Found October 26, 2013 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Oakland Raiders Sunday at Coliseum and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Landry Jones - Ho, hum, just another week inactive for Jones. Marcus Wheaton - Wheaton was ruled out for the Raiders game on Tuesday as he has still yet to practice since having surgery on the pinky finger he broke in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Derek Moye will once again dress in his place. Richard Gordon - Gordon was listed as practicing fully on Thursday and Friday yet he was still ruled out for the game on the final injury report with a toe injury. Hebron Fangupo - Fangupo will likely be down again being as the rib injury suffered by Brett Keisel is not serious. Chris Carter - With Jarvis Jones expected back this week, there is a good chance Carter will be inactive. Isaiah Green - I am going to guess that Curtis Brown gets out of the dog ...

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