Steelers vs Lions inactives: Chase Claypool inactive, Zach Banner gets a helmet

Zach Banner will be active for the first time this season.

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Inactives for this week’s Pittsburgh Steelers game with the Detroit Lions are out and the biggest surprise is about who isn’t on it. Wide receiver Chase Claypool will miss today’s game with a toe injury but offensive tackle Zach Banner is active for the first time this season.

This is in addition to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger who was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19.

Additionally, running back Anthony McFarland, linebacker Buddy Johnson, offensive lineman B.J. Finney and cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon are also inactive.

Here are the Lions inactives:

WR Josh Reynolds

RB Jamaal Williams

DE Kevin Strong

LB Austin Lemonaire

LB Austin Bryant

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OT Zach Banner highlights Steelers inactives vs the Browns

No Zach Banner this week for the Steelers.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers announced their inactives for Sunday’s game with the Cleveland Browns and one name comes as a surprise. Offensive tackle Zach Banner, who has said he’s healthy and ready to play was listed as an inactive.

Additionally, tight end Eric Ebron and linebacker Melvin Ingram joins quarterback Dwayne Haskins, cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon and linebacker Buddy Johnson as the team’s gameday inactives.

Ingram was downgraded to OUT on Saturday as he deals with a groin injury but this could all just be a smokescreen to cover up a pending trade before the deadline on Tuesday. The same could be said for tight end Eric Ebron who has shown concern about lack of playing time.

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OT Zach Banner among Steelers inactives vs Seahawks

Here are the Steelers inactives for Sunday Night Football.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers announced its inactives prior to Sunday night’s showdown with the Seattle Seahawks. No real surprises on the list except perhaps offensive tackle Zach Banner.

Pittsburgh promoted Banner to the 53-man roster this week to replace wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster but it appears his debut won’t come until after the bye week.

The other inactives include defensive lineman Carlos Davis, quarterback Dwayne Haskins, linebacker Buddy Johnson and cornerback Ahkello Witherspoon.

For the Seahawks, the one name to keep in mind is guard Cedric Ogbuehi. He’s the only starter among the Seattle inactives. Seattle will also be without starting quarterback Russell Wilson and starting running back Chris Carson. Both players went on IR this week.

Steelers vs Packers: No surprises among Pittsburgh inactives

The Steelers will be minus two starters versus the Packers.

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Inactives are out for this week’s showdown between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers. There are no real surprises among either list and the Steelers will be minus two starters this week.

Here is the full list of Steelers inactives:

OL Chuks Okorafor

WR Chase Claypool

OL Rashaad Coward

QB Dwayne Haskins

CB Ahkello Witherspoon

LB Buddy Johnson

DT Carlos Davis

Without Claypool in the lineup, look for wide receiver Diontae Johnson to be the focus of the passing offense. When the Steelers play three wide receivers, James Washington will replace Claypool. Claypool was ruled out on Saturday after testing his injured hamstring.

With the Steelers starting right tackle dealing with a concussion, Chuks Okorafor will be replaced in the starting lineup by Joe Haeg. Offensive tackle Zach Banner started practicing with the team this week but has not been activated from the IR.

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin notes Kalen Ballage hurt in HOF game

Steelers HC Mike Tomlin notes Kalen Ballage hurt in HOF game

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As important it is for the Pittsburgh Steelers to get players on the field and evaluate them in the preseason, you never want to see anyone get hurt. The Hall of Fame game between the Steelers and Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night went off without a hitch for the most part for both teams.

However, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin did note that backup running back Kale Ballage did suffer what Tomline characterized a “lower leg injury” in the game and he would have more information the next time he spoke to the media.

Ballage finished the game with five carries for 19 yards and rumbled in for a four-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Ballage is definitely in the mix to make the final 53-man roster to round out the running back depth chart. Ballage is a bruising back who could be a great short-yardage option for Pittsburgh.

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Steelers vs Colts inactives: No surprises among Steelers inactives

The Steelers are going to be short-handed on defense again this weekend.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers announced their inactives for this week’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. The Steelers will be without kicker Chris Boswell for the second game this season and the linebacking group is once again short-handed.

Inside linebacker Marcus Allen and outside linebacker Ola Adeniyi are both inactive for this week’s game along with quarterback Joshua Dobbs, running back Anthony McFarland and defensive end Isaiah Buggs.

On the other side of the football, the Colts will be without both starting tackles.

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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Washington Football Team: Inactives for today’s game

Here are your Steelers inactives for this week’s game against the Washington Football Team.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced their inactives for today’s game versus the Washington Football Team. Cornerback Steven Nelson (knee) is no surprise given that he hasn’t practiced all week. Kicker Chris Boswell injured his hip in practice Saturday.

This list does not include center Maurkice Pouncey or running back James Conner, who is on the Reserve/COVID-19 list. Conner was eligible to come off the list today, but there’s no word he actually did.

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Steelers vs Cowboys inactives: New LB Avery Williamson active for Steelers

Here are the inactives for the Steelers and the Cowboys for this week’s game.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers announced their inactives for today’s game against the Dallas Cowboys and once again the team will be without cornerback Mike Hilton and defensive tackle Tyson Alualu. Here is the full list of inactives for this week.

QB Josh Dobbs

CB Mike Hilton

FB Derek Watt

OL Derwin Gray

TE Zach Gentry

DT Tyson Alualu

Without Alualu, Isaiah Buggs will see an increased role on defense the same goes for Cameron Sutton in place of Hilton. The Steelers will have their newest linebacker, Avery Williamson and he is one to keep an eye on early.

The Cowboys have the following inactives:

QB Ben DiNucci

WR Malik Turner

FS Reggie Robinson

FB Sewo Oloniula

ILB Joe Thomas

DE Bradley Anae

Dallas will have running back Ezekiel Elliott who was a game-time decision with a hamstring injury.

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Steelers vs Ravens inactives: No Mike Hilton again for Pittsburgh

Taking a look at the inactives for this week, the Steelers are missing a couple of key players on defense.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading into the next biggest game of the year shorthanded. The Steelers announced their inactives for Sunday’s game with the Baltimore Ravens and the big name on the list is cornerback Mike Hilton.

This will be the second-straight game missed for Hilton. Hilton is such a key for the Steelers in the nickel spot as he’s adept in all areas on defense. His ability to stuff the run and blitz is what makes him unique on the roster. In his place, look for Cameron Sutton to once again get a heavy workload.

Passing downs got even more complicated with the inclusion of linebacker Ulysees Gilbert III on the inactives list. Gilbert did good work last week in passing situations and with him out the team will need to decide if they can trust Robert Spillane to take on those reps or will we finally see Marcus Allen get his first snaps at linebacker?

For the Ravens, the big name to watch is running back Mark Ingram. This means Pittsburgh will get a heavy dose of speedy rookie J.K. Dobbins.

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Steelers vs Titans inactives: No surprises among inactives this week

Here are your inactives for this week.

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced their inactives for this week’s game against the Tennessee Titans and there were no real surprises. We already knew fullback Derek Watt and cornerback Mike Hilton were OUT for this week’s game.

QB Joshua Dobbs

CB Mike Hilton

FB Derek Watt

DL Carlos Davis

OL Derwin Gray

TE Zach Gentry

DL Isaiah Buggs

The Steelers promoted defensive lineman Henry Mondeaux to the active roster this week from the practice squad and he will play today. This is somewhat surprising given Isaiah Buggs and Carlos Davis have both been on the active roster this season but didn’t get the call.

Also no big surprises among the Titans inactives this week. They lost starting left tackle Taylor Lewan to an ACL injury last week.

OLB Derick Roberson

LB David Long Jr.

OT Isaiah Wilson

DT Matt Dickerson

DB Joshua Kalu

OL Daniel Munyer

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