INJURY REPORT FOR WEEK 7
Levi Brown, out for season, placed on injured reserve. Brown was injured during pre-game warmups. “Unfortunately freakish things happen,” Tomlin said. Brown will have triceps surgery.
David Johnson, out for season, placed on injured reserve. The Steelers today tight Richard Gordon (6-4, 268) who is in his third NFL season and was drafted by the Oakland Raiders out of the University of Miami in the sixth round (181st overall) of the 2011 NFL draft. He appeared in 27 games for Oakland, starting two contests and registering three career receptions, one for a touchdown. Gordon also appeared on special teams, making 17 tackles and recovering a fumble. Oakland released Gordon on August 31, 2013. Gordon will wear No. 44.
Markus Wheaton still recovering from finger injury, out for this week
LaMarr Woodley dealing with some inflammation on right knee, expected to play.
Brett Keisel has some muscle discomfort in the rib area, expected to play.
Sean Spence has come off PUP list and will start participating in practice this week, individual drills. Tomlin said “it’s possible” Spence plays this year.
Matt Spaeth progressing, remains in play to potentially return this season. Spaeth is eligible to play week 8.