Bengals’ Newman, Harrison to sit Sunday

Updated: December 22, 2013

Cincinnati, OH ( – The Cincinnati Bengals will be without
two key members of their defense Sunday against Minnesota, as both cornerback
Terence Newman and linebacker James Harrison were listed as inactive for the

Newman missed last week’s game against Pittsburgh because of a knee injury and
missed practice all week. He was considered doubtful on Friday’s injury

Harrison was a full participant in Friday’s practice after skipping the
previous two sessions while recovering from a concussion he sustained early in
last week’s game. He had been listed as questionable on Friday, but was on the
team’s inactive list Sunday.

Defensive end Carlos Dunlap, also recovering from a concussion suffered last
week, is active. He also practiced Friday after missing the first two days of
work during the week and was questionable on the injury report.