CINCINNATI — Quinton Spain will make his third-straight begin for the Bengals on Sunday. The 29-year-old guard has performed in every of the previous 4 video games since signing with the crew final month.
Spain initially signed with the follow squad, however the Bengals elevated him for sport day. They promoted him to the 53-man roster earlier this week.
“I feel Quinton’s making good enchancment so he’ll be taking part in for us in this sport,” Bengals head coach Zac Taylor mentioned on Friday.
Spain took some first-team reps at left guard in follow this week. The Bengals might bench second-year guard Michael Jordan in favor of Spain.
“We received some choices at guard proper now, a whole lot of guys which have performed for us,” Taylor mentioned. “We simply want extra constant play from our guys throughout the board. The second half [against Washington] actually wasn’t adequate. But once more, Quinton’s performed a whole lot of left guard over the course of his lifetime and has performed proper guard and proper sort out for us so we really feel snug placing him at a few totally different spots.”
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If Spain does begin at left guard, then veteran Alex Redmond will possible return to proper guard. He’s made six begins in that spot this season.
Spain took Redmond’s spot at left guard final week in opposition to Washington.
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The offensive line might proceed to change with Xavier Su’a-Filo prepared to return. The 29-year-old has been out since Week 1 with a foot harm.
The Bengals plan to activate him subsequent week.
“He’s totally wholesome,” Taylor mentioned. “He’s prepared to go and we’ll possible activate him subsequent week.”
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