On Now
Coming Up
  • Mon., Oct. 20, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Tue., Oct. 21, 2014 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT Mike Tomlin Press Conference

    Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin summarizes the previous game and looks ahead to the upcoming opponent in his weekly press conference.

    WATCH LIVE

  • Tue., Oct. 21, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Wed., Oct. 22, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Fri., Oct. 24, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Mon., Oct. 27, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EDT Mike Tomlin Press Conference

    Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin summarizes the previous game and looks ahead to the upcoming opponent in his weekly press conference.

    WATCH LIVE

  • Tue., Oct. 28, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Wed., Oct. 29, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Thu., Oct. 30, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Fri., Oct. 31, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST Steelers Nation Radio Steelers Nation Radio brings you the latest Steelers news, analysis, and gameday radio.
  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EST Mike Tomlin Press Conference

    Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin summarizes the previous game and looks ahead to the upcoming opponent in his weekly press conference.

    WATCH LIVE

Print

Steelers healthy as Browns game nears

Posted Nov 19, 2013

Only linebacker Steveson Sylvester and cornerback Shamarko Thomas are in doubt for Sunday's game.

Linebacker Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) and safety Shamarko Thomas (high ankle) are considered doubtful for Sunday’s game, but beyond those two the Steelers should have a full complement of players when they take on the Browns in Cleveland. That is good news after three starters, linebacker LaMarr Woodley, guard Ramon Foster and defensive end Brett Keisel missed last week's game against the Lions.

“We anticipate all other ones to have a legitimate opportunity to participate in the game,” said Coach Mike Tomlin. “The preparation may be limited in some way in the early portions of the week.”

Keisel (foot), Foster (ankle), Woodley (calf), Fernando Velasco (knee), and Kelvin Beachum (hip) are all expected to play this week and will be needed in a key AFC North game.

“We will monitor those guys, do what is appropriate in terms of preparation and their participation in the early portions of the week, but we anticipate those guys being able to show up and play for us this weekend,” said Tomlin.

In addition receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who left Sunday’s game against the Lions with a foot injury, will be limited in practice during the week, but Tomlin said they are “encouraged by the state of his health.”

Tomlin added that tight end Matt Spaeth, who is on the reserve/injured designated for return list, is being evaluated for the Lisfranc injury he suffered that has forced him to miss the first 10 games of the season.

“We’ll take a look at where he is and let that be our guide in terms of his participation and coming back to practice this week,” said Tomlin. “We are at that point where it is a legitimate discussion, but we’ll see what he looks like from a rehabilitation standpoint before we make that decision.”

The team has 21 days to decide to activate him once he returns to practice.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos