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T.J. Watt, Jaylen Warren Active; Steelers Scratch Five



Steelers OLB T.J. Watt

The Steelers will have star outside linebacker T.J. Watt and backup running back Jaylen Warren on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Watt and Warren both were designated as questionable, but it appears the Steelers are mostly at full strength for the game.

T.J. Watt practiced in a limited fashion all week due to a rib injury. However, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year is not letting that keep him out. Malik Reed, who was a late add to the report with a back injury, is also going to suit up for the Steelers on Sunday. Their entire outside linebacker room is active.

Meanwhile, Warren logged full practices all week. He will play after missing Week 12 with nagging hamstring injury. Najee Harris is also playing after suffering an oblique injury against the Indianapolis Colts, but he came into the game with no injury designation.

After being activated from injured reserve yesterday, DeMarvin Leal will play his first game since suffering the meniscus injury. As a result, Isaiahh Loudermilk will sit for the Steelers on Sunday. Leal is expected to get rotational reps on the defensive line.

Rounding out the Steelers inactives includes quarterback Mason Rudolph, linebacker Mark Robinson, guard Kendrick Green, and cornerback Josh Jackson. For Pittsburgh, this is about the healthiest they have been for most of the season.