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NFL Injury Report:
Pittsburg Steelers tight end, David Johnson, returns to the
Steelers’ line-up and will be ready to practice this week.
Wilkening of NBCSports reports that Johnson has been removed from the
active/physically unable to perform list.
Johnson missed the 2012 season after suffering from a torn anterior
cruciate ligament in his right knee.
Johnson’s return helps bolster a TE group, which lost Heath Miller
(knee) and Matt Spaeth (foot).
Currently, David Paulson and Johnson are the team’s top two TEs.
Pushed around easily by the Redskins, Paulson’s limited
blocking skills dictated the move to activate Johnson. Johnson is a tremendous blocker, providing
added girth for the boys up front.
Paulson is more adept at catching the rock. Hopefully, this TE tandem can hold down the
mill until the clock strikes Miller time.
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