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Steelers Friday Injury Report Week 17: Pouncey, Conner Ruled Out For Ravens Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released what will likely be their final injury report of Week 17 ahead of their Sunday afternoon road game against the Baltimore Ravens and the Friday offering shows that two players have been ruled out for that contest.

Not practicing again on Friday for the Steelers because of injuries were center Maurkice Pouncey (knee) and running back James Conner (quad) and both players have been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Ravens.

This will mark the first game that Pouncey has missed due to an injury. He did, however, miss two other games this season due to a suspension. B.J. Finney will start at center in place of Pouncey against the Ravens. As for Conner, this will mark the sixth game this season that he has missed due to injuries.

Practicing fully for the Steelers on Friday were cornerback Joe Haden (foot), guard Ramon Foster (not injury related), tight end Vance McDonald (not injury related), tackle Alejandro Villanueva (not injury related), inside linebacker Mark Barron (not injury related), guard David DeCastro (not injury related), outside linebacker T.J. Watt (not injury related), defensive tackle Cameron Heyward (not injury related) and cornerback Steven Nelson (groin) are all listed as practicing fully on Thursday.

Of the nine players listed as full practice participants on Friday, none were give game status designations. That means all nine players should be available to play on Sunday in Baltimore against the Ravens.

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