Bengals' Star Wide Receiver Active for Week 6

The Cincinnati Bengals offense should be close to full strength for Sunday's showdown with the New Orleans Saints. Wide receiver Tee Higgins is officially active today. Higgins missed practice Wednesday and Thursday before getting in a limited session Friday. He only played 10 snaps in the Bengals' 19-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday Night Football in Week 5.  An ankle injury forced his early exit.

Higgins has been spectacular when available this season, but the ankle injury and a pair of concussions have limited his playing time. He has hauled in 20 receptions for 315 yards at an impressive 11.3 yards per target so far this season. Higgins joined the Bengals as their 33rd overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. He immediately rewarded the team with 1999 receiving yards at an efficient 9.2 yards per target across his first two seasons. His availability should make things easier for quarterback Joe Burrow and wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase, who are returning to Louisiana for the first time since their NCAA championship-winning season with LSU in 2019.
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