Bengals RB Mixon (foot) ruled out vs. Titans
Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon has been ruled out for the second straight game with a foot injury, the team announced Friday.
Mixon will be joined by left tackle Jonah Williams (neck), center Trey Hopkins (concussion) and right tackle Bobby Hart (knee) in sitting out for the Bengals (1-5-1) on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans (5-1). Cornerback Darius Phillips is questionable with a knee injury.
Running back Giovani Bernard will get the start on Sunday against the Titans. The eighth-year veteran rushed 13 times for 37 yards and added five catches for 59 yards and a touchdown in Sunday’s 37-34 setback to Cleveland.
Bernard, 28, has rushed 25 times for 81 yards and one touchdown and has 21 catches for 174 yards in seven games this season.
Mixon, 24, sustained his injury in the first half of Cincinnati’s 31-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Oct. 18. He returned to the contest and finished with 18 carries for 54 yards and a touchdown.
Mixon has 119 carries for 428 yards and three touchdowns in six games with the Bengals this season. He also has reeled in 21 receptions for 138 yards and a score.
Mixon has rushed for 3,359 yards and 20 touchdowns and added 129 catches for 1,008 yards and five scores in 50 career games. He was selected by Cincinnati in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
–Field Level Media