Steelers Injury Report: Foster on track to play vs. Jets in Week 6

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It appears left guard Ramon Foster will be able to go when the Steelers take on the Jets Sunday. He's been able to practice through Thursday this week and said he's experiencing "minimal pain."

Steelers left guard Ramon Foster appears to be on track to play Sunday against the New York Jets.

Foster has practiced fully this week, and said he only had "minimal pain" after Thursday's workout. He was injured against Minnesota in Week 4, forcing him out of the game.

Kelvin Beachum would be his likely replacement at left guard, should he suffer a set-back. Beachum is still linked with Levi Brown as the competitors for the starting left tackle position. Brown was traded to Pittsburgh from Arizona over the bye week, and Mike Adams was benched.

It's unique for the Steelers to have a player injured in a game but not miss any more extended time. While they're still adjusting to playing without center Maurkice Pouncey, the rest of the offensive line has remained relatively healthy this season - that stands in stark contrast to the past few seasons in which they had a different offensive line due to injury nearly every game.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin gave tight end Heath Miller a rest, and rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton has already been ruled out. Otherwise, the Steelers are healthy, heading into a critical Week 6 match-up against the Jets (3-2). Kick off is scheduled for 1 p.m. at MetLife Stadium.

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