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Steelers Injury Updates: Larry Ogunjobi Sits Out Practice



Steelers DT Larry Ogunjobi
Steelers DT Larry Ogunjobi at training camp, Aug. 4, 2023 - Ed Thompson / Steelers Now

PITTSBURGH — The Steelers open a new week with many questions about what the team will do moving forward. Minkah Fitzpatrick (chest) was released from the hospital on Tuesday morning, and Mike Tomlin seemed optimistic about his inclusion in the game on Sunday. He returned to practice on Thursday in a limited fashion. Fitzpatrick said he will play on Sunday.

Of the known injuries, Elandon Roberts (stinger) did not show up on the report, showing he is a full participant and okay. Wide receiver Gunner Olszewski (concussion) is recovering from but did not practice for the second straight day. Lastly, Larry Ogunjobi did not practice with a foot injury from training camp he is still dealing with. That is the second straight missed practice for Ogunjobi.

However, multiple new injuries popped up. Markus Golden (knee) appeared on the report for the first time on Wednesday. He returned to practice after missing practice on Wednesday. Another starting safety, Damontae Kazee, suffered a calf injury and sat out on Wednesday but returned to full participation on Thursday. Meanwhile, tight end Darnell Washington practiced on a limited basis Thursday.

Guard Isaac Seumalo and cornerback Patrick Peterson did not practice on Wednesday with veteran’s days off. They returned to practice on Thursday.



Player Injury Date  Prognosis Roster Status
SS Damontae Kazee Calf Sept. 20 Unknown Active, FP on Thurs.
OLB Markus Golden Knee Sept. 20 Unknown Active, LP on Thurs.
TE Darnell Washington Knee Sept. 20 Unknown Active, LP on Thurs.
FS Minkah Fitzpatrick Chest Sept. 18 Unknown Active, LP on Thurs.
WR Gunner Olszewski Concussion Sept. 18 Unknown Active, DNP on Thurs.
DT Larry Ogunjobi Right Foot Aug. 9 Day to day Active, DNP on Thurs.
RB Anthony McFarland Knee Sept. 13 Week to week Injured reserve – (Wk. 6)
WR Diontae Johnson Left hamstring Sept. 10 Week to week Injured reserve – (Wk. 6)
DT Cam Heyward Core muscle surgery Sept. 10 Multiple weeks Injured reserve – (Wk. 6)
DB Josiah Scott Undisclosed Sept. 13 Undisclosed Practice squad IR
LB Chapelle Russell II Knee Aug. 11 Out for season Injured reserve
CB Cory Trice Right ACL tear Aug. 1 Out for season Injured reserve
RB Alfonzo Graham Torn right labrum July 29 Out for season Injured reserve
DT Renell Wren Torn right Achilles tendon May 17 Out for season Injured reserve