The Pittsburgh Steelers launched their Thursday damage report, days forward of Sunday’s Week 11 sport towards the Cleveland Browns. Key gamers in at present’s report embrace three defensemen not training: S Keanu Neal (rib), S Minkah Fitzpatrick (hamstring) and NT Montravius Adams (ankle).
Restricted at present was DL Cam Heyward (groin). Absolutely training have been WR Diontae Johnson (thumb) and TE Pat Freiermuth (hamstring).
Steelers Thursday damage report
S Keanu Neal (rib)
S Minkah Fitzpatrick (Hamstring)
NT Montravius Adams (Ankle)
DL Cam Heyward (groin)
WR Diontae Johnson (thumb)
TE Pat Freiermuth (Hamstring)
Fitzpatrick has been out since week eight and injured his hamstring within the first quarter towards the Jacksonville Jaguars. Neal suffered a rib damage on his interception return within the fourth quarter of final Sunday’s win over the Inexperienced Bay Packers. The wholesome safeties on the 53-man roster embrace Damontae Kazee, Elijah Riley and particular teamer Miles Killebrew. Security Trenton Thompson expects to be faraway from the apply squad once more and begin reverse Kazee.
Adams has been out for the reason that first quarter of the week 9 win over the Tennessee Titans, injuring his ankle on the primary play of the sport. He has been changed by rookie NT Keeanu Benton, who has shined the previous two weeks.
Freiermuth being a full apply participant is an efficient signal for his probabilities of enjoying this weekend. Restricted yesterday, Mike Tomlin sounded optimistic about Freiermuth’s probabilities of returning towards the Browns throughout his Tuesday press convention. The group continues to be on IR and doesn’t want to provide him official enjoying standing, though he have to be activated on IR on Saturday at 4:00 PM/EST as a way to play this weekend.
Johnson suffered a thumb damage on a operating play within the second half of the Packers sport. He hasn’t missed a lot time and is predicted to play this weekend. Though Heyward was restricted at present, the Steelers look like cautious together with his reps. He’ll in all probability play on Sunday.
Pittsburgh will launch its closing damage report tomorrow. The Steelers and Browns kick off Sunday at 1 p.m.