The Pittsburgh Steelers may have escaped their matchup against the Baltimore Ravens without any significant new injuries Youth Cameron Heyward Jersey , but that does not mean the game was incident free. Set to face to Carolina Panthers on a short week, it would appear that the Steelers now have several players dealing with minor injuries that could impact their preparation for Thursday night.When speaking to the media at his weekly press conference, Mike Tomlin highlighted a number of new names the medical staff would be monitoring this week. As reported by Teresa Varley of the players being on a day off on Monday, Pittsburgh was still required to publish an injury report as per league rules ahead of a Thursday night game, and their estimation included all of the names mention by Tomlin earlier in the day. While it should become clearer on Tuesday which players are really in doubt of missing the game against Carolina , it would not be a surprise to see several players rested in practice this week.Steelers Injury Report: Vance McDonald ruled out for game against Browns The injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers ended the week the way it began on Friday, with just one name listed once again. After being a limited participant in practice on Wednesday, tight end Vance McDonald was held out of training on both Thursday and Friday and has now been officially ruled out of the game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.Given that McDonald has not been able to fully practice with the team since leaving practice with a foot injury just days into training camp, it is hardly a shock to see him sitting out the first game of the year. Since the trade that brought him to Pittsburgh right before the start of the 2017 season, McDonald has already missed six games and been a partial participant in several others. As the presumed starter at tight end Black Javon Hargrave Jersey , his value to the team is becoming increasingly questionable if he cannot make it onto the field when it counts.Jesse James will once again start in his place on Sunday, with Xavier Grimble likely to see extensive playing time in two tight end sets. However, considering Grimble is also recovering from an injury of his own, his snaps could well be limited too.Although Ramon Foster and T.J. Watt have missed extensive playing time themselves this preseason, both are expected to feature against Cleveland after they were full participants in training all week. When speaking to Teresa Varley of Black Artie Burns Jersey , Foster confirmed he was almost back to full strength.Watt was equally excited to get back on the field and eager to see some real game action.While the Browns also only have one player officially ruled out for the game in cornerback E.J. Gaines (Knee), linebacker James Burgess is also doubtful (Concussion). Custom Buffalo Bills Jerseys

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