LB Scott Fujita playing for Browns vs Bengals

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita is playing for the

first time since his three-game bounty suspension was temporarily

overturned on appeal.

Fujita practiced last week, showing he was recovered from a leg

injury in training camp. He sat out an opening loss to the


The Browns are short-handed at cornerback against the Bengals on

Sunday. Joe Haden is serving the first of his four games for

violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Sheldon Brown was out of the starting lineup with an injured

shoulder, replaced by Buster Skrine.

The Bengals start undrafted linebacker Vontaze Burfict in place

of the injured Thomas Howard, out for the season with a torn knee

ligament suffered last week in practice. Defensive end Carlos

Dunlap (knee) and running back Bernard Scott (hand) are