Mixon will need to go through a full-contact practice before he can be cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol, though head coach Zac Taylor said Wednesday that "everything is positive right now" in terms of the running back's status ahead of Sunday's game against the Browns, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.
Mixon was limited at practice last week before landing on the inactive list ahead of the Bengals' eventual 27-24 win over the Chiefs, but Cincinnati looks as though it's on track to get its top back in the lineup this weekend. In Mixon's absence for the previous two games, Samaje Perine has been handling the bulk of the team's backfield touches.
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Hurst (calf) doesn't carry an injury designation into Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs after practicing fully Friday.
Hurst (calf) is on track to play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.
Hurst (calf) was limited at practice Thursday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.
Boyd had just one catch on two targets for 23 yards in the Bengals' win over the Bills on Sunday.
Perine had seven carries for 33 yards and another five catches for 31 yards in Sunday's AFC divisional-round win over the Bills.
Hurst caught five of six targets for 59 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-10 win over the Bills in the AFC divisional round.
Higgins caught three of four targets for 28 yards in Sunday's 27-10 win over the Bills in the AFC divisional round.
Mixon rushed 20 times for 105 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-10 win over the Bills in the AFC divisional round. He also caught two of three targets for 18 yards.
Chase caught five of eight targets for 61 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-10 win over the Bills in the AFC divisional round. He also rushed once for three yards.
Burrow completed 23 of 36 passes for 242 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 27-10 win over the Bills in the AFC divisional round. He also rushed six times for 31 yards.