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John Ross leaves MNF with a shoulder injury

Bengals wide receiver John Ross left Week 4 MNF with a shoulder injury. We break down early fantasy implications.

John Ross of the Cincinnati Bengals makes a catch as Steven Nelson of the Pittsburgh Steelers defends in the second quarter during the game at Heinz Field on September 30, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

The Cincinnati Bengals are losing an embarrassing Monday Night Football contest 24-3 to the Pittsburgh Steelers, and an injury is rubbing some salt in the wound. Wide receiver John Ross left the game in the fourth quarter with a right shoulder injury. The team announced he is questionable to return.

When Ross left the game, he was tied with Auden Tate for the team-lead with six targets. Ross had three receptions for 36 yards in a game that saw the Bengals passing game scuffle most of the evening.

Fantasy impact: Ross and Tyler Boyd have both excelled during A.J. Green’s absence, but Monday’s loss shows just bad things could get for this Bengals offense. Tate is offering his own modest emergence, but even still, Andy Dalton is holding this offense back.

Even if reports are positive Monday after the game, Ross will likely be evaluated Tuesday to determine if there is any damage to the shoulder. Head coach Zac Taylor will meet with the media sometime on Tuesday and likely have an update at that point.