Injury Report 10/16

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By: G.Stryker, Twitter @SNStryker and Instagram @SNStryker
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David DeCastro has not practiced this week and is listed as out for this week’s game.  Kevin Dotson will be starting his second game this season.

Diontae Johnson who was limited yesterday, did not practice today is will miss his first start of his career.  This will increase the snaps for  Chase Claypool who had a breakout game with 4 touchdowns last week.

Fullback Derek Watt (hamstring) and backup safety and linebacker Marcus Allen (foot), both practiced fully all week and will return to play Sunday.

No one els has been given an injury designation and will play.  The complete list of practice participation is in the table below.

PlayerInjuryGame StatusPrac 1Prac 2Prac 3FRIWeek) Notes
David DeCastroAbdomenTBDLPFPFPLooking likely to play on Sunday.
Mike HiltonShoulderTBDDNPDNPDNPMissed second straight practice this week.
Derek Watt Hamstring (Grade2)TBDDNPDNPDNP
Diontae JohnsonBack/ ToeTBDFPFPFPLooking likely to play on Sunday.
JuJu Smith-Schuster
KneePlayingDNPFPFP
Stephon TuittNot injury relatedPlayingDNPFPFP
Ben RoethlisbergerNot injury related/PersonalPlayingDNPLPFP
Maurkice PounceyFootPlayingDNPFPFP
Devin BushACLSurgery/ OUTDNPDNPDNPSteelers have until 11/4 to activate him or he reverts to season ending IR.

Key:
DNP = Did Not Practice
LP= Limited Practice
FP = Full Practice

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