The Steelers might not have properly explained why Chris Boswell was put on injured reserve, but his brother was more than happy to.
Steelers injury update: James Conner will miss game against Raiders as ankle injury is reclassified as a sprain
The Steelers have a number of injured players to worry about as they prepare to face the Oakland Raiders and James Conner might not be the only one sidelined in Week 14.
Steelers Injury News
The Steelers made several roster moves on Tuesday that also included promoting running back Trey Edmunds to the 53-man roster.
The Steelers lost their most popular undrafted free agent in training camp of 2013, but he said Saturday, after his alma mater San Diego State advanced to the Sweet 16, he's optimistic about his return.
Post-Gazette reporter Gerry Dulac tweeted Friday linebacker Sean Spence appears to be on the road to recovery, and adds some fuel to speculation that Larry Foote was released because Spence will be able to compete for a starting position in 2014.
The Steelers are a bit banged up at two positions heading into a critical Week 17 game against Cleveland.
If defensive end Brett Keisel and nose tackle Steve McLendon are to play in Week 15, their practice week isn't off to a good start.
The 11 players they've placed on IR so far this season is already ahead of the totals in 2011 and 2012. They've also placed starting offensive linemen and tight ends on IR or IR-Recall nine times since 2012.