Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon has reportedly been diagnosed with a low-grade ankle sprain and is considered “week-to-week,” according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Bengals’ RB Joe Mixon was diagnosed with a low-grade ankle sprain that will leave him week to week, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 4, 2021
Mixon did not return after injuring the ankle in Cincinnati’s Thursday night win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. He has rushed for 353 yards and two touchdowns on the year.
With Mixon recuperating, the Bengals are expected to turn to veteran running back Samaje Perine and rookie Chris Evans.