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Steelers Injury Report: Concerns surface of Martavis Bryant's availability for Monday night

Ben Roethlisberger was the only member of the Steelers 53-man roster not to practice fully Friday, but Martavis Bryant, who isn't on the roster yet, might not be participating on Monday night.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers were given some good news on the injury front, but a new cloud has surrounded the team as they prepare for their Week 5 matchup against the San Diego Chargers on Monday Night Football.

First, the good news. Ben Roethlisberger, still recovering from a MCL sprain and bone bruise, was the only member of the team's 53-man roster who wasn't a full participant in Friday's practice. Other than that, all players who found themselves on the injury report sometime this week (Ryan Shazier (shoulder), Daniel McCullers (knee), Matt Spaeth (hand), Cortez Allen (knee), Markus Wheaton (ankle) and Ross Ventrone (hamstring) were full participants and seem ready to go when the team enters prime time on Monday.

Now the bad news. There is a growing concern in regards to Martavis Bryant's availability for the upcoming game. Bryant's name hasn't been announced recently because he technically isn't a member of the team's 53-man roster and his practice status does not need to be announced.

However, according to Mike Prisuta, there is concern for Bryant's return in San Diego.

Not a glowing endorsement for the triumphant return for Bryant coming off a four-game suspension, and what makes his absence even more confusing is the fact the Steelers are not required to report anything on his status at this time.

Keep up to date with all the news on Bryant's availability this weekend leading up to the team's prime time game in San Diego here at BTSC.