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Sunday, December 23, 2012
Bengals-Steelers inactives

By Jamison Hensley

PITTSBURGH -- Josh Brown is the Bengals' kicker for a third straight game after Mike Nugent (right calf) was made inactive for Sunday's game against the Steelers. Brown has made all six field goals this season for the Bengals but he missed both attempts at Heinz Field last season when he was with the Rams.

For the Steelers, wide receiver Plaxico Burress is inactive. He has one catch for 18 yards this season and has been targeted four times in three games.

Here are the inactives:

BENGALS: K Mike Nugent, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, RB Dan Herron, S George Iloka, DT Devon Still, DT Brandon Thompson and TE Richard Quinn.

STEELERS: QB Byron Leftwich, CB Ike Taylor, CB Justin King, LB Adrian Robinson, DE Al Woods, OT Mike Adams, WR Plaxico Burress.

Here are the starting lineup changes:

BENGALS: WR Marvin Jones in place of Brandon Tate; C Kyle Cook for Trevor Robinson.

STEELERS: RT Kelvin Beachum for Mike Adams; CB Cortez Allen for Ike Taylor.