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Steelers Injury Report: Cameron Heyward a surprising addition to the injury report

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for their Week 3 showdown against the Philadelphia Eagles, and they had a surprise to their injury report Thursday.

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Don't get me wrong, I love surprises. Surprise parties. Surprise gifts. Love them all. One surprise I don't love? When a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers is surprisingly added to the injury report.

This is exactly what happened when the Steelers released their injury report after Thursday's practice and Cameron Heyward was listed as a limited participant in the workout. He was listed as having a knee injury, and likely stems from the situation in Week 2 against the Cincinnati Bengals which saw him slow to leave the field in the second half.

Some of you might be reading this and wondering how he could be listed as a full participant on Wednesday, and be downgraded to limited on Thursday. If he did suffer a minor injury to his knee in Week 2, there is a chance after a full workout on Wednesday he suffered some discomfort in the joint.

So, will he be able to play Sunday in Philadelphia? I'd put money down he plays, but how they list him on the final injury report Friday could be the true sign of his availability; however, with the 'probable' tag removed from injury reports, look at his participation to shine some light on his status.

In other injury news, Markus Wheaton looks to make his 2016 regular season debut after being a full participant in practice all week.

Check out the complete injury report for both teams below:

Steelers
DID NOT PARTICIPATE
CB Senquez Golson (Foot)
QB Landry Jones (Back)
C/G Cody Wallace (Knee)

LIMITED PARTICIPATION
G Ramon Foster (Not Injury Related)
DE Cameron Heyward (Knee)
FB Roosevelt Nix (Back)

FULL PARTICIPATION
WR Markus Wheaton (Shoulder)

Eagles
DID NOT PARTICIPATE
TE Zach Ertz (Rib)
LB Mychal Kendricks (Nose, Quadricep)
CB Leodis McKelvin (Hamstring)
G Isaac Seumalo (Pectoral)

FULL PARTICIPATION
DE Vinny Curry (Knee)
S Malcolm Jenkins (Foot)
S Chris Maragos (Elbow)
S Jaylen Watkins (Knee)