Bengals list Ross as questionable for opener

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 31: Head coach Marvin Lewis of the Cincinnati Bengals looks on in the first half of a preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 31, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 31: Head coach Marvin Lewis of the Cincinnati Bengals looks on in the first half of a preseason game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on August 31, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said rookie first-round pick John Ross could play in Sunday’s season opener against Baltimore, but he declined to confirm whether the wide receiver will play, and the team has listed him as “questionable” on the injury report.

Ross suffered a left knee sprain in the preseason finale at Indianapolis. He sat out the Monday and Wednesday practice before returning on a limited basis Thursday and Friday.

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Lewis typically doesn’t play players, especially young ones, who haven’t been full participants in practice that week.

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The only other players on the injury report are safety Shawn Williams (elbow) and tight end C.J. Uzomah (ankle), who are out.

“Obviously we could maybe be a little better,” Lewis said. “But I feel really good and blessed with where we are.

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