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Steelers Injury Update

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By the way, we're looking into why those ads are just hanging over the content, without being able to close them. Will be gone soon enough, I'm sure. - Blitz-

A few notes on the injury front.

The following players missed practice yesterday:

Marvel Smith (back spasms) - get ready Max and Trei

LaMarr Woodley (calf) - uh oh.

Casey Hampton (toe) - something tells me Big Snack aint missing a game because of his toe.

Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) - more here than we thought? Including last Sunday?

Keyaron Fox (hamstring)

Hines Ward & Deshea Townsend (day off)

We also signed some punter to the practice squad - Rocky Schmitt. In case Mitch Berger can't go. I always wondered if guys like that are legitimately psyched about 'getting a call up'.  If Berger plays, he's gone.  He needs to beg for that 40 year old hamstring to stay tight as a drum. Anyhow, for his valiant efforts last Sunday I''m pulling for Mitch, I just hope we don't botch this one and keep him active if he's borderline. We may need a sturdy leg in the punting game next Monday, even if we were to win.

One note to end: I know we have some mathmaticians in the group. Care to inform us know what the odds are of losing both your punter and your long snapper in one game? I dunno, perhaps just check how many games a punter or some long snapper that are long tenured have missed in their careers. I'm curious though.