Steelers expect T.J. Watt, JuJu Smith-Schuster to practice this week

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Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt wasn’t able to go against the Bengals on Sunday because of a groin injury, but the team doesn’t think he’ll have to be out of practice this week.

Head coach Mike Tomlin said at his Tuesday press conference that Watt is scheduled to practice this week, but didn’t specify what level of participation is expected to be. He was limited in practice all of last week and downgraded to out after initially being listed as questionable on Friday.

Wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster hurt his ribs in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals. Tomlin said he anticipates Smith-Schuster practicing this week and that he may be limited in Wednesday’s session.

Linebacker Alex Highsmith (groin) and wide receiver Diontae Johnson (knee) are also expected to practice this week. Right tackle Chuks Okorafor is in the concussion protocol.

2 responses to “Steelers expect T.J. Watt, JuJu Smith-Schuster to practice this week

  1. The Steelers are more healthy than the Packers.

    For some reason other teams complain about injuries like they are the only team in the NFL that has injuries.

    I have already seen Steelers fans laying the groundwork for excuses for a loss to the
    Packers. Some of these fan bases are quite amusing.

    The Packers are favored by 7, but not because of lack of injuries. The Packers have the best roster in the NFL. With a incredible roster comes great depth. We saw the Packers depth on display Sunday night.

    It is very upsetting to the all the other fan bases in the NFC North, that the Packers will ALWAYS be the Kings Of The North.

  2. It won’t matter – this team is so broken right now. The light is about to shine on how truly bad this season will become for the Steelers. Cheers!

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