Bengals Defensive End To "Miss A Few Weeks"

He was forced out of Sunday's game in the first half.

According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Sam Hubbard is expected to miss a few weeks.

Hubbard was injured in the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and his status for the rest of the regular season is now in doubt. However, Pelissero did say that the hope is for Hubbard to return for the playoffs, so that's positive news for the Bengals.

The twenty-seven-year-old edge rusher has had a solid season, recording 57 total tackles, 6.5 sacks, one forced fumble and three passes defended across 14 games.

With Trey Hendrickson also out with an injury, the Bengals could be down to just three available edge rushers heading into Saturday's Week 16 game against the New England Patriots.

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