-- LB Joey Porter continues to improve so quickly from his Aug. 31 gunshot wound that he will be listed as doubtful for this week's game. Porter was supposed to be out from 2-8 weeks and it's looking as though he will return soon.
-- TE Mark Bruener was put on the inactive list Sunday, a
surprise move because the Steelers have four tight ends. Bruener, their starter
since 1995, was listed as the No. 2 man on the depth chart.
RB Jerome Bettis will be listed as questionable with a groin injury. The injury
is not nearly like the one that virtually ended his season after 11 games in
2001. Bettis carried four times for 14 yards Sunday before he was
-- TE Jay Riemersma, who caught his first TD pass for
Pittsburgh Sunday, will be listed as probable with a nagging ankle sprain he
hurt in the preseason. Riemersma caught two passes for 29 yards, including a
-- WR/KR Fred Milons, acquired in a trade with
Philadelphia for a conditional seventh-round pick 10 days ago, may be activated
for the game Sunday in Kansas City. He was inactive in the opener because the
coaches felt he was not ready to play receiver if needed. He could replace
rookie Ike Taylor on kickoff returns.
Steelers Tuesday Tidbits
Scout NFL Network Top Stories
The infirmary: Week 7 NFL injury reportWide receivers and tight ends are finding it difficult to remain available to their teams as the season progresses toward the end of its second month, and a few teams have multiple…
Scout NFL Network5:37 PM
Palmer 'fine,' Brown doubtful for SundayArizona Cardinals' wide receiver John Brown was diagnosed with a sickle-cell trait that has been causing pain in his legs.
Can Redskins Run From Defensive Issue?The Redskins keep winning, but they keep giving up yards on the ground at a historic rate.
Breaking Burgundy1:01 PM
Peterson: Physicality trumps elusivenessArizona Cardinals' cornerback Patrick Peterson said Seahawks' quarterback Russell Wilson has become more of a pocket passer this season.
Short and SweetAfter a miserable first half and a sack/strip/touchdown to open the second half, Aaron Rodgers and Co. roared to life to send the Packers past the Bears.
Packer ReportYesterday at 7:05 PM