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JuJu Smith-Schuster on Steelers vs. Saints, Week 16: “Of course I’m playing Sunday”

The Pittsburgh Steelers stud WR says he is going to play in Week 16.

New England Patriots v Pittsburgh Steelers Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

The Pittsburgh Steelers and their fans were given some bad news on Thursday this week. The bad news came when JuJu Smith-Schuster left practice early with a groin injury, and was added to the injury report as being a limited participant during that practice.

Friday saw Smith-Schuster go through the walk-through with the team, but was held out of the remainder of practice before being labeled as ‘Questionable’ for the Week 16 game vs. the New Orleans Saints.

Fantasy Football owners, but mainly Steelers fans who are hoping their favorite team can pull off the upset are all wanting to know if Smith-Schuster will be in the lineup in New Orleans at 4:25 p.m. ET.

Smith-Schuster took to his verified Instagram Saturday afternoon to let his fans, and his fantasy owners, know he is going to be playing Sunday.

The caption of Smith-Schuster’s photo reads as follows:

“A lot on the line this week. The whole season comes down to this. Yes, I’m talking about fantasy football championship round. Of course I’m playing Sunday!! There’s no way I can let down the real ones who believed in me by drafting me!! Lets get it!!”

While fans will have to wait until the inactive list is released an hour and a half before kickoff, this is good news for all the Smith-Schuster fans out there who are wondering what Week 16 has in store for the young stud wide receiver.

If the Steelers are going to go into New Orleans and pull off the upset, they will need all hands on deck.