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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey practiced fully for a second consecutive day on Friday after injuring his ribs Sunday in the win over the New York Giants.
Rainey, who said on Thursday that he cracked a rib when he was tackled during a third quarter kickoff return, talked to the media again on Friday to talk about how he feels currently.
"Taking it day by day," Rainey said, when asked how he is feeling. "It feels better every day. I'm just waiting, so, see what happens for the gametime."
Rainey was asked if that type of rib injury is painful even when he laughs.
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown left Sunday's game against the New York Giants with a high ankle sprain. After the game, Brown claimed that the injury wasn't serious.
Brown, who has already been ruled out for the Monday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs, may miss a few more games in addition, according to a report by Pro Football Talk.
According to running back coach Kirby Wilson the Steelers starting running back will be Rashard Mendenhall when he is healthy. Mendenhall is not expected to play Monday night against the Chiefs, but could play the following week in the Steelers first match-up with the Baltimore Ravens.
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According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers running back Isaac Redman will get the start against the Chiefs on Monday night.
Wide receiver Antonio Brown, safety Troy Polamalu have been ruled out.
Antonio Brown is out against the Chiefs. Also out are Gilbert, Polamalu and Sylvester
— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) November 10, 2012
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The NFL has fined the Pittsburgh Steelers as well as receiver Emmanuel Sanders for Sanders faking an injury against the Bengals on October 21.
The league doled out a $15,000 fine for Sanders and a $35,000 fine for the Steelers organization.
Here is the league’s statement that was sent to the Steelers regarding the fines:
“Despite the account given by Sanders during our November...
Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson said once Rashard Mendenhall returns to full health, he’ll be the team’s starting running back.
“Rashard has always been our lead dog and our top runner. Rashard is the complete package — power, speed, explosiveness,” said Wilson, via Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “He is the guy who can take a 10-yard run and...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was able to
practice for the second straight day Friday, meaning he is probable to play
Monday against the Kansas City Chiefs, while fellow running back Rashard
Mendenhall, wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu all missed
practice and are likely to miss the prime time contest.
Dwyer missed last week’s game against...
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was ruled out of Monday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs, NBC Sports' Pro Football Talk reported Saturday. Brown sustained a high ankle injury during last Sunday's win against the New York Giants. A source told Pro Football Talk that Brown could miss a few games because of the injury. The injury was reported...
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