“He’s much, much better,” Arians said. “He’ll be a game-time decision.”
Bethel missed Thursday’s practice because of “a little headache” but was back on the field Friday. He’s still experiencing symptoms from the concussion he suffered against Jacksonville.
If Bethel can’t play Sunday, a committee of about four players will fill his roles on special teams. Based on who has played gunner earlier this season, among the committee will be Jaron Brown and Antoine Cason. Brittan Golden could also be used if he’s active Sunday. He’s back at 100 percent from a hamstring injury that’s hampered him for more than a month.
Golden, who practiced at gunner on Friday, is also questionable.
“Looks great, like he never missed a beat,” he said. “He was probably our second-best gunner and special teams player in training camp.”