Updated: 4:40 p.m.
Here's a gem from Bengals PR titan Jack Brennan on Sunday's game in Green Bay. Welcome to the Kid Bowl.
According to the NFL's Kickoff Weekend rosters, the Bengals have the lowest average level of NFL experience at 3.77 years and Green Bay is second with 3.81. The Packers had the youngest roster with an average age of 25.70 years and the Bengals were tied for fifth at 26.13. That is only older than Miami at 26.09 in the AFC.
INJURY REPORT: Cornerback David Jones, who was on the field with his broken foot Wednesday, and right tackle Andre Smith, who was not, have been ruled out of Sunday's game. Jones was in his No. 20 for the first time since he injured his foot six weeks ago and looks like he's close, but he didn't have his helmet with him and just did sideline work. Left guard Nate Livings (knee) also didn't practice and Lewis said on Monday that indications were he might not play Sunday.
Running back Brian Leonard (chest) was limited and backup guard-tackle Scott Kooistra, limited with a knee injury last week before being inactive for the game, returned to full practice.
HENRY LOOK: Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry got in on 18 of the club's 63 snaps last Sunday and offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski said after Wednesday's practice "obviously we need to have him in there more."
But he also said there was a reason Henry didn't get more work against the Broncos. Henry didn't practice last Thursday with a quad injury and there was concern about making his packages too extensive.
"We had a plan for him and he missed a day of practice," Bratkowski said. "If he wakes up Sunday morning and doesn't feel good, now he's inactive."
Henry had one catch for 18 yards and another ball thrown his way counting the last-play Hail Mary. Bratkowski said that's a product of a starter having better odds of having the ball thrown his way.
"There were plays called where there were certain coverages it goes to him," Bratkowski said. "Unless you're a full-time player, unless you're a starter, the odds catch up to you when ... you catch the coverage enough. If you're not in there as a full-time starter, your odds of the coverage for your play coming up (aren't as good)."
By the way, Bratkowski's father, long-time NFL quarterback Zeke, is going to be on the sidelines Sunday at Lambeau Field as part of the Packers Alumni Day. When Bob was 10 years old, Zeke Bratkowski led the Packers to the 1965 Western Conference title when he replaced the injured Bart Starr on the second play and rallied the Pack to a 13-10 overtime win over Baltimore.
(Starr returned the next week in what amounted to the last NFL title game and the 23-12 win over Cleveland began Green Bay's string of three straight titles. The last two came in Super Bowls I and II.)
Bob Bratkowski lived in Green Bay longer than any other town during his youth, a spot where Zeke played seven of his 15 seasons from 1963-68 and 1971.
Obviously, Dad won't be torn Sunday.
"It will be great to see him, but he gets too nervous when we play," Bob said.
Zeke may get some help from the father of Bengals rookie tight end Chase Coffman, former Packers tight Paul Coffman. Last month Paul said he was going to sneak himself and Zeke over to the Bengals sideline.