Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/8/14
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 the New York Giants due to a quad injury. He is expected to return this week and will likely take at least a few carries away from last week’s starting running back, Isaac Redman. Running back Chris Rainey, who sustained a rib injury against the Giants, also returned to practice and should be able to suit up for the Steelers. While Rainey doesn’t see many carries, he is a dynamic kick returner for the team. While Polamalu may be able to return next week against the Baltimore Ravens, he’s going to miss Monday’s game, as are Mendenhall, Brown, linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and offensive lineman Marcus Gilbert. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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