Cincinnati Bengals DE, former Ohio State star, expected to miss time due to injury
Sam Hubbard suffered a left calf injury on Sunday and it’s looking like he’ll be missing some time. NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported the news.
Hubbard was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 3rd round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Hubbard has played in 14 games for the Bengals this season and has 57 total tackles, 6.5 sacks, and 11 tackles for loss.
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Hubbard is expected to miss the next few weeks due to the calf injury. Cincinnati will be hoping to have Hubbard back in time for the playoffs. Hubbard currently leads the team in sacks with Trey Hendrickson in second with 6.
#Bengals DE Sam Hubbard is expected to miss a few weeks because of the left calf injury he suffered Sunday, per source. The hope is Hubbard – who has started every game and has 6½ sacks this season – can make it back for the playoffs.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) December 19, 2022
Cincinnati ended up beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-23 at Raymond James Stadium on Sunday. The Bengals now have the division lead in the AFC North at 10-4 after the Baltimore Ravens lost to the Cleveland Browns on Saturday.
The Bengals are on the road again in Week 16 as they face the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Kickoff will be at 1 p.m. ET on CBS.