For the second consecutive Friday, the Cincinnati Bengals moved their Friday practice from the indoor facility to the outdoor fields, with the weather being similar to the forecast on game day.
Fifty-two of the 53 players on the active roster practiced in some capacity, and the Bengals are listing three of them as questionable for the home opener against the Ravens.
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Kick returner and backup running Chris Evans was the only player who didn’t practice Thursday, sitting out with a hamstring injury. He returned today but was limited and joins defensive end Joseph Ossai and linebacker Markus Bailey as those with a “questionable” designation for Sunday.
Bailey suffered a knee injury in practice Thursday and was the only player who didn’t practice today. Ossai was limited all three days this week.
Ossai said his timeline to return was unknown when the injury happened Aug. 26, then added that "it's still a bit of unknown. But it feels good to be out there, tryin' to get right for this game."
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Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said they are going to give Ossai and Evans another 24 hours and should know by Saturday whether they will be good to go. Bailey, who primarily plays on special teams, sounds more like a game-time decision.
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