The Pittsburgh Steelers Week 2 Friday injury report has now been released and it includes quite a bit of good news.
After sitting out practice on Wednesday and Thursday, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey (ankle) and cornerback Joe Haden (shoulder) both practiced on fully on Friday. Both end the week listed as questionable on the team’s official Friday injury report. Pouncey said earlier on Friday that he’ll indeed play Sunday against the Seahawks.
“I’m feeling really good. I’m playing this week,” Pouncey said Friday. “Especially after last week, who wants miss the game. I feel really good.”
Not practicing again on Friday was fullback Roosevelt Nix (knee) and he was listed as out on the team’s Friday injury report. Nix hurt his knee in the Steelers week 1 loss to the New England Patriots and that injury might sideline him for more than just one game.
Practicing fully on Friday for the Steelers were quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (not injury related), wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (toe), safety Sean Davis (ankle), running back James Conner (illness), safety Terrell Edmunds (glute), outside linebacker T.J. Watt (hip), tackle Zach Banner (illness), guard Ramon Foster (not injury related), and inside linebacker Mark Barron (not injury related). None of those nine players received game status designations so all nine should be available to play on Sunday.
Davis being listed above is great news as the Steelers starting safety missed the Week 1 game with an ankle injury. He said Friday afternoon that he’s playing Sunday against the Seahawks.
“I’m going to play,” Davis said. “I am excited. I love running around playing with my guys. I am not going to play hurt. The guys on the other side of the ball are too good. You can’t keep up with them. You have to put your pride aside and be a smarter football player. I am good to go this week.”