Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 8 Injury Report

October 25, 2012
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Week 8 Injury Report

Steelers Injury Report

The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field Wednesday as they get ready to play the Washington Redskins Sunday at Heinz Field.

The first injury report for the week is now out and it shows that safety Troy Polamalu (calf), tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), running back Rashard Mendenhall (achilles), running back Isaac Redman (ankle), linebacker Jason Worilds (illness), and running back Jonathan Dwyer (not injury related) all failed to participate on Wednesday.

Practicing fully on Wednesday were center Maurkice Pouncey (knee) and linebacker Chris Carter (hamstring).

Kicker Shaun Suisham (ankle) was listed as being limited on Wednesday as was linebacker Brandon Johnson (hamstring)

Polamalu and Gilbert were ruled out for the game by head coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday. Dwyer reportedly had to miss practice for a personal reason.

Also listed on Wednesday were safety Will Allen (ankle), who practiced fully and linebacker Adrian Robinson (concussion), who was limited.

Redskins Injury Report

The first injury report of the week for the Washington Redskins is out as they prepare to play the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday at Heinz Field.

Linebacker London Fletcher (hamstring, head) and wide receiver Pierre Garcon (foot) both sat out Wednesday as expected. Fletcher suffered a hamstring injury during the loss to the New York Giants and is also was experiencing some problems with his balance. Garcon is very unlikely to play Sunday and head coach Mike Shanahan said he didn’t know when the receiver might return to the lineup.

Cornerback David Jones (achilles) and safety Brandon Meriweather (knee) were both limited on Wednesday.

Cornerback Cedric Griffin (hamstring), punter Saverio Rocca (right knee), cornerback Josh Wilson (shoulder), defensive end Doug Worthington (calf), and running back Darrel Young (hamstring) all practiced fully on Wednesday.

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