Oct 11, 2012; Nashville, TN, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey (53) is injured during the first half against the Tennessee Titans at LP Field. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-US PRESSWIRE

Steelers @ Bengals Injury Report and Inactives: Brian Leonard, Armon Binns, Maurkice Puncey Out


 Bengals Injury Report

NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS
Binns, Armon WR Ankle - DNP LP Questionable
Hawkins, Andrew WR Back LP FP FP Probable
Kirkpatrick, Dre CB Knee FP FP FP Questionable
Leonard, Brian RB Ribs DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Muckelroy, Roddrick LB Ankle - - LP Probable
Still, Devon DT Shoulder LP FP FP Probable
Zeitler, Kevin G Elbow LP FP FP Probable

 

Inactives:

CB Dre Kirkpatrick, RB Brian Leonard, WR Armon Binns, TE Richard Quinn, CB Jason Allen, LB Dontay Moch, DT Brandon Thompson

 

With RB Brian Leonard out, expect to see a heavy dose of BenJarvus Green-Ellis, with an occasional spriknle of Cedric Peerman, and even 3-4 carries for FB Chris Pressley, who Marvin said he would make the 3rd-string RB this week.

 

WR Armon Binns is also out, expect to see more of rookie Marvin Jonesthough Brandon Tate will receive the start.

Ryan Whalen is active for the first time this season.

 

 

Steelers Injury Report 

NAME POSITION INJURY WED. THU. FRI. GAME STATUS
Carter, Chris LB Hamstring DNP DNP - -
Gilbert, Marcus T Ankle DNP DNP - -
Johnson, Brandon LB Hamstring LP FP - -
Mendenhall, Rashard RB Achilles DNP DNP - -
Polamalu, Troy SS Calf DNP DNP - -
Pouncey, Maurkice C Knee DNP LP - -
Redman, Isaac RB Ankle DNP DNP - -
Timmons, Lawrence LB Foot DNP FP - -

 

Inactives:

S TroyPolamalu, LB Chris Carter, OT Marcus Gilbert, RB Rashard Mendenhall, RB Isaac Redman, C Maurkice Pouncey, QB Charlie Batch

 

RBs Rashard Mendenhall and Isaac Redman have been ruled out, so Jonathan Dwyer will start with Baron Batch getting backup carries.

Starting center Maurkice Pouncey is out, leaving backup Doug Legursky to face a Bengals defense leading the AFC in sacks with 20.

 

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