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Steelers’ Injury Report: Vance McDonald and T.J. Watt headline list of players missing practice again

Several players were forced to sit out another day of training camp on Sunday due to injury

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The Pittsburgh Steelers will break camp on August 15th and, with only three days of practice remaining, it looks increasingly unlikely the team will see all of their injured players return to action before training camp ends.

Several notable names were unable to practice on Sunday, with T.J. Watt (hamstring), Vance McDonald (foot), Sean Davis (groin), Xavier Grimble (thumb) and Marcus Allen (unknown) all reportedly sitting out the day.

Watt and McDonald were last seen on the field on July 29 and both have missed every day of practice since. While onlookers seem to believe Watt is making progress in his recovery, very little has been heard about the condition of McDonald for sometime. Given his injury history and consistently limited availability, it would be fair to question how much value he offers the Steelers if he is perpetually sidelined.

Not all the injury news was bad, however, with both Maurkice Pouncey and Marcus Gilbert back at work. B.J. Finney was also able to return in a partial capacity.

New injury concerns at camp centered around Stevan Ridley and James Conner, with both running backs seen dealing with potential issues on Sunday.

As usual, Mike Tomlin had little to share about the status of McDonald or any of the other players missing the day with injuries when he addressed the media at the end of practice.