Sunday, December 20, 2009
Pregame notes from San Diego
By Bill Williamson
SAN DIEGO -- Chad Ochocinco is on the field and he is wearing his No. 85 jersey.
He was considering wearing No. 15 to honor teammate Chris Henry. Henry died Thursday after he suffered major head injuries when he fell out of a truck Wednesday following a domestic dispute. Ochocinco was subject to an NFL suspension had he worn Henry’s jersey.
- San Diego center Nick Hardwick is missing his 13th straight game with an ankle injury.
- San Diego linebacker Kevin Burnett is inactive with a neck injury.
- Cincinnati’s Pat Sims will start at defensive tackle for Domata Peko, who has a knee injury.
- Cincinnati’s Tom Nelson will start at free safety for Chris Crocker, who has an ankle injury.