Jags see next week for Kampman's return from knee surgery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars defensive end Aaron Kampman has been cleared to play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, but coach Jack Del Rio said he'll likely hold out the veteran until next week.

Del Rio said Kampman, who missed the first four games this season while recovering from a knee injury, would face the Bengals "if we have someone who slips on a banana peel between now and Sunday." If not, then Kampman will make his season debut next week at Pittsburgh.

The Jaguars will be without cornerback Derek Cox (groin) and special-teams ace Montell Owens (knee) on Sunday. Wide receiver Kassim Osgood (hamstring), tight end Zach Miller (shoulder) and offensive lineman Jason Spitz (quadriceps) are doubtful.

Kampman and safety Courtney Greene (neck) are questionable. Defensive tackle Tyson Alualu (knee) and left tackle Eugene Monroe (shoulder) are probable.

For a complete look at all injuries around the league, go to NFL.com's injury page.

Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press

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