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Jonah Williams

Jonah Williams

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Williams (kneecap) has been ruled out for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs, per the team's official site.

Analysis:

Williams is now set to miss his second consecutive playoff matchup this weekend due to the dislocated kneecap he suffered in Cincinnati's wild-card victory over Baltimore. Expect Jackson Carman to draw another start this weekend versus Kansas City.
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Alex Cappa

Alex Cappa

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Cappa (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs, per the team's official site.

Analysis:

Cappa has yet to return to the practice field in any capacity since he suffered an ankle injury back in Week 18 versus the Ravens, and he'll ultimately remain sidelined this weekend as a result. Look for Max Scharping to draw another start at right guard against Kansas City.
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Hayden Hurst

Hayden Hurst

TE / Cincinnati Bengals
Hurst (calf) doesn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs after practicing fully Friday.

Analysis:

Hurst proclaimed himself healthy earlier in the day Friday, and his confidence was validated by the official injury report. The starting tight end was a limited participant in practice Thursday, but it appears that limited session was precautionary. Hurst has caught nine of 12 targets for 104 yards, one touchdown and one fumble lost through two games this postseason.
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Hayden Hurst

Hayden Hurst

TE / Cincinnati Bengals
Hurst (calf) is on track to play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.

Analysis:

Coach Zac Taylor relayed that Hurst, who was limited Thursday, had a good practice Friday, which sets the stage for the tight end to be available versus Kansas City. The Bengals' final injury report will clarify both Hurst's participation level Friday, as well as whether or not he carries an official injury designation into the weekend.
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Tre Flowers

Tre Flowers

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Flowers (hamstring) was a full participant during the Bengals' practice Thursday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

Analysis:

Flowers has battled a lingering hamstring injury sustained Week 8, which kept him inactive for last Sunday's divisional-round win over Buffalo. The 27-year-old was then limited during practice Wednesday, though he seems to be ready to suit up again heading into this Sunday's matchup against Kansas City in the AFC Championship Game. Flowers has seen the majority of his playing time on special teams this season, though he should provide valuable depth behind top cornerbacks Eli Apple, Cam Taylor-Britt and Mike Hilton.
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Hayden Hurst

Hayden Hurst

TE / Cincinnati Bengals
Hurst (calf) was limited at practice Thursday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

Analysis:

Hurst practiced fully Wednesday, so the tight end's addition to the Bengals' injury report makes his status worth tracking as Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs approaches. Hurst dealt with a calf issue back in December, but it's unclear if his listed limitations Thursday are indicative of a setback in practice or a case of workload management.

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