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Marcus Gilbert and James Washington among the inactives for Steelers vs. Browns in Week 8

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While Marcus Gilbert was expected to miss the game due to injury, the inclusion of James Washington among the inactives is something of a surprise.

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns Scott R. Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

With only one name on the Pittsburgh Steelers final injury report of the week, the list of inactive names for their game against the Cleveland Browns contains several healthy players.

Having been ruled out of the contest on Friday, Marcus Gilbert is the only name missing the matchup because of injury and he will be joined on the sideline by a number of players used to being inactive on game day. While Gilbert will be replaced by Matt Feiler in the starting lineup, Zach Banner will still not suit up in Week 8 in his absence.

After Morgan Burnett, L.J. Fort and Darrius Heyward-Bey all missed the Steelers’ last game with a variety of ailments, their return to action action the Browns has relegated Brian Allen and James Washington to ranks of the inactives. With Justin Hunter usually the wide receiver sitting out when the rest of the group is healthy, it is something of a surprise to see that the team opted to sideline Washington instead.

For Mason Rudolph, L.T. Walton and Marcus Allen, it is business as usual on Sunday. Rudolph and Allen have yet to dress on game day, while Walton has only been active once.