Steelers Depth Chart: Who’s in, who’s out and where to find them
The Steelers are still working to assemble a depth chart for their preseason opener against the Dolphins.
Here’s what we know: 1.
The Steelers signed linebacker Joey Bosa to a two-year deal to be their primary linebacker.
The Steelers are expected to start free safety Jabrill Peppers at free safety.
Rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones is expected to take over at outside linebacker.
Veteran defensive end James Harrison will miss the opener due to a foot injury.
Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace has returned to practice and will likely play in the opener.6.
Cornerback Antonio Cromartie will start at safety.7.
Wide receiver Antonio Brown, the Steelers first-round pick in 2016, is likely to start at outside cornerback.8.
Tight end Martavis Bryant is expected in the lineup.9.
Safety Tre’Davious White is a candidate to start on special teams at strong safety.10.
Linebacker Le’Veon Bell is expected back after missing the preseason due to injury.11.
Center Ryan Wendell has a shot at starting at left guard.12.
Defensive tackle Kevin Zeitler has been sidelined since training camp due to an Achilles injury.13.
Defenseline Michael Bennett is likely in the starting lineup at nose tackle.14.
Punter Anthony Castonzo is expected at inside linebacker.15.
Running back Mike Gillislee will be the team’s top back after receiving a contract extension last offseason.16.
Left tackle Kelvin Beachum is expected on the team for the opener after undergoing ankle surgery.17.
Offensive tackle Joe Thomas will be back after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.18.
Guard Austin Pasztor has been promoted to the active roster.19.
Free safety Brandon Williams is expected with the starters.20.
Fullback Ryan Shazier is expected out of the lineup with a knee injury.21.
Receiver Markus Wheaton (hamstring) will return to practice on Sunday.22.
Coverage coach John Fox will take over the position duties at safety for the first time.23.
Quarterback Joe Flacco (concussion) is expected into the lineup on Sunday at quarterback.24.
Signed free agent tackle Austin Pasch has been placed on injured reserve.25.
Right tackle Jake Fisher (knee) is doubtful.26.
Bennett, the first-year free agent, is expected off the active practice roster.27.
Maurice Jones-Drew (knees) is questionable.28.
Duke Johnson (foot) is not expected to play.29.
Slot receiver Antonio Garcia (ankle) is also questionable.30.
Antonio Brown is expected to play.31.
Joe Haden is not listed as a starter.32.
Linemen John Hughes (kicks) and Zach Line (kicking) will miss practice on Thursday.33.
Brandon Williams will start.34.
Jarvis Jones (knares) is listed as doubtful.35.
DeAngelo Williams is listed as doubtful.36.
Chris Wormley (kka), an undrafted rookie from Utah, will be out with an undisclosed injury.37.
Josh Jones is listed at outside defensive tackle.38.
Jake Brendel (kinae) is out.39.
Jonathan Dwyer (knd) is not listed.40.
Shaquill Griffin is listed on injured reserved.41.
Cordarrelle Patterson is listed in the game as questionable.42.
Nolan Carroll is listed in the game.43.
Ryan Shazir is listed out with a torn left ACL.44.
Matt Dayes is listed listed as questionable and questionable to return.45.
Jamal Adams is listed for the second straight game as doubtful to return on Sunday and is probable to miss the season.46.
Isaiah Pead is listed injured but questionable to play against the Falcons.47.
Leonard Floyd is listed with a strained left ankle.48.
Kevin King (krd) is uncertain.49.
Mike Williams (kth) is likely to be available for the game on Sunday against the Browns.50.
Anthony Castonko is listed questionable.51.
Kendall Langford is listed probable to return to action Sunday against Detroit.52.
Sammy Watkins (hamstr) is unlikely to play this week.53.
John Brown is listed doubtful.54.
James Harrison (hamstra) is probable to return to the field.55.
Jerome Davis (hamner) is in the concussion protocol.56.
Andre Smith (