The Bengals need help at cornerback with Leon Hall sidelined by another Achilles tendon injury. They're counting on Kirkpatrick,Manchester City FC Kit 2018/19
, who has missed much of his first two seasons with injuries. Now, it's his chance.
"I feel like I have been ready," Kirkpatrick said. "I am not going to broadcast it or get pouty about it. I am just going to continue to work, continue to practice and just go every day like it's my last day out there."