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Steelers inactives for Week 14 vs. the Cincinnati Bengals

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The Steelers are left with two true running backs vs. the Bengals as running back Dri Archer is a healthy scratch.

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Steelers' third-round pick Dri Archer is a healthy scratch, which leaves running backs Le'Veon Bell and Josh Harris to carry the load, along with fullback Will Johnson.

Linebacker James Harrison missed all of practice this week due to a knee injury and won't be able to go on Sunday. Linebacker Jarvis Jones will likely rotate with linebacker Arthur Moats at the right outside linebacker spot and figures to be mainly used on passing downs in his first game back since Week 3 against the Carolina Panthers.

Despite being listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, nose tackle Steve McLendon will suit up against the Cincinnati Bengals. McLendon has been bothered by a shoulder injury for the past several weeks, but he practiced fully this past week. Taking Steve McLendon's place on the inactive list is the newly signed Clifton Geathers who took the roster spot of defensive end Brett Kiesel.

Offensive tackle Mike Adams will start on the right side once again this week as tackle Marcus Gilbert misses his second straight game. Gilbert couldn't practice this week because of an ankle injury he suffered in practice last week.

Also not receiving a helmet on Sunday are inactive regulars including quarterback Landry Jones, wide receiver Justin Brown, and cornerback B.W. Webb.