Week 8 injury report: Browns missing several starters vs Bengals

Browns, Wyatt Teller. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Browns, Wyatt Teller. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports /

The Cleveland Browns host the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday Night Football and will be without several key starters

Injuries have been an issue for the Cleveland Browns throughout the season and that continues as they enter a Monday Night Football showdown on Halloween against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Three starters will be out as Denzel Ward continues to deal with a concussion and Wyatt Teller will miss his second game due to a calf injury. Also out will be David Njoku, who has a high ankle sprain that he suffered against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7.

There are also several questionable players — including Greg Newsome and Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah — but hopes remain high they will suit up.

Cincinnati is dealing with some injury concerns of their own. Last week, Ja’Marr Chase had 130 yards and two touchdowns on eight receptions against the Bengals but suffered a hip injury. Originally, they thought he might have to go to the IR and while he dodged that bullet, he won’t be on the field against Cleveland.

Even without him, the Bengals have serious firepower with Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd who also had huge games in Week 7 as Joe Burrow threw for 481 yards.

As for Cleveland, they’re looking for a complete game as they can’t seem to get the offense and defense to play well during the same game. It will be difficult to do so this weekend with some key starters out but it won’t be impossible. With all that being said, let’s check out the full injury report for each team.

The following injury report comes courtesy of the Browns’ official website

Browns Week 8 injury report


Wyatt Teller, OG, Calf
Denzel Ward, CB, Concussion
David Njoku, TE, Ankle
Joe Haeg, OT, Concussion


Greedy Williams, CB, Illness
Pharaoh Brown, TE, Concussion/Neck
Greg Newsome II, CB, Oblique
Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, LB, Knee

Bengals Week 8 injury report


Ja’Marr Chase, WR, Hip
Josh Tupou, DT, Calf
Stanley Morgan, WR, Hamstring


Eli Apple, CB, Hamstring