The Steelers knocked out an early Thanksgiving Thursday practice in preparation of their week 12 game against the Buffalo Bills this coming Sunday. Not practicing again on Thursday were WR Antonio Brown (knee), S Troy Polamalu (ankle) and DE Aaron Smith (triceps). Smith has been ruled out already and Polamalu is expected to work on Friday. TE Matt Spaeth (concussion) practiced fully after sitting out on Wednesday. DE Brett Keisel and S Will Allen practiced fully again today and look to return to the lineup this week. Neither has been listed on the injury report.
For the Bills on Thursday, LB Keith Ellison (knee), DE Spencer Johnson (hamstring), CB Terrence McGee (knee), LB Shawne Merriman (calf/Achilles) and G Eric Wood (ankle) all sat out again for a second straight day.on Wednesday. RB C.J. Spiller (hamstring) was limited after sitting on Wednesday. OL Demetrius Bell (knee), NT Kyle Williams (ankle) and LB Chris Kelsay (knee) all practiced fully after all three sat out on Wednesday.