On Thursday, the Bengals (7-5) waived Faine, opening the way for Kyle Cook to return from an ankle injury suffered in the final preseason game.|||||||
Faine played in the first eight games, starting seven, while Cook recovered from surgery on his right ankle.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have placed Faine on injured reserve.|||||||
Faine departed in the second half with a triceps injury during Sunday's 28-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Faine will not play in Sunday's game against San Francisco because of a strained pectoral muscle, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.|||||||
Veteran backup Jonathan Goodwin will take Faine's place.
Faine could miss Sunday's game at San Francisco because of a chest injury.|||||||
Coach Sean Payton said Faine will be a "game-time decision." "There's no surgery, there's no procedure. It is what it is," Payton said Thursday. "It will take time to where he feels strong enough in that area." If Faine cannot play, Jonathan Goodwin is expected to fill in at center.
Coach Sean Payton said that the Saints will not address the injury to Faine until Wednesday, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune.|||||||
Faine injured his left pectoral muscle in the first half of Sunday's win over Atlanta. He was replaced by Jonathan Goodwin.