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Harris is active

We were just handed the official list of today's inactives and LB David Harris, as we expected, will play.

And just to tweak the Bengals and Cedric Benson a bit, Rex Ryan dubbed him one of the game captains along with LB Bart Scott, WR Brad Smith, RB Thomas Jones and G Alan Faneca.

As for the rest of the Jets inactives, there aren't many surprises, even though CB Donald Strickland is inactive. But Rex sounded the alarm on him on Thursday and didn't sound very confident that Strickland's quad injury had sufficiently healed.

QB Kevin O'Connell, RB Chauncey Washington, LB Ryan Fowler, G Matt Slauson, DE Ropati Pitoitua and LB Marques Murrell round out the inactives. Eric Ainge is the third QB.

For the Bengals, RB Larry Johnson is inactive because of a knee injury. FB Fui Vakapuna, S Tom Nelson, TE Darius Hill, C Jonathan Luigs, WR Jerome Simpson and DT Orien Harris are all sitting this one out, too. Jordan Palmer is the third QB.

There will be a moment of silence for Casey Johnson, the daughter of owner Woody Johnson who passed away Monday morning, before the game as well.  

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