CLEVELAND — Strong safety Jabrill Peppers, defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi and center JC Tretter will start for the Browns when they host the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Peppers, Ogunjobi and Tretter were listed as questionable to play heading into the weekend.
Peppers sat out Thursday's practice with a stiff neck but returned Friday on a limited basis. Ogunjobi has been playing with a torn biceps since Dec. 2 and Tretter with a high-ankle sprain since Oct. 14.
Linebacker Tanner Vallejo (hamstring) will be inactive against the Bengals after being added to the Browns' injury report Friday and listed as questionable. Vallejo started last week's 17-16 win over the Denver Broncos. The Browns are expected to start rookie linebacker Genard Avery in place of Vallejo.
Rookie guard/center Austin Corbett (foot) will be active after missing the past three games and being listed as questionable for Sunday.
In addition to Vallejo, cornerback Phillip Gaines (knee), quarterback Drew Stanton, offensive linemen Kyle Kalis and Desmond Harrison, defensive end Chad Thomas and defensive tackle Carl Davis will be inactive.
The following Bengals players will be inactive: cornerbacks KeiVarae Russell and Tony McRae (hamstring), linebacker Jordan Evans (ankle), offensive tackle Cedric Ogbuehi, wide receiver Tyler Boyd (knee), tight end Jordan Franks and defensive end Kasim Edebali.
Starting linebacker Vontaze Burfict (concussion) will be active despite being listed as questionable.
Cody Core will start at receiver for Boyd.