Newman out for Bengals, McLendon sits for Steelers

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Terence Newman is inactive for

Sunday night’s game against the Steelers due to a sprained


Newman did not practice this week. He injured the knee in last

week’s 42-28 win over Indianapolis. Dre Kirkpatrick will start in

place of Newman against the Steelers.

Wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, RB Rex Burkhead, G Tanner

Hawkinson, TE Orson Charles, WR Ryan Whalen and DT Christo Bilukidi

are also inactive for the Bengals.

Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel will miss his second

straight game with a left foot injury, and Ziggy Hood will fill in.

Nose tackle Steve McLendon is also inactive with an ankle injury.

He will be replaced by Al Woods.