Broncos get safeties Ward, Stewart back in lineup

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DENVER (AP) Safeties T.J. Ward and Darian Stewart will return to the Denver Broncos' lineup Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Ward has missed a month with a sprained ankle and Stewart sat out last week at Pittsburgh with a pulled hamstring.

The game features backup quarterbacks Brock Osweiler and AJ McCarron in place of the injured Peyton Manning (foot) and Andy Dalton (hand).

Also out for the Broncos (10-4) are: receiver Cody Latimer, safeties Shaun Prater and Omar Bolden, cornerback Lorenzo Doss, center Sam Brenner and nose tackle Darius Kilgo.

Sitting this one out for Cincinnati (11-3) are: tight end Tyler Eifert (concussion), strong safety George Iloka (groin), receiver Mario Alford, defensive tackle Marcus Hardison, defensive end Will Clarke and offensive lineman Eric Winston.

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