Scouting the AFC North: Steelers may not Have James Harrison or Troy Polamalu Sunday

 

Aug. 25, 2012; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back Troy Polamalu (43) before a game against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE

 

The Steelers will likely be without outside linebacker James Harrison when they host the Jets on Sunday. Harrison has yet to practice since he had knee surgery during the summer, and his status going forward is unknown.

 

It now appears that safety Troy Polamalu could also be out Sunday, as he didn’t practice Wednesday or Thursday.

 

The Browns expect RB Trent Richardson’s production will improve as he gets into football shape after missing the majority of training camp.

 

Bengals slot receiver Andrew Hawkins concedes that there’s a fine line between playing in the NFL and not playing anywhere, and that’s the approach he takes every week. 

 

Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer (foot) returned to practice Thursday. Meanwhile, the team has been noncommittal on Rashard Mendenhall’s (knee) status for Week 2.

 

WR Mike Wallace expects Jets CB Darrelle Revis (concussion) to shadow Antonio Brown if Revis is able to get cleared and play this week.

 

The Ravens will continue to split punt-return duties between Jacoby Jones and Lardarius Webb.

 

Want more Bengals news? Like Stripe Hype on Facebook, or grab our RSS feed.

Follow @StripeHype

Follow @UK_Fans

 

Topics: AFC North, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers, Troy Polamalu

Want more from Stripe Hype?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.