Connect with us

Steelers Injury Updates

Steelers Injury Updates: OLB Alex Highsmith Removed from Injury Report



Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith has been removed from the team’s injury report and will play on Sunday, a team spokesperson announced on Saturday.

Highsmith had originally been listed as questionable with a groin injury. He was a full participant in Friday’s final practice, but had been limited earlier in the week. He took partial reps on Wednesday and did not practice at all as the Steelers worked with a slick field on Thursday. 

Highsmith had been injured late in the preseason before returning to practice this week.

Draft Kings Sign Up Bonus!

He will be expected to start at right outside linebacker, opposite T.J. Watt. With both players limited in practice leading up to the game, Watt by a contract holdout, backup Melvin Ingram should still be expected to play a good bit.

1 Comment
Notify of
1 Comment
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
September 11, 2021 8:14 pm

Jesus. English much? “Highsmith had originally be listed as questionable” sounds like Ebonics. Highsmith was listed as questionable — see how easily that works?

Steelers Now in Your Mailbox!

Enter your email address to subscribe and get notifications of new posts in your mailbox.

Copyright © 2021 Pittsburgh Sports Now / Steelers Now. In no way affiliated with or endorsed by the Pittsburgh Steelers or NFL.

Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER (PA/IL) or 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN only) or 1-800-BETS-OFF (IA only) or 1-800-522-4700 (CO Only) or TN REDLINE: 800-889-9789.

Steelers Now in your Inbox

Sign up and get all of our posts sent directly to your inbox!

Thank you!


Send this to a friend