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Height/Weight: 5-10/215 | Birthdate: 7/2/1990 | Birthplace: Lexington, KY, USA | Team: Cincinnati | College: Nebraska | NFL Experience: 2 | Owned/Started%: 0/0
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Burfict among Bengals inactives Week 12 at Houston


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(11/23/2014) Bengals wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, running back Rex Burkhead, cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris, linebacker Vontaze Burfict, offensive tackle Tanner Hawkinson, wide receiver Greg Little and defensive end Margus Hunt were all ruled inactive Week 12 at Houston.

Bengals get minor contributions from role players Week 11


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/16/2014) The Bengals received minor contributions from several role players in Week 11 against New Orleans.

With Giovani Bernard out, Cedric Peerman backed up Jeremy Hill on Sunday. He rushed for
21 yards on two carries. Meanwhile, Rex Burkhead failed to make much of an impact in the running game. He carried the ball twice and finished with 1 yard. In the passing game, James Wright caught his lone target for a gain of 8 yards.


Bengals' role players step up


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/2/2014) The Bengals got contributions from several role players in Sunday's win over the Jaguars. Backup running back Cedric Peerman rushed five times for 9 yards and caught two passes for 22 yards. Wideout James Wright had an 11-yard run.

Receiver Brandon Tate caught a 10-yard pass, and runnin back Rex Burkhead snared two passes for 10 yards. Tight end Ryan Hewitt added a 7-yard reception.

They'll all play the Browns on Thursday.


Bengals announce Week 8 inactives vs. Ravens


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(10/26/2014) The Bengals have listed the following players as inactive for Week 8's matchup with the Ravens: wide receiver A.J. Green (toe), linebacker Rey Maualuga (hamstring), defensive tackle Brandon Thompson (knee), running back Rex Burkhead, cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris, offensive tackle Tanner Hawkinson and defensive end Will Clarke.

Green will miss his third straight game while dealing with a nagging toe injury, and an earlier report Sunday pegged his chances at playing in Week 9 at 70 percent. Maualuga had been ruled out on the team's final Week 8 injury report, while Thompson had been listed as questionable.


Vontaze Burfict, Marvin Jones head Cincy's inactives


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/5/2014) Linebacker Vontaze Burfict (concussion) and receiver Marvin Jones (ankle) are among the Bengals' inactives for Sunday Night Football. Both were listed as doubtful.

Also sitting out are defensive linemen Will Clarke and Brandon Thompson (knee), offensive lineman Kevin Zeitler (calf), defensive back Chris Lewis-Harris and running back Rex Burkhead (knee).


Vontaze Burfict among Bengals' inactives in Week 3


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is inactive as expected after being listed as doubtful on the team's final Week 3 injury report.

Other players who were listed as doubtful that are inactive include running back Rex Burkhead (knee), linebacker Sean Porter (hamstring), guard Kevin Zeitler (calf) and defensive tackle Brandon Thompson (knee). Wide receiver Marvin Jones (foot) and cornerback Chris Lewis-Harris are also inactive for Sunday's matchup with the Titans.


Bengals release Friday injury report


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/19/2014) The Bengals have ruled out wide receiver Marvin Jones for the Sunday game against Tennessee with a foot injury that has prevented him from playing in either of the first two games. He is the lone certain scratch listed on the Friday injury report.

Several players have been deemed doubtful, however, including linebacker Vontaze Burfict (concussion), running back Rex Burkhead (knee), linebacker Sean Porter (hamstring), defensive tackle Brandon Thompson (knee) and guard Kevin Zeitler (calf).

Defensive end Carlos Dunlap (knee), offensive lineman Mike Pollak (knee), tackle Andrew Whitworth (knee) and safety Shawn Williams (groin) are all listed as probable.


Bengals list Week 2 inactives


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/14/2014) The Bengals' list of inactives for Week 2 against the Falcons includes wide receiver Marvin Jones (foot), running back Rex Burkhead (knee), linebacker Sean Porter (hamstring), defensive lineman Will Clarke, offensive lineman T.J. Johnson and offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson.

Clarke, Johnson and Hawkinson are all healthy scratches.


Bengals release Friday injury report


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/12/2014) The Bengals have again ruled out wide receiver Marvin Jones, this time for the Week 2 clash against Tennessee.

The team lists halfback Rex Burkhead (knee) and linebacker Sean Porter (hamstring) as doubtful. Linebacker Vontaze Burfict (concussion) is questionable while defensive tackle Geno Atkins (feet), cornerback Darqueze Dennard (hip) and defensive end Carlos Dunlap (hamstring) are probable.


Bengals list seven inactive for Week 1


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/7/2014) The Bengals unveiled their inactives for Week 1 prior to gametime against the Ravens Sunday, and they did so with little suspense. Among the inactives are:

Running back Rex Burkhead; offensive lineman T.J. Johnson; wide receivers Marvin Jones and James Wright; defensive end Will Clarke; linebacker Sean Porter; and defensive back Darqueze Dennard.  


Bengals issue lengthy injury report for Week 1 showdown


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) The Bengals unveiled a lengthy list of players for their final injury report leading up to Sunday's season opener against the Ravens. Running back Rex Burkhead (knee) and wide receiver Marvin Jones (foot) were already ruled out.

Deemed doubtful were linebacker Sean Porter (hamstring) and wide receiver James Wright (concussion). Cornerback Darqueze Dennard (hip) was the only listed questionable. Linebacker Vontaze Burfict (hamstring), tight end Tyler Eifert (shoulder), running back Cedric Peerman (hip), guard Mike Pollak (knee) and tackle Andre Smith (concussion) were all listed probable for Sunday.

Rex Burkhead, Marvin Jones ruled out for Week 1


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/3/2014) Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones (foot) and running back Rex Burkhead (knee) were ruled out for Week 1's game against the Ravens, Bengals.com reports. Both players are expected to miss the team's first three games.

Bengals list inactives for third preseason game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/24/2014) The following players aren't expected to play for the Bengals Sunday night against Arizona, the team announced: Quarterback AJ McCarron, quarterback Tyler Wilson, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, cornerback Darqueze Dennard, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker J.K. Schaffer, offensive lineman Andre Smith, tight end Tyler Eifert, wide receiver Marvin Jones and cornerback Lavelle Westbrooks.

Rex Burkhead expected to miss several weeks


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/18/2014) Bengals running back Rex Burkhead is believed to have suffered an MCL injury Saturday that will keep him out at least until the Week 5 game at New England, reports the team's website.

Rex Burkhead exits preseason game with knee injury


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Bengals running back Rex Burkhead left Saturday's preseason game against the Jets with a knee injury.

Burkhead took a shot to the knee by Calvin Pryor in the second half, which caused the injury. He went the locker rook for further tests and was ruled out for the remainder of the game. He finished with one handoff for minus-2 yards.

Rex Burkhead hoping to get his chance


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(4/2/2014) Bengals running back Rex Burkhead played in only one game as a rookie. The former Nebraska star is hoping for more opportunities under new coordinator Hue Jackson, a running game guru.

“Coach Jackson has a great mind for the game of football, and I know he likes using the running backs, like he did with (Darren) McFadden in Oakland and the rest of that crew,” Burkhead told the team's website. “If he wants to use me in every way possible, I’m ready for it. I’m waiting for my opportunity, and if he calls my number I’ll be ready.”

Burkhead impressed in the 2013 preseason, gaining 130 yards on 28 carries (4.6 ypc) with one touchdown and catching five passes for 39 yards. He's currently fourth on the depth chart behind BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Giovani Bernard and Cedric Peerman.


Bengals inactives against San Diego


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/5/2014) The Bengals have made RB Rex Burkhead, CB Terence Newman, OT Tanner Hawkinson, WR Ryan Whalen, WR Dane Sanzenbacher, DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo and TE Kevin Brock inactive against the Chargers.

Newman is the only player on the list who was on the injury report. He was doubtful due to a knee injury. The other six players are healthy scratches.


Bengals inactives Week 17


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(12/29/2013) The Bengals have ruled CB Terence Newman, RB Rex Burkhead, WR Ryan Whalen, OG Tanner Hawkinson, DT Devon Still, TE Jermaine Gresham and TE Tyler Eifert inactive Week 17.

Newman was ruled out prior to Sunday. Both Gresham and Eifert will be out, leaving Alex Smith as the presumed starter at tight end. 


Bengals list Week 16 inactives


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(12/22/2013) The Bengals' list of inactives for Week 16 against the Vikings includes defensive back Terence Newman (knee), linebacker James Harrison (concussion), defensive lineman Devon Still (back), running back Rex Burkhead, wide receiver Ryan Whalen, wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher and offensive lineman Dennis Roland. Burkhead, Whalen, Sanzenbacher and Roland are all healthy scratches.

Bengals list Week 15 inactives


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(12/15/2013) The Bengals listed these players as inactive for the game at Pittsburgh: wideouts Dane Sanzenbacher and Ryan Whalen, cornerback Terence Newman (knee), running back Rex Burkhead, offensive tackle Tanner Hawkinson, H-back Orson Charles and defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi

Bengals list healthy scratches for Sunday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12/8/2013) The Bengals enter Week 14 against the Colts in good health, as their inactive list for Sunday's game is made up entirely of healthy scratches. Offensive lineman Dennis Roland, defensive lineman Christo Bilukidi, defensive back Tony Dye, running back Rex Burkhead, tight end Orson Charles, and wide receivers Dane Sanzenbacher and Ryan Whalen comprise the team's inactive list for Sunday. 

Bengals list Week 13 inactives


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/1/2013) The Bengals have revealed the following players as inactive for Sunday's showdown at San Diego in Week 13: wide receiver Dane Sanzenbacher, running back Rex Burkhead, linebacker Michael Boley, guard Kevin Zeitler, tackle Tanner Hawkinson, wide receiver Ryan Whalen and defensive tackle Christo Bilukidi.

Injuries headline Bengals inactives


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(11/17/2013) The Bengals inactive list for Week 11 against the Browns features three players from the defensive side of the ball who were unable to play through injuries: linebacker Rey Maualuga (knee), defensive back Chris Crocker (hamstring) and defensive lineman Devon Still (elbow).

Wide receiver Ryan Whalen, running back Rex Burkhead and offensive linemen Tanner Hawkinson and Kevin Zeitler rounded out the list. 


Rex Burkhead sits out with hamstring issue


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(10/31/2013) Bengals running back Rex Burkhead (hamstring) was forced to sit out Thursday's game against the Dolphins in Week 9, after being listed as questionable on the injury report. 

Bengals release lengthy injury report


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/30/2013) Five Bengals are listed as questionable for Thursday's game at Miami: linebacker Michael Boley (hamstring), running back Rex Burkhead (hamstring), defensive end Wallace Gilberry (groin), receiver Mohamed Sanu (shoulder) and left tackle Andrew Whitworth (knee). 

The Bengals ruled out four players: cornerback Leon Hall (Achilles), safety Taylor Mays (shoulder), defensive tackle Devon Still (elbow) and linebacker Rey Maualuga (concussion, knee).