Four Bengals starters miss practice Wednesday

Four Cincinnati Bengals starters — linebacker Kevin Minter, defensive end Michael Johnson, wide receiver Brandon LaFell and kicker Randy Bullock — missed practice Wednesday as the team moved operations inside Paul Brown Stadium due to the wet practice fields.

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Minter has been out since suffering an elbow injury Oct. 22 at Pittsburgh, while Johnson (back), LaFell (hamstring) and Bullock (back) were hurt in Sunday’s win against Indianapolis, although LaFell and Bullock finished the game.

Wide receiver Tyler Boyd remains out with a knee injury suffered Oct. 8 against Buffalo.

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Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick re-aggravated a shoulder injury against the Colts and was limited Wednesday. Tackle Andre Smith (triceps) also was limited.

Right guard Trey Hopkins (knee), wide receiver Cody Core (concussion) and H-back Ryan Hewitt (knee) were full participants.

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