession.
The previous Clemson standout had beforehand given a constructive replace on his harm earlier this week, telling reporters on Thursday that it is wanting “promising” for him to play on Sunday (through Kelsey Conway of The Cincinnati Enquirer).
Higgins might be re-joining a Bengals passing assault that appears to be waking up after a gradual begin to the yr, scoring greater than 25 factors for the primary time all season once they dropped 34 towards Arizona.
Quarterback Joe Burrow can also be wanting extra comfy within the pocket after coping with a nagging calf subject all yr. He reportedly ran sprints in apply this week for the primary time since his preliminary harm, in keeping with The Athletic’s Dianna Russini (subscription required).
The Bengals will try to move into their bye week on a excessive notice as they face off towards the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. ET.