Bengals Tuesday Tidbits

News and notes on the Cincinnati Bengals.

-- WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh remains out for Sunday's game at Oakland. The Bengals have yet to sign any of the three veteran wide receivers they had tryout on Monday (MarTay Jenkins, Troy Edwards and Trevor Gaylor).
   -- WR Kelley Washington will need to produce more than two receptions for 18 yards (his Denver numbers) against the Raiders. He needs to give the Bengals a legitimate threat at the No. 3 receiver position.
   -- WR Chad Johnson will step on the field Sunday with his idol, Jerry Rice, the only receiver to have 1,800 receiving yards in a single season. That is Johnson's goal. He has 1,705 to go in the final 15 games.
   -- WB Jon Kitna remains the starting quarterback. For now. With Shane Matthews available, coach Marvin Lewis isn't expected to have as long a rope for Kitna as he might have had with Akili Smith as the No. 2 quarterback.
   -- ROT Willie Anderson (hamstring) is likely to miss Wednesday's practice but is hoping to make his 50th consecutive start Sunday. They're hoping. The team is thin at backup tackle.
   -- OT tackle Scott Rehberg would likely start at right tackle if Willie Anderson (hamstring) can't play.
   -- RB Rudi Johnson (thigh) is out.
   -- G Victor Leyva (upper chest muscle) is out.
   -- CB Tory James will play against his former teammates Sunday. He was a member of the AFC Championship team but was released in a salary cap purge. James has one interception for the Bengals.

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