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The other inactives for the Bengals are injured left tackle Cedric Ogbuehi (shoulder) and four healthy scratches in cornerback KeiVarae Russell, running back Jarveon Williams, defensive tackle Josh Topou and tackle Justin Murray.
Clint Boling will make his first career start at left tackle for Ogbuehi, while Christian Westerman will make his first career start — and NFL debut — as the left guard.
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Westerman, the team’s fifth-round pick in 2016, has only been active for one game in his career, the Week 2 Thursday night game against Houston. But he did not play.
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said Westerman and Alex Redmond, who signed as a college free agent in 2016, both will play today.