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Texans promote C.J. Prosise to active roster

With running back Duke Johnson again questionable for Sunday’s game at Pittsburgh, veteran running back C.J. Prosise will be playing again for the Texans. The Texans have elevated Prosise from the practice squad. He played last week against the Ravens, with three offensive snaps and five special-teams plays. Duke Johnson was inactive in Week Two. [more]

Peter Kalambayi downgraded to out

The Texans announced that inside linebacker Peter Kalambayi did not travel with the team to Pittsburgh. Kalambayi, who has a strained hamstring, will be inactive for the second consecutive week. He played 16 special teams snaps in the season opener against the Chiefs. The Texans listed Kalambayi as questionable. Receiver Kenny Stills (illness) and running [more]

Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Dolphins and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Kenny Stills questionable with illness

The Texans added receiver Kenny Stills to their injury report Friday with an illness. They list him as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Stills did practice on a limited basis Friday. Running back Duke Johnson was limited all week and is questionable. He sprained his left ankle in Week One and missed last [more]

Steelers have a clear injury report

The Steelers don’t have any injury concerns heading into Sunday’s game with the Texans. Via Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com, every player on the roster was a full participant in Friday’s practice, so they don’t have any injury designation for the week. That includes wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster, who missed two days of practice earlier in [more]

Steelers hope to welcome fans on October 11 vs. Eagles

The Steelers, along with the University of Pittsburgh, agreed not to play home games with fans present in September, in order to help limit the local spread of COVID-19. The Steelers acknowledged on Thursday that they hope to host fans in October, starting with a Week Five game against the Eagles. Via the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers [more]

Mike Tomlin says to “keep watching” Eric Ebron’s development

Steelers tight end Eric Ebron said in April that he wants to be quarterback Ben Roethlisberger‘s security blanket in the passing game, but that hasn’t happened yet. Ebron has four catches for 61 yards while being targeted seven times in the first two games of the season. Three others have been targeted more and wide [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster says he’s playing against Texans on instagram

Despite missing two days of practice this week due to a knee injury, you should expect to see JuJu Smith-Schuster in uniform for the Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Houston Texans on Sunday. Smith-Schuster said via his instagram stories on Thursday night that he will be playing this weekend. “Add me on your fantasy (team), [more]

J.J. Watt a full practice participant

J.J. Watt first went on the practice report last week. He was limited all three days leading up to the Week Two game against the Ravens with a hip injury but didn’t have a designation. He played 44 of 65 snaps in the loss to the Ravens and made two sacks. Watt began this week [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster out of practice again, Diontae Johnson back to work

The Steelers were missing their top two receivers at Wednesday’s practice, but they were able to get one back on the field Thursday. Diontae Johnson was a full participant in practice after sitting out on Wednesday due to a toe issue. Johnson’s full return signals that Wednesday was a maintenance day and that he should [more]

Bears lose John Jenkins, add Steelers practice squader

The Bears lost a veteran in the middle of the defensive line, and replaced him. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, veteran defensive tackle John Jenkins suffered a torn ligament in his thumb, and will miss several games. That makes a stint on IR likely for the 31-year-old. To help fill the void, the [more]

Ben Roethlisberger will play in 221st career game Sunday, setting team record

Ben Roethlisberger is in his 17th season. He will play his 221st career game Sunday. That will set a new team record, passing Hall of Fame center Mike Webster. “I attribute it to Jesus and just really being blessed,” Roethlisberger said of his longevity, via Teresa Varley of the team website. “I am so thankful [more]

Watt brothers to become second trio to appear in same game

The Edmunds brothers — Tremaine, Terrell and Trey — last season became the first trio of brothers to play in the same game since 1927. The Watt brothers — J.J., Derek and T.J. — will meet on the same field Sunday when the Steelers and Texans face off. “We’re very fortunate when it comes to [more]

Diontae Johnson, JuJu Smith-Schuster don’t practice Wednesday

The Steelers were missing their top two receivers at Wednesday’s practice. Diontae Johnson and JuJu Smith-Schuster were both on the sideline as the team began their on-field work ahead of Sunday’s game against the Texans. Johnson is listed with a toe injury and Smith-Schuster has a knee issue, but head coach Mike Tomlin suggested neither [more]

T.J. Watt named AFC defensive player of the week

There will be three Watts on the field this week, but only one of them will have a weekly award to brag about. Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt was named AFC defensive player of the week, after his punishment of Broncos backup quarterback Jeff Driskel. Watt had 2.5 sacks after starter Drew Lock left the [more]

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