Bengals activate C Kyle Cook off injury list

The Bengals have activated center Kyle Cook off the injured

reserve list, making him eligible to play on Sunday against the

Dallas Cowboys at Paul Brown Stadium.

Cincinnati also waived receiver Armon Binns on Saturday. Binns

played in eight games, starting two, and had 18 catches for 210

yards and a touchdown.

Cook hurt his right ankle during the final preseason game and

needed surgery. Under a new rule in the NFL this season, teams can

designate one player to return from the injury list. Cook resumed

practicing last week and showed no lingering problems with the

ankle. He started 50 consecutive games before the injury.

The Bengals (7-5) need a win against the Cowboys (6-6) to stay

in the playoff chase.

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