Cardinals vs. Bengals, Injury Report: QB John Skelton Expected To Start

As the Arizona Cardinals and Cincinnati Bengals get ready to fight it out on Christmas Eve at Paul Brown Stadium, both squads have a laundry lists of injuries to report at Friday's practice, though many of the players are probable for Saturday's matchup.

First order of business for the Cardinals is their QB question, which is looking like it has it's answer as ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that John Skelton will likely be the starter for the Cards:

As for the rest of the team, here is a look at the Cards full injury report along with their game statuses for tomorrow:

NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS
Adams, Michael CB Shoulder LP LP LP Questionable
Bradley, Stewart LB Hamstring LP LP FP Probable
Considine, Sean DB Foot DNP LP LP Questionable
Johnson, Rashad S Knee LP LP LP Questionable
Keith, Brandon T Ankle DNP DNP DNP Out
Kolb, Kevin QB Head LP LP LP Questionable
Sampson, DeMarco WR Ribs FP FP FP Probable
Smith, Alfonso RB Back LP LP FP Probable
Stephens-Howling, LaRod RB Hamstring LP LP LP Questionable
Wells, Beanie RB Knee LP LP LP Questionable
Zastudil, Dave P Biceps LP FP FP Probable

Luckily only tackle Brandon Keith will be out with an ankle injury, while every other player is either questionable or probable.

As for the Bengals, they too have a few players less than 100%, though most of them should be a go tomorrow:

NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS
Caldwell, Andre WR Groin DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Crocker, Chris S Knee LP LP FP Probable
Green, A.J. WR Shoulder LP LP FP Probable
Leonard, Brian RB Knee LP LP FP Probable
Moch, Dontay LB Illness FP FP FP Probable
Nelson, Reggie S Hip - LP FP Probable
Pressley, Chris FB Knee LP LP FP Probable
Smith, Andre T Ankle LP LP FP Probable
Whitworth, Andrew T Knee DNP LP FP Probable

For more on the Cardinals, head over to Revenge of the Birds. For all the latest AZ sports news, follow us on Twitter @SBNArizona and "Like" us on Facebook.

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