Team RankingOverallRushingPassing
Offense30th90.4 (29th)186.3 (31st)
Defense5th109.6 (14th)194.6 (3rd)
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Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateExpCollege
92Adeniyi, Ola LB6-12489/12/19973Toledo
27Allen, Marcus SAF6-22158/7/19962Penn State
94Alualu, Tyson NT6-33045/12/198711California
4Berry, Jordan P6-51953/18/19916Eastern Kentucky
9Boswell, Chris K6-21853/16/19916Rice
96Buggs, Isaiah DE6-32958/24/19962Alabama
57Canaday, Kameron LS6-42458/20/19924Portland State
11Claypool, Chase WR6-42387/7/1998RNotre Dame
30Conner, James RB6-12335/5/19954Pittsburgh
37Dangerfield, Jordan SAF5-1119912/25/19904Towson
73Davis, Carlos DT6-23208/22/1996RNebraska
21Davis, Sean FS6-120210/23/19935Maryland
66DeCastro, David G6-53161/11/19909Stanford
5Dobbs, Joshua QB6-32161/26/19954Tennessee
69Dotson, Kevin G6-43219/18/1996RLouisiana
48Dupree, Bud OLB6-42692/12/19936Kentucky
85Ebron, Eric TE6-42534/10/19937North Carolina
33Edmunds, Trey RB6-222312/30/19943Maryland
34Edmunds, Terrell SS6-12171/20/19973Virginia Tech
71Feiler, Matt G6-63307/7/19924Bloomsburg
39Fitzpatrick, Minkah FS6-120711/17/19963Alabama
81Gentry, Zach TE6-82659/10/19962Michigan
54Gilbert, Ulysees LB6-02308/9/19972Akron
77Gray, Derwin T6-43205/10/19951Maryland
23Haden, Joe CB5-111954/14/198911Florida
60Hassenauer, J.C. C6-22959/1/19941Alabama
65Hawkins, Jerald T6-630510/16/19935LSU
97Heyward, Cameron DE6-52955/6/198910Ohio State
56Highsmith, Alex LB6-42428/7/1997RCharlotte
28Hilton, Mike CB5-91843/9/19944Ole Miss
18Johnson, Diontae WR5-101837/5/19962Toledo
31Layne, Justin CB6-21921/12/19982Michigan State
14McCloud, Ray-Ray WR5-919010/15/19963Clemson
89McDonald, Vance TE6-42676/13/19908Rice
26McFarland, Anthony RB5-81933/4/1998RMaryland
99Mondeaux, Henry DT6-42809/19/19951Oregon
22Nelson, Steven CB5-111941/22/19936Oregon State
76Okorafor, Chukwuma T6-63208/8/19973Western Michigan
42Pierre, James CB6-21859/16/1996RFlorida Atlantic
53Pouncey, Maurkice C6-43047/24/198911Florida
7Roethlisberger, Ben QB6-52403/2/198217Miami (OH)
2Rudolph, Mason QB6-52357/17/19953Oklahoma State
38Samuels, Jaylen RB6-02257/20/19963NC State
19Smith-Schuster, JuJu WR6-121511/22/19964USC
24Snell, Benny RB5-102242/27/19982Kentucky
41Spillane, Robert LB6-122912/14/19952Western Michigan
20Sutton, Cameron CB5-111882/27/19954Tennessee
91Tuitt, Stephon DE6-63035/23/19937Notre Dame
78Villanueva, Alejandro T6-93209/22/19886Army West Point
13Washington, James WR5-112134/2/19963Oklahoma State
90Watt, T.J. OLB6-425210/11/19944Wisconsin
44Watt, Derek FB6-223411/7/19925Wisconsin
98Williams, Vince ILB6-123312/27/19898Florida State
61Wisniewski, Stefen G6-33053/22/198910Penn State
95Wormley, Chris NT6-53008/25/19934Michigan
Injured Players
28Allen, Cortez (IR) DB6-119710/29/19885The Citadel
72Banner, Zach (IR) T6-833512/25/19934USC
55Bush, Devin (IR) ILB5-112347/18/19982Michigan
39Johnson, Brandon (IR) RB6-22284/2/1993RPenn State
 McCord, Tyriq (IR) LB6-323611/6/1993RMiami (Fla.)
 Rome, Jay (IR) TE6-625412/12/1992RGeorgia
Practice Squad
35Battle, John SAF6-02012/21/19951LSU
25Brooks Jr., Antoine SAF5-1121010/28/1997RMaryland
17Cain, Deon WR6-22028/9/19963Clemson
68Coyle, Anthony T6-42989/19/19961Fordham
45Elliott, Jay LB6-324011/11/19915Toledo
6Hodges, Devlin QB6-12104/12/19962Samford
 Johnson, Anthony WR6-22201/29/19951Buffalo
74Jones, Jarron T6-63203/11/19941Notre Dame
87Rader, Kevin TE6-42504/26/19951Youngstown State
29Smallwood, Wendell RB5-102081/20/19944West Virginia
 Taylor, Calvin DE6-931012/23/1997RKentucky
 Walton, Brandon T6-53003/18/1998RFlorida Atlantic
 White, Cody WR6-321511/28/1998RMichigan State
 Wilborn, Ray LB6-42244/1/1997RBall State
 
 
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James Conner
News
Conner carried the ball 20 times for 82 yards in Week 7 against the Titans. He also added three receptions for 29 yards.

Conner was heavily involved in the Steelers' offense early on, drawing five carries on the team's first drive. It appeared he had capped that possession with a one-yard rushing score, though it was ultimately called back due to a facemask penalty. One drive later, Conner drew four more carries but was vultured by Benny Snell for a one-yard scamper into the end zone. This game marks the first time since Week 1 that Conner did not score or top 100 yards on the ground. He'll face another stiff test in Week 8 against the Ravens.

Anthony Johnson
News
Johnson was signed to Pittsburgh's practice squad Monday.

Johnson was waived from injured reserve with an injury settlement by the Steelers in early September, but he eventually returned to the organization. Amara Darboh was cut from the practice squad to open up a roster spot.

Chris Wormley
News
Wormley is undergoing an MRI on his knee Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

The 27-year-old picked up the injury during Sunday's win over the Texans while playing 11 total snaps between defense and special teams. The MRI results will provide some idea of whether Wormley will be forced to miss any games.

Injury
Knee - Injured Reserve. Expected Return - Week 11
Isaiah Buggs
News
Buggs had one tackle (solo) in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Ravens.

The rookie finishes the 2019 season with three tackles in nine games. Buggs is part of a strong defensive unit that ranked first in the league in sacks (54) and takeaways (38) but offers little individual fantasy value heading in to 2020.

Anthony Coyle
News
The Steelers signed Coyle to a one-year contract Thursday, Joe Rutter of TribLive.com reports.

Coyle is one of four players to sign a one-year deal with the Steelers on Thursday, alongside Breon Borders, John Keenoy and Arrion Springs. He'll compete for a depth role along the offensive line.

Brandon Johnson
Injury
Bud Dupree
News
Dupree posted four solo tackles and two sacks in Sunday's 38-7 win over the Browns.

Dupree keeps on tormenting opposing quarterbacks, as he's up to five sacks through five games and has recorded 16 QB pressures as well. The 2015 first-round pick is in a good position to reach last year's career high of 11.5 sacks. His tackle numbers are a bit low with an average of three per game, but as long as he keeps up the sack totals, Dupree is an intriguing IDP option.

Devlin Hodges
News
Hodges cleared waivers Monday and signed with the Steelers' practice squad.

The Steelers claimed Joshua Dobbs off waivers Sunday and subsequently let Hodges go, keeping Dobbs, Ben Roethlisberger and Mason Rudolph on the active roster. Hodges played in eight games for the Steelers last season and recorded 1,063 passing yards, five touchdowns and eight interceptions.

Jarron Jones
News
Jones agreed Wednesday with the Steelers on a contract, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

Jones has previously spent time on various teams' offseason rosters and practice squads, but he has yet to make his NFL regular-season debut. After a stint as a starter in the XFL, he'll now get a shot to compete for a depth role in Pittsburgh.

Jordan Berry
News
Berry signed with the Steelers on Saturday, Mark Kaboly of The Athletic reports.

Berry punted for the Steelers over the previous five seasons, but the team brought in Dustin Colquitt at the beginning of the 2020 season. The Colquitt experiment didn't work out, however, so they'll bring Berry back in. During Berry's last season with the Steelers, he averaged 45.5 yards per punt.

Carlos Davis
News
The Steelers selected Davis in the seventh round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 232nd overall.

Davis (6-foot-2, 313) arrives from Nebraska, where he started the last four years. Davis didn't really accumulate much production, but he showed standout athleticism at the combine by running a 4.82-second 40.

Kameron Canaday
News
Canaday (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

The long snapper dealt with a lingering knee injury during the later stages of training camp, but he appears back to full strength. Canaday will handle long-snapping duties for the team in 2020.

Kevin Rader
News
Rader signed a reserve/future contract with the Steelers on Monday, Teresa Varley of the team's official site reports.

Rader spent most of the season on the Steelers' practice squad, though he was let go briefly during November. The 24-year-old is still looking to make his NFL debut since going undrafted out of Youngstown State in 2018.

Deon Cain
News
Cain reverted back to Pittsburgh's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

Cain was promoted to the team's active roster ahead of Week 6, and after logging four offensive snaps, he'll head back to the practice squad.

Trey Edmunds
News
Edmunds reverted to the Steelers' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

The 25-year-old back earned his way onto the active roster for his second appearance of 2020, though he did not end up playing any sort of significant offensive role against Tennessee. James Conner dominated the RB workload with 20 carries, while Anthony McFarland Jr. (one carry), Jaylen Samuels (one) and Benny Snell (two) split the backup opportunities in Sunday's 27-24 win.

Derwin Gray
News
Gray was promoted from the practice squad by Pittsburgh on Friday.

Gray takes the roster spot cleared up by Stefen Wisniewski's placement on IR. The Steelers are missing both starting guards with David DeCastro (knee) also injured, so Gray will provide much-needed depth on the offensive line.

Cortez Allen
News
Allen has been released by the Steelers.

Allen missed all of last season after suffering a knee injury in Week 1, but his release also comes after he signed a lucrative four-year extension with Pittsburgh in 2014. Now a free agent, Allen's absence further ensures the Steelers will address the cornerback position through the draft.

Injury
Vance McDonald
News
McDonald hauled in both of his targets for 14 yards in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

After seeing just one target over the past two weeks, McDonald was slightly more involved in the offense in the team's Week 7 matchup. While it was encouraging to see the 30-year-old get some involvement, his target share was quite limited, especially considering that the Steelers attempted 49 passes in a favorable matchup against the Titans. McDonald has been targeted just 10 times over the first six weeks of the season, recording eight receptions for 59 yards.

Mason Rudolph
News
Rudolph (shoulder) has resumed throwing footballs, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

The report adds that the 2018 third-rounder, who is bouncing back from offseason surgery to address a fractured AC joint, is expected to be full go for offseason work. In that context, Rudolph could be in line to significant QB reps out of the gate, with veteran starter Ben Roethlisberger on the mend from elbow surgery.

Stephon Tuitt
News
Tuitt recorded five tackles and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 38-29 win over the Eagles.

Although his tackle count is low, Tuitt's off to a hot start this season with 3.5 sacks and 11 quarterback pressures through four games. The 2014 second-round pick is second to T.J. Watt for the team lead in sacks as well. Tuitt has played at least 70 percent of the defensive snaps in every game this year, so this production is sustainable if he can stay healthy.

David DeCastro
News
DeCastro (abdomen) was listed as a full participant for the Steelers' practice session Thursday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

The five-time Pro Bowler has only been able to suit up twice for Pittsburgh thus far in 2020, but he is trending towards a Week 7 appearance after improving from limited to full practice participation between Wednesday and Thursday. Despite DeCastro's absence for much of the season thus far, Pittsburgh is still tied for eighth best in the league with just 1.6 sacks allowed per game. He has a chance to suit up Sunday in a matchup of AFC unbeatens, as Tennessee plays host to the Steelers.

Anthony McFarland
News
McFarland recorded one carry for six yards in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

McFarland was on the field for just five of the team's 79 offensive snaps Sunday, as he was outpaced by Jaylen Samuels (nine snaps) and Benny Snell (six snaps). While he was relatively effective by recording six yards on his single carry, the 2020 fourth-round pick has played just 20 snaps over the last three weeks while recording seven carries for 14 yards.

Henry Mondeaux
News
The Steelers promoted Mondeaux to the active roster from the practice squad Friday.

Pittsburgh opened up a spot on the 53-man roster for Mondeaux by placing Devin Bush (knee) on IR with a torn ACL. The Oregon product could get a chance to make his NFL debut versus the Titans on Sunday.

Robert Spillane
News
Spillane is expected to start at inside linebacker moving forward in place of Devin Bush (torn ACL), Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.

Since entering the league as an undrafted free agent in 2018, Spillane has totaled just nine defensive snaps. He's been an effective special-teams tackler with 18 stops over his last 13 games, but now he'll have a major role in one of the league's best defenses. There could be some growing pains, and if the 24-year-old falters, Marcus Allen could replace him.

Diontae Johnson
News
Johnson (ankle) told Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he intends to take the practice field Thursday.

Johnson is coming off one of his best fantasy performances of the season with two touchdowns Week 7 against Tennessee, but the injury bug bit again and he was forced to leave the contest early. The second-year wideout proceeded to begin the week with a missed practice session, but it seems he intends to be back out there Thursday, which would only increase his chances of getting to suit up for a key divisional matchup Week 8 in Baltimore.

Cameron Sutton
News
Sutton had one tackle (solo) in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Ravens.

Sutton was on the field for 269 defensive snaps -- a slight increase from the 241 snaps he had in 2018 -- but saw a decline in tackles. He finished the 2019 season with 16 tackles -- compared to 22 last season -- but did record his first career sack. He also had one interception playing in all 16 games. Providing little more than depth to the secondary, Sutton will likely return to Pittsburgh in 2020 for the final year of his contract.

Jay Rome
Injury
Calvin Taylor
No Updates
Zach Gentry
News
Gentry (coach's decision) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Brooke Pryor of ESPN reports.

This news isn't quite surprising, as the 24-year-old has yet to be active for any game this season. Last season, Gentry had a similar role with the Steelers, only catching one pass for four yards across four games. Barring any injuries to the Steelers' tight end room, don't expect anything fantasy-wise from Gentry this campaign.

Kevin Dotson
News
Dotson (knee) wasn't listed on the team's injury report Thursday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Dotson suffered a knee injury in the latter stages of training camp, but it wasn't expected to be as serious as the team initially believed. Now healthy, Dotson will provide depth at the guard position behind starters David DeCastro and Stefen Wisniewski for the upcoming season.

Stefen Wisniewski
News
Wisniewski (chest) returned to practice with the team Wednesday, Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Wisniewski suffered the chest injury in Week 1's win over the Giants, and now that he's returned to practice, the team will have 21 days to active him off injured reserve. If the Penn State product is healthy enough for a return, he'll likely assume his usual starting role at left guard.

Injury
Chest - Injured Reserve. Expected Return - Week 9
Chase Claypool
News
Claypool hauled in his lone target for minus two yards in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

Claypool took the field for 65 percent of the snaps on offense Sunday, but his target share diminished with Diontae Johnson (ankle) back in action. The 2020 second-round pick was used as a decoy in several goal-line situations but touched the ball only once against Tennessee. While Claypool's playing time remained steady, his production took a significant hit with all of the Steelers' receivers healthy for most of the game. Johnson's ankle injury that he suffered in the fourth quarter of Sunday's contest isn't expected to jeopardize his status for Week 8, and Claypool will have a tough test as he attempts to regain significant production against the stingy Ravens defense.

Antoine Brooks Jr.
News
The Steelers waived Brooks on Sunday, Chris Adamski of Trib Live reports.

Brooks was a sixth-round selection out of Maryland in April's draft, however, he failed to make a significant impact in training camp. Brooks has some upside as a depth safety and special-teams option, so he could find his way on a practice squad soon enough.

James Pierre
No Updates
Ray Wilborn
No Updates
Mike Hilton
News
Hilton (shoulder) was a non-participant at practice Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Coach Mike Tomlin said Hilton is expected to practice at some point this week, but he's beginning the week as a non-participant. The 26-year-old sat out Sunday's win over the Texans after sustaining the shoulder injury Week 6.

Injury
Shoulder - Questionable for Week 9 at Dallas
T.J. Watt
News
Watt recorded five tackles (four solo) including one sack in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

With Sunday's sack, Watt now leads the team in the category with 5.5 sacks over the first six games of the season. Three of his five tackles against the Titans were behind the line, and he also deflected one pass as the Steelers remained undefeated.

Benny Snell
News
Snell rushed twice for two yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

While Snell was on the field for just six of a possible 79 snaps on offense in the Week 7 contest, both of his carries came on the goal line as he found the end zone for a second consecutive week. The 2019 fourth-round pick saw less playing time than Jaylen Samuels (nine snaps), but Snell's workload on the goal line over the past several weeks has propped up his fantasy value.

Joshua Dobbs
News
Dobbs was claimed by the Steelers on Sunday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Dobbs was a surprise cut by the Jaguars on Saturday, but the Tennessee product will reunite with his former club. Dobbs failed to see the field with the Jaguars last campaign, as the team elected to keep rookie Jake Luton as the only backup behind Gardner Minshew. Dobbs will join a crowded quarterback room, with Devlin Hodges and Mason Rudolph joining him as backups to Ben Roethlisberger.

Joe Haden
News
Haden recorded one tackle (solo) and had an interception in Pittsburgh's 26-21 win over Denver Sunday.

The 11-year veteran recorded his first interception this season -- and the 28th of his career -- returning a Jeff Driskel pass intended for Courtland Sutton 24 yards to the Denver 11. Pittsburgh converted the turnover into a field goal on the ensuing possession for a 17-3 lead. Haden will look to get his first interception against Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson in Week 3.

JuJu Smith-Schuster
News
Smith-Schuster (knee) didn't practice Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Wednesday absences from practice have become the norm for Smith-Schuster, so we expect him return to the field Thursday and in turn to be available Sunday against the Ravens. The starting wideout is coming off his busiest game of the season, as Smith-Schuster logged 65 of a possible 79 snaps on offense in this past Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans, en route to recording nine catches (on 14 targets) for 85 yards.

Sean Davis
News
Davis was released by Washington on Saturday, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

The transaction clears the way for Troy Apke to start at safety opposite Landon Collins. Davis signed a one-year contract with Washington all the way back in March with the intent on securing a starting safety spot, but he'll have to find a different path to a team's top unit. A two-year starter with the Steelers back in 2017 and 2018, it'd be a bit surprising if Davis doesn't end up on a roster, even if it's under the guise of depth along the secondary.

Tyson Alualu
News
Alualu (knee) was a full participant during Thursday's practice.

Coach Mike Tomlin said following Sunday's win over Denver that Alualu picked up a knee contusion, but as evidenced by this news, the veteran is back to full health. Look for Alualu to return to his usual starting nose tackle role when the Steelers battle Houston in Week 3.

Injury
Knee - MCL - Doubtful for Week 9 at Dallas
Ola Adeniyi
News
Adeniyi failed to record a tackle in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Ravens.

Adeniyi finishes the 2019 season having played just 64 defensive snaps with eight tackles and two forced fumbles in 16 games. He has one year remaining on his contract heading into 2020.

Terrell Edmunds
News
Edmunds totaled four tackles (three solo) including a sack in Sunday's 26-21 win over the Broncos.

Despite a dominating defensive effort, Pittsburgh did not secure the win until Edmunds raced in untouched and sacked backup Jeff Driskel on fourth down with less than two minutes to go. It was only the second career sack for Edmunds in 34 games. He will look to add to that in Week 3 against a Houston offensive line that has allowed quarterback Deshaun Watson to be sacked a total of eight times in two games this season.

Cameron Heyward
News
Heyward posted eight tackles -- one for a loss -- and a QB hit in Sunday's 38-7 win over the Browns.

Heyward entered the game with eight tackles through four games, and he tacked on another eight stops Sunday with a team high in the category. The veteran defensive end's sack numbers aren't up to par, as he has just 1.5 thus far after posting at least eight sacks in each of the previous three seasons. It'll be tough for him to get back on track in a Week 6 matchup against the Titans, as Ryan Tannehill has been sacked on just 2.81 percent of dropbacks -- third in the league.

Injury
Quadriceps - Questionable for Week 9 at Dallas
Vince Williams
News
Williams recorded 10 tackles (nine solo) including one sack in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

Williams led the Steelers in tackles Sunday while recording one of the team's two sacks. The 30-year-old has already racked up three sacks through the first six games of the 2020 season, which eclipses his total from 2019.

Justin Layne
News
Layne was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

The 2019 third-round pick is hoping to compete for a depth role on defense after spending his rookie season on special teams. Layne is unlikely to start any higher than fourth on the depth chart, behind Joe Haden, Steven Nelson and Mike Hilton.

Minkah Fitzpatrick
News
Fitzpatrick and Vince Williams will serve as the key communicators for the Steelers defense now that Devin Bush (knee-ACL) is set to undergo season-ending surgery, Mike Prisuta of the team's official site reports.

Having played 100 percent of Pittsburgh's defensive snaps this season, Fitzpatrick was a seeming fit to shoulder the responsibility of relaying play calls to the defense. Fitzpatrick wasn't quite as impactful over the first quarter of the regular season this year compared to his All-Pro campaign of 2019, but he did come up with a game-breaking contribution during a Week 6 win over Cleveland, registering a 33-yard pick-six off of Baker Mayfield.

Steven Nelson
News
Nelson totaled four tackles (all solo) in Sunday's 28-10 loss to the Ravens.

Signed in March, Nelson added stability to the Pittsburgh secondary and finished the 2019 season with 61 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery in 15 games played. With two years remaining on his current contract, Nelson will return as the starting right cornerback for the Steelers in 2020.

Tyriq McCord
Injury
Jay Elliott
News
Pittsburgh re-signed Elliott on Thursday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

Elliott, who worked out for the Steelers earlier this week, played a reserve role with the team in five contests last season. If he manages to make the team, he'll likely primarily contribute on special teams in 2020.

Cody White
News
White was waived by the Broncos on Saturday, Aric DiLalla of the team's official site reports.

White was claimed off waivers after he was let go by the Giants in August but failed to make an impression. The Michigan State product likely will have to battle for a depth roster spot or a practice squad role for 2020 elsewhere around the league.

Ulysees Gilbert
News
Gilbert (back) should have the opportunity to earn the backup job at inside linebacker in training camp, Joe Rutter of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

The 2019 sixth-round pick totaled only five tackles in seven games before being shut down with a back injury, but the offseason departures of Mark Barron and Tyler Matakevich create an opening on the depth chart. Gilbert likely will be in competition with Robert Spillane, John Houston and Leo Lewis.

Injury
Back - Questionable for Week 9 at Dallas
J.C. Hassenauer
News
Hassenauer played three snaps in Saturday's preseason game against the Chiefs.

Reports of Hassenauer's knee injury surfaced two weeks ago, and while he only played three snaps in Saturday's game, he was healthy enough to be made active.

Brandon Walton
No Updates
Zach Banner
News
The Steelers placed Banner (knee) on injured reserve Wednesday, per the NFL's official transaction list.

Banner is expected to undergo season-ending knee surgery after he suffered a torn ACL in Monday's win over the Giants. This is a tough blow for the Steelers to lose their starting right tackle, but in Banner's stead, look for either Matt Feiler or Chukwuma Okorafor to take over as the starter going forward.

Injury
Knee - ACL - Injured Reserve
Chukwuma Okorafor
No Updates
Ben Roethlisberger
News
Roethlisberger completed 32 of 49 pass attempts for 268 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions in Week 7 against the Titans.

Roethlisberger and the Steelers were blistering on offense to begin the game, scoring on their first four possessions. That included a pair of touchdown tosses by Roethlisberger, both of which went to Diontae Johnson (ankle). However, after that, Roethlisberger struggled to take care of the ball, throwing interceptions to end three of the team's final six drives. His inability to take care of the ball spoiled what looked to be the makings a of a strong performance, particularly given that Roethlisberger attempted a season-high 49 pass attempts. Roethlisberger figures to be in a tough spot once again in Week 8 as the Steelers will take on the Ravens.

Chris Boswell
News
Boswell made both his field-goal attempts and all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

Boswell's fantasy production has been remarkably consistent over the first six games of the season, and he had a season-high nine points in Week 7. The 29-year-old was perfect once again Sunday as he's now converted on all nine of his field-goal attempts while going 20-for-21 on extra-point tries. He faces a tough matchup against the Ravens in Week 8, but Boswell has been effective behind the Steelers' strong offensive attack.

Jordan Dangerfield
News
Dangerfield is dealing with a quadriceps injury, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

It doesn't appear to be a serious injury, as coach Mike Tomlin indicated the 29-year-old could still practice this week. Dangerfield's actual practice participation will provide a better idea of his availability for Week 8.

Injury
Quadriceps - Questionable for Week 9 at Dallas
Maurkice Pouncey
News
Pouncey (foot) logged a full practice Thursday after sitting out Wednesday's session, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Head coach Mike Tomlin relayed that Pouncey aggravated a foot injury during Sunday's blowout win over the Browns, an enlightening update after the eight-time Pro Bowl center played a season-low 83 percent of the offensive snaps. He had entered the preceding practice week with an injury designation, having initially picked up the injury Oct. 11 against Philadelphia. The fact that Pouncey is back to a full workload in practice means he's likely to go Sunday in a battle with undefeated Tennessee.

Alex Highsmith
No Updates
Derek Watt
News
Watt (hamstring) was a full practice participant Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Watt was unavailable for Sunday's win over the Titans due to the hamstring injury, but he's back at practice Wednesday with no limitations. The 27-year-old has played only 25 offensive snaps in his four appearances this season.

Jerald Hawkins
News
Hawkins signed with the Steelers on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Hawkins was most recently a member of the Texans' practice squad, but after a Week 1 injury suffered by starting right tackle Zach Banner (knee), Pittsburgh decided to pursue Hawkins as a depth option for their offensive line.

Eric Ebron
News
Ebron did not practice Wednesday due to an elbow injury, Teresa Varley of the team's official site reports.

Ebron is coming off a solid game against the Titans, in which he had 50 yards via a season-high six receptions on eight targets. As long as he's able to upgrade to at least limited practice sessions Thursday and Friday, Ebron should have a fair shot at suiting up in Baltimore on Sunday. JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) and Diontae Johnson (toe) were also held out of Wednesday's session for Pittsburgh.

Alejandro Villanueva
News
Villanueva played 100 percent of snaps on offense during Monday's 27-14 win over the Dolphins.

Villanueva's reliable play has been a bright spot for Pittsburgh's otherwise shaky offense this season. The starting left tackle is facing a tough upcoming slate of matchups, however, with the Colts, Rams and Browns -- three teams that boast formidable defensive fronts -- on deck.

Wendell Smallwood
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The Steelers signed Smallwood to the practice squad Monday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Smallwood was released Saturday but will stick around on the practice squad. The 2016 fifth-round pick contributes best as a pass-catcher, and he'd be a strong addition to the active roster if starter James Conner suffered another injury.

Matt Feiler
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Feiler has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Steelers, the team's official site reports.

Feiler, who has made 26 starts over the last two seasons, will thus reprise his role as a key member of Pittsburgh's offensive line in 2020. In the process, look for the the 27-year-old -- who is slated to earn $3.259 million this year -- to either remain at right tackle or move to left guard in the coming months.

James Washington
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Washington, who was on the field for 18 of the Steelers' 79 offensive plays, failed to secure his only target in Sunday's 27-24 win over Tennessee.

Washington recorded at least 20 receiving yards in each of the first five games of the season, including a season-high 68 yards Week 6. However, Diontae Johnson returned to the field against the Titans and was targeted 15 times in the win. While Washington was relatively productive earlier in the year with Johnson on the field, his potential is more limited with the receiving corps fully healthy. Washington will face a tough matchup Week 8 against the Ravens.

Ray-Ray McCloud
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McCloud brought in both of his targets for 12 yards in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

McCloud's 12 receiving yards Sunday matched his highest total of the season, but he once again saw a minimal role. Even though the Steelers attempted 49 passes against Tennessee, McCloud's target share was low with all of the team's receivers fully healthy. The 2018 sixth-round pick has mainly been used on special teams as his offensive potential remains capped.

Devin Bush
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The Steelers placed Bush (knee) on injured reserve Friday.

Bush is set to miss the rest of the 2020 campaign due to a torn ACL sustained Week 6. In the second-year standout's stead, Marcus Allen is expected to start at inside linebacker. The transaction coincides with the promotion of Henry Mondeaux to the 53-man roster.

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Knee - ACL - Injured Reserve
John Battle
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Jaylen Samuels
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Samuels recorded one carry for five yards in Sunday's 27-24 win over the Titans.

Samuels led the Steelers' backup running backs as he was on the field for nine of a possible 79 snaps on offense against the Titans, but he touched the ball just once in the win. The 24-year-old has recorded just three carries over the first six games of 2020 as much of his work has come on special teams this year.

Marcus Allen
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Allen (foot) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Allen missed one game due to the foot injury, but he'll return to a special-teams role this Sunday versus the Browns. The Penn State product has recorded two solo tackles through three games this year.