Updated: 4:30 p.m.
» Left tackle
Running back Giovani Bernard, sidelined late against the Dolphins with an injured rib, was on the field at the beginning of practice Wednesday and listed as limited, as was backup middle linebacker
» Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis got the "Miami Question" at his Wednesday news conference, and in the wake of the Richie Incognito-Jonathan Martin meltdown he drew on his own experiences with team leaders starting with
"It's something that's gone a little too far," Lewis said. "Unfortunately, that's something that came up negatively that didn't get nipped in the bud. I can 100 percent tell you that Andrew, Domata and our guys in the locker room, they know there are certain traditions we've got with the rookies but you can't let things get out of hand too far. We don't want to be degrading, demeaning because, you know what? We need those guys."
» Bengals wide receiver
"He's a nice guy, good teammate, good player, and I was really surprised to hear what happened down there," Whalen said. "He's not a sensitive, soft guy or anything anyone might be saying."
» Now that Atkins is shelved for the year with a torn ACL in his right knee, rookie end
It's a challenge for the 6-8 Hunt, who has been working all season to play low on the perimeter and now has to get even lower.
"It's a lot more compact, a lot less freedom to work with," Hunt said before practice Wednesday. "It's harder for me because usually the guards are a lot shorter than the tackles, so I have to really focus on keeping my pads down."
» Atkins surfaced long enough in the locker room before Wednesday's practice to get his crutches at his locker and go home. He politely declined interviews but thanked the media for offering best wishes for a training camp return.
» In the wake of the losses of their two best defenders, Atkins and cornerback