CINCINNATI - Andy Dalton was sent home with the flu on Wednesday, one of four Cincinnati Bengals who missed a rain-soaked practice as they prepared to play the Pittsburgh Steelers for the AFC North title. Yeezy Boost 350 V2 Australia .The Bengals (10-4-1) expect Dalton to be fully recovered by the time they go to Pittsburgh (10-5) for a Sunday night game that will decide the championship and home-field advantage for the first round of the playoffs. The loser gets a wild card berth.Its always a big deal when you dont have your quarterback at practice, offensive co-ordinator Hue Jackson said. Again, its also not good if the guys sick and cant practice. So well see where hes at tomorrow and go from there.A flu outbreak has closed schools in the region this month. Several Bengals have missed practice during the last two weeks, including receiver A.J. Green. Cornerback Terence Newman got sick during a 37-28 win over Denver on Monday night and went to the sideline in the second half.Dalton, Newman, tight end Jermaine Gresham and safety Reggie Nelson were sick on Wednesday and missed a practice held in a driving rain at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals are the most northern NFL team without a covered practice field.Green was in sweats and a jacket as he sat out with a bruised right upper arm, injured during the Bengals second series on Monday night. Green was in and out of the game the rest of the way and didnt have a catch for only the second time in his career.Coach Marvin Lewis was optimistic on Wednesday that Green would be available to play. He had 11 catches for a season high 224 yards, including an 81-yard touchdown, during the Steelers 42-21 win at Paul Brown Stadium on Dec. 7.Green couldnt reach with the arm when he returned to the game on Monday night because of the pain.It feels better, he said on Wednesday. Its a real deep bruise.Green was voted to the Pro Bowl for the fourth time even though he has missed a significant part of the season. He was inactive for three games and missed most of another with an injured right toe.It was definitely the most challenging (season) because youve missed so many games and you have to work back into the groove, said Green, who ranks 24th in the NFL with 959 yards receiving and 44th with 61 catches. You dont have time to get all the timing you need. You get thrown back into the fire.The Bengals are morphing into a run-based offence as the season winds down. After getting pushed around by the Steelers, theyve rushed for more than 200 yards during wins over the Browns and the Broncos.Rookie Jeremy Hill ran for 147 yards, including an 85-yard touchdown, against Denver. He leads NFL rookies with 1,024 yards and nine touchdowns.Jeremys been a great lift in that way and provided some confidence to us running the football, left tackle Andrew Whitworth said. I think that throughout this year, thats something thats developed into our identity. Probably teams that played us early in the season havent seen that side of us. And I think thats a positive.The Bengals played a low-risk game on offence Monday night, running it 37 times and throwing it 26. Fourteen of Daltons 17 completions went to a running back or a tight end.I dont think we want to look like that, Hill said. Obviously, we want to get our vertical passing game going, especially since we have the receivers to do that stuff.Notes: Defensive end Wallace Gilberry, who suffered a hamstring injury on Monday, also sat out practice. Cornerback Darqueze Dennard (shin) and linebacker Emmanuel Lamur (hamstring) were limited. ... Cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick was named the AFCs Defensive Player of the Week for his two fourth-quarter interceptions of Peyton Manning. 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