OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 18: Thomas Howard #53 of the Oakland Raiders celebrates after a play against the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 18, 2009 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
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Benson left last week’s win over Pittsburgh because of sprained hip muscles and is inactive for this week’s game. Larry Johnson is active for Cincinnati less than a week after signing with the Bengals.
Other inactives for Cincinnati are fullback Fui Vakapuna, linebacker Keith Rivers, linemen Evan Mathis and Andre Smith, tight end Chase Coffman and receiver Jerome Simpson.
The Raiders placed linebacker Ricky Brown on injured reserve. Inactives for the Raiders are receivers Todd Watkins, Javon Walker and Nick Miller, linebacker Jon Alston and linemen Khalif Barnes, Erik Pears and William Joseph.