Bengals WR John Ross expected to make entrance vs. Texans

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CINCINNATI — Bengals rookie far-reaching receiver John Ross will expected make his deteriorate entrance opposite a Houston Texans on Thursday night, a source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson.

Ross, who set a record with a 4.22 second 40-yard lurch during a mix and is one of a fastest players in a NFL, missed a deteriorate opener opposite a Ravens after spraining his knee in a preseason culmination on Aug. 31.

Coach Marvin Lewis pronounced before to a Week 1 diversion that Ross could play after returning to practice, however he was done a game-day inactive.

Ross was a full member in a Bengals’ light practices this week, that was a good denote he could shortly make his debut.

The NFL Network initial reported that Ross would expected play vs. a Texans on Thursday.

The Bengals have been really discreet with Ross after they comparison him with a ninth altogether collect of a 2017 draft. He had medicine to correct a ripped labrum after a NFL scouting mix in Mar and was not privileged for full hit until Aug. 14.

He done his preseason entrance opposite a Redskins in Game 3 and did not locate any passes though had an 8-yard benefit on a jet sweep.

Ross gained 25 yards on another jet brush in a preseason culmination vs. a Colts, though harmed his knee on a play. He also held one pass for 6 yards.

Ross’ latest damage is expected partial of a reason a Bengals kept 7 far-reaching receivers, including associate rookie Josh Malone, on a active register streamer into Week 1. Ross has speed and ability to widen a field.

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