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Bengals Get Encouraging Injury News On Wednesday

A Cincinnati Bengals helmet sitting on the field.

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 01: A Cincinnati Bengals helmet sits on the field before the game against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium on October 1, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Justin Aller /Getty Images)

The Cincinnati Bengals received some promising news on their top pass rusher. On Wednesday, defensive end Trey Hendrickson was upgraded from a limited to a full participant for the team's practices.

Hendrickson sustained a concussion in Sunday's Wild Card win over the Raiders Sunday. But he was still able to make an impact before exiting, recording a sack and forcing a fumble. The former New Orleans Saint proved himself to be one of the bigger free agent pick-ups for any NFL team this season. Racking up a team-high 14 sacks off the edge, along with 27 QB hits and a dozen tackles for loss. Cincinnati still has a number of injuries its dealing with. Namely to nickel corner Mike Hilton, however, he was also a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

The Bengals turn their attention to the one-seeded Tennessee Titans this week, who are hopeful All-Pro RB Derrick Henry will be back for the first time since suffering a broken foot in November.

If Joe Burrow and the Bengals' high-flying offense can jump out to an early lead, it would likely nullify some of King Henry's impact should he return.