The Cincinnati Bengals are coming off a tough loss in Week 8 on Monday Night Football to the Cleveland Browns and will look to bounce back in Week 9 against the lowly Carolina Panthers. However, they'll have to do so without one of their top defenders.
Chidobe Awuzie Injury Update
Cincinnati will already be without top wideout Ja'Marr Chase, but will now also be without starting cornerback Chidobe Awuzie as well. The team placed Awuzie on injured reserve on Saturday and announced that his season is over after suffering a torn ACL.
This isn't a shocking update, but it still hurts the Bengals' defense regardless. Awuzie had started all eight games for Cincinnati this season, recording 35 tackles and 5 passes defended.
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