The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their Thursday injury report ahead of their Sunday game against the Kansas City Chiefs and it includes a few changes from the one that they released on Wednesday.
Not practicing for a second straight day were safety Will Allen (ankle) and defensive end Stephon Tuitt (knee) and both are now in real danger of missing Sunday’s game. Tuitt sprained a knee in the second half of the Steelers win over the Arizona Cardinals while Allen is still trying to recover from a Week 5 ankle injury that forced him to miss the game against the Cardinals.
Limited on Thursday were cornerback Cortez Allen (knee) and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee). There still is no official word as to whether or not Roethlisberger will play on Sunday, but the team is heavily preparing for Landry Jones to make his first career start just in case as quarterback Mike Vick (hamstring) is still unable to practice. Roethlisberger has missed the last three games with a sprained left MCL.
Linebackers Jarvis Jones (hip) and Ryan Shazier (shoulder) both practiced fully on Thursday and the hope remains that they will be able to play Sunday against the Chiefs. Shazier hasn’t played since Week 2.
After sitting out on Wednesday, cornerback Antwon Blake (thumb) was able to practice fully on Thursday. Blake had said earlier in the day that he thought that would be the case.
Tight end Matt Spaeth (not injury related), linebacker James Harrison (not injury related) and cornerback William Gay (not injury related) all practiced fully on Thursday after being given Wednesday off.