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Pittsburgh Steelers

Stadium: Heinz Field | Coach: Mike Tomlin
Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense11th102.2 (18th)264.6 (7th)
Defense14th92.0 (6th)256.3 (20th)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
26Bell, Le'Veon RB6-12252/18/19924Michigan State
4Berry, Jordan P6-51953/18/19912Eastern Kentucky
9Boswell, Chris K6-21853/16/19912Rice
84Brown, Antonio WR5-101817/10/19887Central Michigan
2Bullock, Randy K5-920612/16/19895Texas A&M
25Burns, Artie CB6-01975/1/1995RMiami (Fla.)
56Chickillo, Anthony OLB6-325512/10/19922Miami (Fla.)
14Coates, Sammie WR6-12123/31/19932Auburn
31Cockrell, Ross CB6-01918/6/19913Duke
37Dangerfield, Jordan SS5-1019912/25/19901Towson
28Davis, Sean SS6-120210/23/1993RMaryland
66DeCastro, David G6-53161/11/19905Stanford
48Dupree, Bud OLB6-42692/12/19932Kentucky
67Finney, B.J. G6-431810/26/19911Kansas State
54Fort, L.J. LB6-02321/3/19902Northern Iowa
73Foster, Ramon G6-53281/7/19868Tennessee
22Gay, William CB5-101871/1/198510Louisville
77Gilbert, Marcus T6-63302/15/19886Florida
24Gilbert, Justin DB6-020211/7/19913Oklahoma State
21Golden, Robert SS5-112029/13/19905Arizona
89Green, Ladarius TE6-62405/29/19905Louisiana-Lafayette
85Grimble, Xavier TE6-42619/22/19921USC
83Hamilton, Cobi WR6-219711/13/19901Arkansas
79Hargrave, Javon NT6-13052/7/1993RSouth Carolina State
92Harrison, James OLB6-02425/4/197814Kent State
88Heyward-Bey, Darrius WR6-22102/26/19878Maryland
74Hubbard, Chris T6-42954/23/19913Alabama-Birmingham
81James, Jesse TE6-72616/4/19942Penn State
82Johnson, David TE6-22608/26/19878Arkansas State
95Jones, Jarvis OLB6-324810/13/19894Georgia
3Jones, Landry QB6-42254/4/19894Oklahoma
44Matakevich, Tyler OLB6-123512/22/1992RTemple
90Mathews, Ricardo DE6-33007/30/19877Cincinnati
93McCullers-Sanders, Dan NT6-73528/11/19923Tennessee
18Mettenberger, Zach QB6-52247/16/19913Louisiana State
69Mihalik, Brian T6-93028/21/19921Boston College
23Mitchell, Mike FS6-12216/10/19878Ohio U.
55Moats, Arthur OLB6-02463/14/19887James Madison
45Nix-Jones, Roosevelt FB5-112483/30/19922Kent State
53Pouncey, Maurkice C6-43047/24/19897Florida
38Richardson, Daryl RB5-111964/12/19903Abilene Christian
7Roethlisberger, Ben QB6-52403/2/198213Miami (Ohio)
17Rogers, Eli WR5-1018712/23/19922Louisville
50Shazier, Ryan ILB6-12309/6/19923Ohio State
29Thomas, Shamarko SS5-92052/23/19914Syracuse
94Timmons, Lawrence ILB6-12345/14/198610Florida State
33Toussaint, Fitzgerald RB5-92045/4/19903Michigan
91Tuitt, Stephon DE6-63035/23/19933Notre Dame
78Villanueva, Alejandro T6-93209/22/19882Army
96Walton, L.T. DT6-53053/31/19922Central Michigan
60Warren, Greg LS6-325210/18/198112North Carolina
34Williams, DeAngelo RB5-92074/25/198311Memphis
98Williams, Vince ILB6-123312/27/19894Florida State
Injured Players
28Allen, Cortez (IR) DB6-119710/29/19885The Citadel
 Anderson, Kevin (IR) LB6-42444/5/1993RStanford
 Blanchflower, Rob (IR) TE6-42566/8/19901Massachusetts
27Golson, Senquez (IR) CB5-91767/7/19932Mississippi
68Harris, Ryan (IR) T6-53023/11/19859Notre Dame
65Hawkins, Jerald (IR) T6-630510/16/1993RLouisiana State
97Heyward, Cameron (IR) DE6-52955/6/19896Ohio State
39Johnson, Brandon (IR) RB6-22284/2/1993RPenn State
51Johnson, Steven (IR) LB6-12373/28/19885Kansas
64Manhart, Cole (IR) G6-42989/25/19921Nebraska-Kearney
 McCord, Tyriq (IR) LB6-323611/6/1993RMiami (Fla.)
15Nelson, David (IR) WR6-521511/7/19866Florida
 Rome, Jay (IR) TE6-625412/12/1992RGeorgia
83Severin, Canaan (IR) WR6-22053/16/1993RVirginia
61Ume-Ezeoke, Valerian (IR) C6-32952/14/19931New Mexico State
72Wallace, Cody (IR) C6-429611/26/19847Texas A&M
11Wheaton, Markus (IR) WR5-111892/7/19914Oregon State
Practice Squad
 Ayers, DeMarcus WR5-111907/7/1994RHouston
 Dixon, Brandon DB5-112034/26/19902Northwest Missouri State
41Feeney, Travis OLB6-422611/18/1992RWashington
71Feiler, Matt T6-63307/7/19921Bloomsburg
 Hagen, Jacob DB6-22053/16/19921Liberty
99Lyons, Caushaud DT6-52841/3/19931Tusculum
 Maxey, Johnny DT6-528310/19/1993RMars Hill
 Milton, Keavon T6-43206/23/19902Louisiana-Monroe
 Smith, Dreamius RB5-112259/8/19921West Virginia
 Tucker, Marcus WR5-101906/24/1992RNorthern Michigan
Suspended Players
10Bryant, Martavis WR6-421112/20/19913Clemson
Roster Analysis
TeamOLine Avg. HtOLine Avg. WtDLine Avg. HtDLine Avg. WtAvg. AgeYoungestOldest
Pittsburgh6-5311.46-4310.026.12138
 
 
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Position Listing
Ryan Harris
News
The Broncos have agreed to terms on a contract with offensive tackle Ryan Harris, according to a report from ESPN. 

This move is a necessity now that left tackle Ryan Clady is likely lost for the season due to a torn ACL that he sustained in practice on Wednesday.

This move brings Harris back to the organization he started his NFL career with as he played with the Broncos, which drafted him in the third round, from 2007-2010. 

Harris was with the Chiefs a year ago and started 15 of the 16 games he appeared in. 

Injury
Shin - Injured Reserve
Ryan Shazier
News
Shazier totaled seven tackles (six solo), including a sack against the Browns on Sunday.

Nothing helps a struggling defense like a winless Cleveland team, which allowed eight Pittsburgh sacks. Shazier was the last to join the party, sacking backup quarterback Josh McCown, and forcing a fumble that Javon Hargrave recovered in the end zone for a touchdown.

Antonio Brown
News
Brown had six receptions on seven targets for 54 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 24-14 win against the Giants.

Brown's 22-yard touchdown was a thing of beauty, as Ben Roethlisberger extended the play outside the pocket before throwing a mini jump ball to Brown in the back of the end zone. Roethlisberger threw for just 85 yards in the second half, with Le'Veon Bell taking over, so Brown was not needed much after halftime. With four touchdowns in the last two weeks and 11 scores overall, Brown will look to stay hot next week at Buffalo.

Jarvis Jones
News
Jones (ankle) will play on Sunday against the Jets.

Jones went down last week with an ankle issue and was unable to return to the game. However, he managed to escalate his participation in practice throughout the week and is good to go for Week 5.

Anthony Chickillo
News
Chickillo totaled four tackles (two solo), including a sack in the Steelers' 35-30 loss to the Cowboys on Sunday.

Chickillo strip-sacked Dak Prescott on the third play from scrimmage, with Ryan Shazier making the recovery. He now has 2.5 sacks in his last five games, which is quite the accomplishment for a Pittsburgh defense that entered Week 10 tied for last in the league in sacks.

Marcus Gilbert
News
The Steelers created $6.2 million in cap space by restructuring two contracts, according to a report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Tackle Marcus Gilbert and safety Mike Mitchell had tweaks made to their contracts that won't affect their income for the 2015 season. However, the money they were slated to make from their salaries and roster bonuses are being applied as signing bonuses to free up cap space for the upcoming league year. 

The restructured signing bonuses will be prorated and affect their cap number for future seasons. 

The restructured deals were likely done to help free up money to re-sign linebacker Jason Worilds, linebacker Arthur Moats and cornerback Brice McCain. 

Ross Cockrell
News
Cockrell had one tackle (solo) against Denver on Sunday.

Cockrell totaled 44 tackles (34 solo) in 2015. He also had two interceptions, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. Used sparingly, and mostly on special teams for Buffalo last season, Cockrell seems to have found his place in the Pittsburgh defensive backfield, playing nearly 62 percent of the snaps this season. Cockrell will likely return next season as he is an exclusive restricted free agent, meaning he cannot negotiate with other teams and must accept an offer from the Steelers at the three-year veteran minimum salary or leave the NFL. With seven other free agent defensive backs on the team, Cockrell's role could continue to increase, along with his value in IDP leagues.

Ricardo Mathews
News
Mathews played 16 snaps during Monday's season opener at Washington.

Mathews' neck injury appears to be a thing of the past. While the 29-year-old is unlikely to generate high-volume stats, his presence as a run-stopper will allow him to stay on the field during non-passing downs.

Dreamius Smith
News
Smith (undisclosed) was released from the Chargers' injured reserve list after reaching an injury settlement with the team Thursday.

The specifics of his injury remain unclear. When healthy, Smith is now able to sign elsewhere.

Injury
Undisclosed - Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
L.J. Fort
News
Fort re-signed with the Steelers Tuesday.

After being released four days ago, the linebacker will rejoin the team after Steven Johnson (ankle) was placed on injured reserve. Fort should add some much needed linebacker depth to the Steelers, but figures to play primarily on special teams as he has done all season.

Brandon Johnson
Injury
Markus Wheaton
News
Wheaton (shoulder) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, NFL.com reports.

Wheaton appeared in three games this season, starting two of them and gaining 51 yards on four catches with one touchdown before succumbing to a shoulder injury. His extended absence will continue to gift Sammie Coates and Eli Rogers with extensive playing time for the remainder of the campaign. It's quite possible Wheaton has played his last game in Pittsburgh, as the Oregon State product is on the last year of his rookie contract.

Injury
Shoulder - Injured Reserve
Bud Dupree
News
Dupree (abdomen) was activated from injured reserve Saturday.

Dupree, the Steelers' 2015 first-round selection, landed on IR in Week 1 with an abdominal injury, but returned to practice last week. He should represent an upgrade for the Pittsburgh pass rush and will look to build upon a rookie campaign in which he notched four sacks and 25 tackles.

James Harrison
News
Harrison collected three tackles (all solo), including a sack against the Giants on Sunday.

Perhaps Harrison's biggest contribution came when he drew a holding call in the Giants' end zone, resulting in a safety for the first points of the game. With three straight games recording a sack, and five in as many games, Harrison should be excited heading in to Week 14 against Buffalo, who have allowed 35 sacks, and two or more in all but one game this season.

David Johnson
News
Johnson caught his only target for five yards in the Steelers' 24-16 win over the Bengals Sunday.

The one reception matches Johnson's total from 2015, and the five yards are the most he's put up in a season since 2013. In other words, unless your fantasy league rewards players for blocking, look elsewhere to fill your tight end needs.

Jordan Berry
No Updates
Valerian Ume-Ezeoke
Injury
Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
Cortez Allen
News
Allen has been released by the Steelers.

Allen missed all of last season after suffering a knee injury in Week 1, but his release also comes after he signed a lucrative four-year extension with Pittsburgh in 2014. Now a free agent, Allen's absence further ensures the Steelers will address the cornerback position through the draft.

Injury
Justin Gilbert
News
Gilbert (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

Gilbert suffered an injury in practice last week and was unable to play against the Jets. However, his full participation on Wednesday puts him on a good track to suit up for this weekend's bout with the Dolphins.

Stephon Tuitt
News
Tuitt recorded six tackles (four solo), including two and a half sacks against the Browns on Sunday.

Tuitt now has 3.5 sacks this season, all in the past two games. The Steelers finished the day with eight sacks, the most since they had eight on Dec. 24, 2005, also at Cleveland. They'll look to keep the party going in Week 11 against the Colts, who have yielded more sacks this season than any team except the Browns.

David DeCastro
News
The Steelers have decided to pick up the fifth-year option on offensive lineman David DeCastro's contract, reports 98.5 The Sports Hub.

DeCastro has started 31 games at guard for the Steelers over the last two seasons.

Zach Mettenberger
News
Mettenberger was claimed off waivers by the Steelers on Wednesday, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports.

Mettenberger was released by the Chargers on Tuesday, but it took all of just one day for him to find a new home in Pittsburgh. The 25-year-old will likely have most of the team's final preseason game Thursday to make a case for the backup quarterback gig. Mettenberger will only have a few days to prove his worth over the likes of Bruce Gradkowski and Landry Jones as Saturday's 53-man roster deadline looms large.

Injury
Illness - Did Not Practice on Thursday. Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
Mike Mitchell
News
Mitchell totaled seven tackles (six solo) and an interception during Thursday's 28-7 win at Indianapolis.

Mitchell put himself in the right place at the right time all game, making several touchdown-saving hits and grabbing his first interception of the season. He and the rest of the Pittsburgh defense will look to keep their playoff run going in Week 13 against the Giants.

Cole Manhart
News
As expected, the Eagles signed center John Moffitt to a one-year contract on Monday, per Philly.com.

Moffitt was a third-round draft pick in 2011 and played two years for Seattle. He was traded to Denver and retired early in the 2013 season. 

He was arrested in 2014 on assault and drug charges, which were later dropped. 

To make room, the Eagles released undrafted rookie free agent Cole Manhart

Injury
Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
Arthur Moats
News
Moats totaled three tackles (one solo), including a sack in Pittsburgh's 24-16 win over Cincinnati Sunday.

The Steelers' defense has held its first two opponents this season to 16 points each, despite recording just one sack and only a plus one turnover differential.

Ramon Foster
News
As expected, the Steelers have ruled out cornerback Ike Taylor (forearm) and linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee) for their Sunday game in Jacksonville.

The other players on their injury report submitted Friday are probable. They are wide receivers Martavis Bryant (illness) and Markus Wheaton (groin), linebacker James Harrison (illness), guard Ramon Foster (ankle) and tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle).

Injury
Chest - Did Not Practice on Thursday. Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
David Nelson
News
Nelson was released by the Steelers on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle reports.

The veteran wideout finished the season on IR and did not play a single snap for the Steelers prior to his release. It's unclear at this point if a team will take a flier on the oft-injured Nelson given that he's played in all of 18 games over the past three seasons, but his 6-foot-5 frame could be intriguing enough for a team to give him a shot in training camp.

Injury
Tyler Matakevich
News
Matakevich had a team-high nine tackles (seven solo) in the Steelers' 30-15 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday.

The rookie linebacker gave a solid effort in what was otherwise a lackluster performance by Pittsburgh's defense. They failed to record a sack, and have just seven in six games this season, and also went without a turnover for the second time in four games.

Roosevelt Nix-Jones
News
Nix (back) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

Nix hasn't played a single snap this season while nursing a back injury. His full participation in practice certainly bodes well for his chances of suiting up this week, but that was also the case last week and Nix was ultimately held out of Sunday's game.

DeAngelo Williams
News
Williams (knee) did not practice Thursday.

After turning in a limited session Wednesday, Williams logged an absence Thursday, thus suggesting that the veteran back is not a lock to return to action Sunday against the Bills. More on Williams' status no later than Friday, after the Steelers release their final Week 14 injury report.

Injury
Knee - Did Not Practice on Thursday. Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
Jay Rome
Injury
Keavon Milton
News
The Seahawks have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Super Bowl: B.J. Daniels, Marcus Burley, Patrick Lewis, Keavon Milton, David King, Garry Gilliam and Kevin Norwood, the team announced.

Gilliam caught a fake field goal touchdown during the NFC Championship Game for Seattle.

The game is currently pick'em between Seattle and New England.

Canaan Severin
Injury
Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
Lawrence Timmons
News
Timmons totaled seven tackles (three solo) and an interception during Sunday's 24-14 win against the Giants.

The timing of Timmons first interception of the season couldn't have been any better, coming inside the five-yard line to preserve an early 5-0 lead. Timmons now has 11 career interceptions.

Cody Wallace
News
Wallace (knee) has been placed on the injured reserve, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Wallace's designation will almost certainly end his season, during which he did not step on the field.

Injury
Knee - Injured Reserve
Le'Veon Bell
News
Bell had 29 carries for 118 yards and added six receptions on seven targets for 64 yards in Sunday's 24-14 win over the Giants. He also lost a fumble at one point.

Bell was held in check as a rusher in the first half, but helped the Steelers control the clock in the second half. Surprisingly, he's now posted three straight 100-yard rushing games for the first time in his career. He continues to shine as a receiver, grabbing at least four passes in all nine of his games this season. He'll have a tougher matchup next week at Buffalo, although his workload and role still make him an elite option.

Fitzgerald Toussaint
News
Toussaint totaled 28 yards on six carries against the Colts on Thursday.

These were Toussaint's first carries since Week 2, with most coming on the final drive of the game, in route to a career-high 28 rushing yards for the third-year running back. With DeAngelo Williams on the mend, Toussaint should soon drop to third on the Steelers' depth chart.

Darrius Heyward-Bey
News
Heyward-Bey (foot) did not practice Wednesday.

Heyward-Bey remains iffy for Sunday's game against the Bills and if he remains sidelined this weekend, the Steelers' Week 14 wideout corps would be in line to be led by Antonio Brown, with Eli Rogers and Cobi Hamilton also in the mix.

Injury
Foot - Did Not Practice on Thursday. Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
Xavier Grimble
News
Grimble (quad) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice.

Even if Grimble returns to action this week, he won't be of much importance in terms of fantasy value, as Jesse James and Ladarius Green, the Steelers' best pass-catching tight ends, are both back at full health.

Sean Davis
News
Davis recorded seven tackles (four solo) and an interception in the Steelers' 24-14 win over the Giants on Sunday.

The interception was the first for the rookie safety, as the Pittsburgh defense dominated for a third straight game to keep their playoff hopes alive. Interceptions may be difficult to come by in Week 14, as Buffalo quarterback Tyrod Taylor has just five on the season, although he has thrown three in his last four games.

Jesse James
News
James totaled 32 yards on three catches in the Steelers' 24-14 win over the Giants on Sunday.

James was targeted four times by Ben Roethlisberger, compared to a team-high 11 targets for fellow tight end Ladarius Green. In addition to losing targets to Green, James may have a difficult time of it in Week 14 against Buffalo, who have allowed opposing tight ends to score just three touchdowns all season.

Javon Hargrave
News
Hargrave (head) did not practice Wednesday.

Hargrave left Sunday's game against the Giants with a head injury and remains under concussion protocol.

Injury
Head - Did Not Practice on Thursday. Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
Rob Blanchflower
News
The Steelers signed receivers C.J. Goodwin and Derek Moye, offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva, defensive backs Shaquille Richardson and Ross Ventrone, defensive linemen Josh Mauro and Nick Williams, running back Josh Harris, tight end Rob Blanchflower and linebacker Howard Jones to their practice squad.
Injury
Daryl Richardson
News
Richardson was signed to the Steelers' active roster Saturday, NFL.com reports.

Richardson has resided on the Steelers' practice squad since being released from the team prior to Week 4. With DeAngelo Williams (knee) set to miss time, he slots in as the No. 3 running back behind Le'Veon Bell and Fitzgerald Toussaint.

Cameron Heyward
News
Heyward (pectoral) is facing a six-month recovery for his injury, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Heyward, arguably the Steelers' best defensive player up front, was placed on injured reserve Saturday. His six-month recovery time places his expected return near the beginning of 2017's training camp. In the meantime, look for Ricardo Mathews to take over for Heyward at defensive end in Pittsburgh 3-4 scheme.

Injury
Pectoral - Injured Reserve
Robert Golden
News
Golden (hamstring) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

Golden went down in Week 3 and hasn't played since. However, his restraint-free practice session on Wednesday suggests he'll likely be able to return in the near future.

Cobi Hamilton
News
Hamilton recorded two receptions on three targets totaling 11 yards in Sunday's victory over the Giants.

It was his second two catch, 11 yard performance in the last three games. Hamilton now has recorded a catch in four consecutive games. However, unless he is able to pop one open, the 26-year-old does not offer much upside in fantasy circuits.

Vince Williams
News
Williams is experiencing heat-related cramps and considered questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

With Ryan Shazier (knee) inactive, seventh-round rookie Tyler Matakevich stands to see a significant uptick in playing time should Williams not return.

Marcus Tucker
No Updates
Randy Bullock
News
Bullock converted all three field-goal tries (34, 38, 44) and his only extra point attempt during Sunday's 24-14 win against the Giants.

Signed Saturday to replace Chris Boswell (abdomen), Bullock put up decent fantasy numbers, despite the Steelers going for their eighth two-point conversion of the season. It remains to be seen who will do the kicking for Pittsburgh in Week 14 against the Bills, who allow opposing kickers an average of 7.3 points per game.

Ladarius Green
News
Green had a season-high six receptions on 11 targets for 110 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 24-14 win over the Giants.

Head coach Mike Tomlin recently talked about Green having an increased role and that came to fruition Sunday, as the speedy TE easily had his best game as a Steeler. He'll look to keep it going next week at Buffalo.

Greg Warren
News
The Steelers announced that they resigned long-snapper Greg Warren to a one-year contract. 

Warren joined the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2005 and has snapped in 149 regular-season games and 10 postseason games for the team. He appeared in every game for the Steelers in 2014.  

Financial terms were not disclosed. 

B.J. Finney
No Updates
Caushaud Lyons
News
The lone injured player on the inactive list posted by the Steelers for their season opener Thursday night against New England is quarterback Landry Jones, who is dealing with a concussion.

Also inactive are tight end Jesse James, wideout Sammie Coates, cornerback Ross Cockrell, defensive ends Letterius Walton and Caushaud Lyons and offensive lineman Chris Hubbard.

William Gay
News
Gay had an interception and totaled three tackles (all solo), including a sack in the Steelers' 28-7 win over the Colts on Thursday.

Gay sacked Indianapolis quarterback Scott Tolzien on the very first play from scrimmage, and added a fourth quarter interception to help preserve the win.

Senquez Golson
News
Golson was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Saturday.

Golson's Lisfranc surgery has been very problematic for him. Originally, Golson was targeting a Week 6 return, but it appears that his uncooperative foot will keep him sidelined for much longer.

Injury
Foot - Injured Reserve
Tyriq McCord
Injury
Artie Burns
News
Burns totaled four tackles (three solo) and an interception in the Steelers' 21-14 loss to the Ravens on Sunday.

The interception was the first for the rookie cornerback, who added two passes defended. Burns is now second on the team in passes defended, despite playing just over half of all defensive snaps.

Ben Roethlisberger
News
Roethlisberger completed 24 of 36 passes for 289 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 24-14 win over the Giants.

Roethlisberger's first touchdown was vintage, as the veteran QB bought some time outside the pocket before tossing a mini jump ball to Antonio Brown in the back of the end zone. He only threw for 85 yards in the second half, as Pittsburgh controlled the game, although he was able to throw a touchdown pass to Ladarius Green in the third quarter. Green had his best game as a member of the Steelers, finishing with six receptions on 11 targets for 110 yards and the aforementioned touchdown. If Green can stay healthy and effective, Roethlisberger will have a plethora of weapons at his disposal. Next week, he'll face the Bills in Buffalo.

Chris Boswell
News
Boswell (abdomen) missed practice again Thursday.

We'll have to see if Boswell returns to practice Friday, but if he doesn't, it looks like we might see Randy Bullock handle the Steelers' kicking duties once again in Week 14.

Injury
Abdomen - Did Not Practice on Thursday. Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
Jordan Dangerfield
News
Dangerfield (groin) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice.

Dangerfield has not seen the field since sustaining a groin injury in Week 9, but it looks like he will be able to return to action Thursday against the Colts. He will be a reserve option in the Steelers defensive backfield.

Landry Jones
News
Jones completed 29 of 47 passes for 281 yards with one touchdown and an interception in Sunday's 27-16 loss to the Patriots.

Other than an early interception in the end zone, Jones looked competent Sunday. On one particular drive in the second quarter, he showed nice touch on a 51-yard pass to Antonio Brown and later to Darrius Heyward-Bey for a 14-yard touchdown. He also had a second touchdown to Heyward-Bey nullified due to penalty. On a negative note, he led Pittsburgh to just six points in the second half, and didn't challenge New England on downfield throws. The Steelers have a bye next week, so it remains to be seen if Jones will make another start while Roethlisberger recovers from his current knee injury.

Chris Hubbard
News
The lone injured player on the inactive list posted by the Steelers for their season opener Thursday night against New England is quarterback Landry Jones, who is dealing with a concussion.

Also inactive are tight end Jesse James, wideout Sammie Coates, cornerback Ross Cockrell, defensive ends Letterius Walton and Caushaud Lyons and offensive lineman Chris Hubbard.

Brian Mihalik
News
Mihalik was waived by the Lions on Saturday, ESPN's Adam Caplan reports.

Mihalik was signed by Detroit just two days ago. Mihalik has yet to make his NFL debut.

Maurkice Pouncey
News
Pouncey (thumb) will play Sunday against the Cowboys, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. "I'm playing. One-hundred percent," Pouncey affirmed.

Pouncey sustained a dislocated thumb in last week's loss to the Ravens that required surgery on Tuesday. However, he remarkably won't miss any time and will instantly slot back in as the Steelers' starting center.

Shamarko Thomas
News
Thomas (concussion) did not practice Wednesday.

Thomas was concussed during Sunday's meeting with the Giants and remains under the league's concussion protocol.

Injury
Concussion - Did Not Practice on Thursday. Questionable for Week 14 at Buffalo
Steven Johnson
News
Johnson (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.

The linebacker hurt his ankle in Sunday's loss to the Cowboys but the team has yet to comment on the specifics of the injury. Johnson has only logged snaps on special teams this season, so the injury should not effect the Steelers' defensive game plan.

Injury
Ankle - Injured Reserve
L.T. Walton
News
Walton was a healthy inactive in Week 1.

Walton played in just six games as a rookie despite being on the active roster. He's one of the team's last options at defensive line and isn't likely to see much of any time this season.

Sammie Coates
News
Coates, although active, failed to reach the field in Sunday's victory over the Giants.

His absence extended his streak of zero catches to five games now. Coates is simply not in the receiver rotation at the moment, thus eliminating any fantasy value. Barring an injury to another wide out, or if the offense is in need of a spark, the 23-year-old does not figure to see his role increased any time soon.

Jerald Hawkins
Injury
Shoulder - Injured Reserve
Travis Feeney
News
The Steelers selected Feeney in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 220th overall.

Feeney was very disruptive at Washington -- 17.5 of his 56 tackles in 2015 were for a loss -- and he showed elite athleticism at the Combine by running a 4.50-second 40-yard dash at 6-foot-4, 230 pounds. He might have fallen this far due to durability worries.

Alejandro Villanueva
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The Eagles trimmed their roster to 76 players Saturday, as they announced the waiving of 14 players.

Among those waived are: wide receivers Kadron Boone and B.J. Cunningham; tight ends Emil Igwenagu and Blake Annen; offensive lineman Michael Bamiro, Karim Barton and Donald Hawkins; linebacker Jake Knott; defensive backs Daytawion Lowe and Davon Morgan; defensive linemen Joe Kruger, Frances Mays and Alejandro Villanueva; and kicker Carey Spear.  

The team still has to make one more cut before Tuesday. 

Kevin Anderson
Injury
Undisclosed - Injured Reserve
Jacob Hagen
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Johnny Maxey
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Brandon Dixon
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Buccaneers running backs Doug Martin (ankle) and Charles Sims (ankle) headline the Week 9 inactives for Sunday in Cleveland. Also injured and out are linebacker Brandon Magee (knee) and tackle Anthony Collins (foot).

The healthy scratches are cornerback Brandon Dixon and guard Kadeem Edwards.

Matt Feiler
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Feiler was promoted to the active roster Saturday.

Feiler is expected to add depth along one of the best offensive lines in the league. Feiler has yet to make his NFL debut.

Dan McCullers-Sanders
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McCullers (knee) was a full participant at Saturday's practice.

After practicing without any limitations Saturday, McCullers appears to be ready to go for Monday's matchup with Washington. McCullers appeared in 12 games for the Steelers last season.

Eli Rogers
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Rogers hauled in one reception on three targets for 18 yards in Sunday's win over the Giants.

Rogers remains a hit or miss option for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers. He was able to combine for 10 receptions totaling 145 yards and a touchdown in Week 9 and 10, but in the three games since he has just recorded seven catches for 74 yards. His lack of looks hinder his fantasy potential.

Martavis Bryant
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Bryant was never under consideration of being cut by the Steelers despite his recently imposed year-long suspension, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Bryant's multiple violations of the league's substance abuse policy triggered a minimum one-year suspension from the league, but the Steelers never considered releasing him, according to general manager Kevin Colbert. Instead, Pittsburgh will hope Bryant makes the necessary changes to his life to get reinstated next year, when he would have two years remaining on his contract with the team. With Bryant suspended, Steelers receivers Markus Wheaton and, more specifically, Sammie Coates, will be looked upon to take advantage of their increased opportunities this season.

Injury
Suspension - Suspended for 2016 season
DeMarcus Ayers
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