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1:10pm EDT 10/2/19

The Bengals have placed WR John Ross (shoulder) on IR. It's unclear if he's a candidate to return, but he's out for at least the next 8 weeks. Ross can be dropped from redraft rosters. Cincinnati moves forward with Tyler Boyd, Auden Tate and Damion Willis atop the WR depth chart -- until A.J. Green is ready to return from his ankle injury.

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The Giants have agreed to a 1-year, $2.5 million deal with WR John Ross, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Ross has collected just 51 receptions through 4 injury-riddled pro seasons. The Giants offense, though, presents an opportunity for him to earn a top 3 spot among WRs. We'll see whether the team adds anything else to that position in free agency or the NFL Draft.

Bengals WR John Ross is a healthy scratch for today's game vs. the Eagles. Rookie Tee Higgins has taken over as Cincinnati's #3 WR. We'd love to see the Bengals trade Ross and give him a shot elsewhere.

Bengals WR John Ross returned to training camp on Sunday. He missed 11 days to take care of his son and the boy's mother, who both tested positive for COVID. Ross will resume competing for snaps with Tee Higgins and Auden Tate behind A.J. Green and Tyler Boyd on Cincinnati's depth chart.

3:08pm EDT 8/12/20

Bengals WR John Ross has left training camp to take care of his son and the boy's mother after they both tested positive for COVID. He should re-join the team well before Week 1, assuming he doesn't catch the virus himself. The missed time is bad news for a guy battling with rookie Tee Higgins and Auden Tate for snaps behind A.J. Green and Tyler Boyd.

Bengals WR John Ross (clavicle) is expected to return for Sunday's game against the Browns, HC Zac Taylor said. Ross exploded for 7-158-2 and 4-112-1 lines in the first 2 weeks of the season but totaled just 58 scoreless yards over the next 2. He can't be trusted in Week 14 fantasy lineups -- but his return does upgrade QB Andy Dalton's weaponry.

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