Joe Mixon, a rushing back for the Cincinnati Bengals, suffered a concussion the week before and was unable to play in the game against the Tennessee Titans. It is possible that he will not play in this week’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs as well. As of Sunday morning, according to NFL Media, Mixon has not yet been cleared from the concussion protocol. It is said that his participation in the game is highly unlikely.
Mixon has been a limited participant in practise all week owing to the concussion protocol, and as a result, his status for Sunday’s game is categorised as “questionable.” In the event that Mixon is unable to play on Sunday, Samaje Perine will get the nod to start at running back.
In Sunday’s victory over the Titans by a score of 20-16, Perine had an outstanding day. He carried the ball 17 times for 58 yards and a touchdown, and he also caught four passes for 35 yards. During Week 11’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mixon suffered a concussion and was forced to leave the game. Perine stepped up and caught three touchdown passes, helping the team to a 37-30 victory.
Mixon has participated in 10 games and has scored eight touchdowns. He has a running average of 60.5 yards per game and has scored 8 touchdowns. Although the Bengals would love to have him on the field for this pivotal AFC matchup, it appears that he will almost surely not be participating in any of the action.
In spite of the uncertainty surrounding Mixon’s availability, the Bengals will be getting star wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase back in the lineup after he missed the previous four games with a hip injury. The firepower for Cincinnati is not out of the question.
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