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 Post subject: No Landry tonight
PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:33 pm 
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https://www.behindthesteelcurtain.com/2018/8/15/17689204/steelers-injury-report-multiple-players-to-miss-week-2-preseason-game-vs-packers-ben-roethlisberger

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Steelers Injury Report: Multiple players set to miss Week 2 Preseason game vs. Packers

Injury concerns will keep a number of names on the sidelines in Green Bay on Thursday, and the absences of these veterans will create opportunities for many of the younger players.
By Simon Chester@SimonAChester Aug 15, 2018, 7:48am EDT


The Pittsburgh Steelers have seen several players sustain nagging injuries during the past few weeks, and it would appear that only a handful of them have been cleared to suit up against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night. With a number of other veterans set to have the night off as well, there will be plenty of opportunities for the younger players on the roster to see some snaps during the Steelers’ second preseason game.

Speaking to the media earlier in the day on Tuesday, Mike Tomlin confirmed he would be resting Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown, Cameron Heyward and Landry Jones, and he highlighted the injured players who had already been ruled out in Ramon Foster (knee) and Vance McDonald (foot).

For a whole host of other players who spent time on the sidelines recently, Tomlin suggested the door remained open for their possible involvement. This group would include players like T.J. Watt (hamstring), Sean Davis (groin), Xavier Grimble (thumb), Marcus Allen, James Conner (groin), Stevan Ridley and B.J. Finney (quad). While he was short on information about the health of most of those injured, he did at least have some good news to share about Bud Dupree, as reported by Bob Labriola of Steelers.com.

“We’ve had a number of guys dealing with injury. The number of guys who can be characterized as week-to-week won’t play. Vance McDonald, Ramon Foster, guys like them. The guys who are dealing more with day-to-day injuries, the guys who have missed partial work, or maybe a day or two here and there, we’ll leave the light on for those guys with the hope they’re participants. Bud Dupree is out of the protocol. He’s playing.”

Fans on hand for the Steelers’ last day of practice open to the public this year would have noticed a number of players back at work on Tuesday who missed time recently.

However, there were still some notable names unable to take part in training.

The most significant injury concern of the day centered around Ben Roethlisberger after he went down with an apparent head injury towards the end of practice, one that would ultimately require him to be evaluated for a concussion.

Given that the plan already was to give Roethlisberger the night off at Lambeau Field, his injury will have no impact on the distribution of snaps at quarterback against the Packers. But it’s likely his participation in Week-3 preseason activities will be limited, assuming he’s been cleared by the medical staff by then.


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 Post subject: Re: No Landry tonight
PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:12 pm 
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Does anyone know what is wrong with Vance Senquez Ladarious McDonald's foot?


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 Post subject: Re: No Landry tonight
PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:25 pm 
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W&M_Steeler wrote:
Does anyone know what is wrong with Vance Senquez Ladarious McDonald's foot?

It’s on its period...

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