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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Starts in preseason finale

    Dotson (ankle) started Sunday's preseason finale against the Lions. Dotson sustained an ankle injury in early August but was on the field for 52 percent of the Steelers' offensive snaps Sunday. He should be good to go for Pittsburgh's season opener against the Bengals on Sept. 11, and he should serve as the Steelers' starting left guard this year.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Suffers injury

    Dotson suffered an ankle injury during practice Monday, Missi Matthews of the Steelers' official site reports. Dotson finished last season on IR due to an ankle injury, but it's not yet known whether this injury is related. Dotson is projected to be the Steelers' starting left guard, so any missed time would be a detriment to their offensive line.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Back for 2022

    Dotson (ankle) has recovered from the injury that ended his 2021 season early, Chris Adamski of Triblive.com reports. Dotson suffered a high-ankle sprain in November and soon after was placed on IR. His return is expected to knock John Leglue back into a reserve role, as Dotson should reclaim his starting left guard spot.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Practice window expired

    Dotson (ankle) saw his 21-day practice window expire Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports. Dotson will not come off IR this season, an indication that he wasn't able to overcome his lingering ankle injury. Prior to suffering the injury, Dotson started nine games at left guard for Pittsburgh.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Ruled out for Sunday

    Dotson (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers, according to Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site. Dotson suffered what appeared to be a high-ankle sprain last Sunday against the Lions, and the fact that he's already been ruled out for the Chargers matchup suggests the issue could be serious. With Dotson out, look for B.J. Finney to replace him at left guard.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Considered week-to-week

    Dotson is believed to have suffered a high-ankle sprain in Sunday's game against the Lions, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Dotson sustained his injury in the first half Sunday and is considered week-to-week. If he's forced to miss time, B.J. Finney could serve as a starting guard for Pittsburgh.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Practices at full speed

    Dotson (shoulder) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Dale Lolley of DKPittsburghSports.com reports. Dotson missed the last two weeks, but he's on track to return to the lineup for Sunday's game against the Colts. Dotson should slot in as the backup right guard behind David DeCastro.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Ruled out with shoulder injury

    Dotson (shoulder) has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against Buffalo. Dotson was filling in at left guard for injured starter Matt Feiler (shoulder), who got hurt early in this game. Backup center J.C. Hassenauer will slide over to guard to fill the gap left by the pair of injuries.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Back from COVID-19 list

    Dotson was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday. Dotson will return to team activities and back up David DeCastro moving forward.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Placed on COVID-19 list

    The Steelers placed Dotson (illness) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Dotson missed practice Friday with an illness, and he may have tested positive for COVID-19, but he could just be a close contact to an infected person. Either way, Dotson will miss his first game of the season, depleting the Steelers' depth on the offensive line.
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  • Steelers' Kevin Dotson: Avoids serious injury

    The injury suffered by Dotson (knee) on Tuesday is not as serious as it first appeared, according to Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writer Chris Adamski. When the rookie offensive lineman had to be helped off the practice field, many speculated he may have sustained a long-term injury. That no longer appears to be the case and Dotson should resume his pursuit of a backup spot behind David DeCastro and Stefen Wisniewski.
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