Before you decide to take a leap into the Ohio River, it sounds like both Jarvis Jones and Le’Veon Bell will be OK. The Pittsburgh Steelers top two draft choices both missed practice today in Latrobe. Bell had ice on his knee while Jones’ injury was not immediately known.
Also missing practice were Brett Keisel, who accroding to Jim Wexell, was on a ‘veteran vacation’ and Jason Worilds who is still dealing with a toe injury. Toss in Lawrence Timmons as well who was dealing with a death in the family according to Bob Labriola.
Rookie free agent guard Nik Embernate was placed on the ‘injured/waived list’ following his serious knee injury earlier this week and that spot was filled by free agent tackle D’Anthony Batiste who most recently was with Arizona. Batiste is in his sixth season out of Louisiana-Lafayette and has been with the Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins and the Cards.
Profootballfocus.com rated Batiste as one of the worst tackles in the league in terms of pass blocking ...