Jarvis Jones plans to practice fully Wednesday in preparation for Week 8 vs. Raiders

Bob Martin-USA TODAY Sports

The rookie missed his first NFL game in Week 7 but plans to participate fully in practice this week, according to Missi Matthews.

Steelers reporter Missi Matthews tweeted Wednesday Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones plans to be a full participant in practice today, a week after missing the Steelers' Week 7 game against Baltimore with concussion-like symptoms.

Jones was replaced by veteran OLB Jason Worilds, as the pair have been rotating snaps since Week 1. Worilds started the season-opening game, but Jones was given the starting job after the loss to Tennessee.

Worilds underwhelmed in the game, registering three tackles and failing to get pressure throughout the game. The Steelers defense did not get a hurry or a quarterback hit on Joe Flacco on any play during his 16-play final drive that resulted in the game-tying touchdown.

Jones hasn't exactly been a bastion of pressure, either. He has two tackles-for-loss and no sacks on the season, his first since becoming the Steelers' selection with the 17th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

It's likely the pair will rotate snaps again this week as the Steelers travel to Oakland to take on the Raiders (2-4) in Week 8 of the NFL season.

Watch Neal's post-draft analysis and play breakdown video of Jarvis Jones.

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