Injury updates: Ja’Marr Chase will not be playing for cincinnati bengals due an….see…more…

Beyond that, the team issued its final injury report for the game, declaring two players out. Star wideout Ja’Marr Chase also made a pretty revealing comment about the offense.

Plus, it’s NFL picks time for Week 8, with plenty of experts weighing in on whether they think the team will keep the hot streak going against a good 49ers team.

Here’s a look at the must-know Bengals news, notes and quotes for October 28.
It’s not great. One day after it sounded like coaches had a bigger plan for the fifth-round rookie running back, the team had to declare him out on the final injury report due to a hamstring injury suffered in practice. The search for answers behind Joe Mixon continues.
Elsewhere, just two of five experts take the Bengals in this matchup. One explains why it’s the 49ers: “I tend to believe Kyle Shanahan when he says he trusts backup Sam Darnold. The coach knows how to juggle quarterbacks. On the other hand, I’m not quite ready to trust Lou Anarumo’s run defense, at least not in this matchup. Just when it looks like these two teams are heading in opposite directions, I like San Francisco to earn a hard-fought victory at home heading into the bye week.”