Linebackers coach Keith Butler is cautiously optimistic. "I hope he can [return], but we'll see," Butler told ESPN. "A linebacker's got to be able to use his hands. If he can't use his hands, he can't play. He's defenseless, and we're going to to put him on the field if he's defenseless."
Jones has been working out and attending practices and team meetings. He has 21 days to play after the Steelers activate him.
Jones cannot return to game action until Nov. 17 against Tennessee. He played in the first three games of the season and registered two sacks.
The biggest play came early in the fourth quarter when the Panthers' Philly Brown fumbled on a punt return and safety
The Steelers DST has a chance to dominate again Week 4 against the lowly Buccaneers.
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