Andrew Whitworth out for Week 1

Updated: September 7, 2013, 5:35 PM ET
By Coley Harvey | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- The intrigue is over. Cincinnati Bengals offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth's status for Sunday's opener at Chicago is no longer in doubt.

Cincinnati switched the veteran lineman's injury status from doubtful to out. He had missed practice all week. Whitworth has been trying to recover from offseason knee surgery after he injured the knee in a game last October.

Whitworth will officially miss his first start in more than four seasons. Had he played, he would have ...

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