Wide receiver Hines Ward missed Wednesday's practice with blisters on his foot, while linebacker James Harrison suffered a shoulder stinger and was forced to leave. Both were added to the team's injury report as probable to play against the Bengals.
The Steelers have a season-high 13 players on their injury
report, though not everyone on the report missed practice
Tight end Matt Cushing practiced with a cast on his injured right
wrist, while fullback Dan Kreider worked out despite a shoulder
injury. Both players are listed as questionable for Sunday's
Despite being on the list as probable, linebacker Kendrell Bell
and defensive ends Brett Keisel and Travis Kirschke also
But the Steelers remain painfully thin at running back, where
Duce Staley, Jerome Bettis and Verron Haynes all sat out
Wednesday. Staley and Haynes are questionable, while Bettis is
Defensive end Kimo von Oelhoffen also missed Wednesday's
practice because of a sore back, but said he expects to play
Injury list grows
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