Jones upgraded

Posted: 1:30 p.m.

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Left tackle Levi Jones (knee) practiced in team drills Saturday and has been upgraded to questionable for Monday night's game in Indianapolis. Head coach Marvin Lewis wouldn't talk about how or if he'd use Jones, but the dilemma is whether to use him in his first game back from arthroscopic knee surgery against Pro Bowl end Dwight Freeney.

Jones, who tore cartilge in his knee in the Oct. 15 loss to Tampa Bay, helped blank Freeney in tackles and sacks in last year's loss to the Colts at Paul Brown Stadium. He could conceivably dress and be available if he doesn't start.

All Bengals and Colts who were questionable or probable practiced Saturday. That included Colts safety Bob Sanders (knee), who practiced for the first time this week but is still listed as questionable.

After Saturday's practice, Lewis reiterated that David Pollack's career isn't over with the impending surgery on his broken neck and the procedure will give doctors a better idea for a decision that won't be reached for "months."

Lewis said Pollack plans to make the trip to Indy and is going to be on the sidelines Monday night. Lewis is taking the team by bus Sunday morning so it can get comfortable with the RCA Dome in a walk-through they usually do at PBS before leaving for a game.

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