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Robert Spillane, Matt Feiler to Practice Wednesday

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The Pittsburgh Steelers could be getting some key pieces back in the fold just in time for their playoff game against the Cleveland Browns this Sunday.

Inside linebacker Robert Spillane and guard Matt Feiler are set to return to the practice field on Wednesday, the team announced. Both remain on Injured/Reserve.

Spillane has missed the last four games with a knee injury, while Feiler has sat three games as he battles a pectoral injury. The Steelers have 21 days to activate either to the 53-man roster.

Spillane made seven starts this season, stepping in for starting inside linebacker Devin Bush after he suffered his torn ACL. He has 43 tackles, four passes defended, four tackles-for-loss, two sacks, a fumble recovery and a pick-six.

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Feiler started the first 13 games of the season before suffering his pectoral injury.

Spillane has been replaced by Avery Williamson in the starting lineup, while rookie Kevin Dotson has stepped in for Feiler.

Both have performed well in their expanded roles, but the Steelers will be happy to return Spillane and Feiler eventually for added depth and experience along in the linebacking core and along the offensive line as they enter the postseason.

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