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  Steelers | Pittsburgh offense stumbles in Week 17 loss    Sun Dec 29, 07:34 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Devlin Hodges completed 9-of-25 passes for just 95 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 17 against the Baltimore Ravens, as the loss eliminated the team from the playoffs. RB Benny Snell Jr. rushed 18 times for a team-high 91 yards and a touchdown. WR Diontae Johnson led the team with four grabs for a team-high 54 yards on seven targets, while WR JuJu Smith-Schuster was limited to two grabs for six yards in the finale. TE Vance McDonald also chipped in with two snags for 19 yards on his two targets.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald a full participant    Fri Dec 27, 03:14 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 27, and is not on the injury report for Week 17.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's injury report for Week 17    Fri Dec 27, 03:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey (knee) and RB James Conner (quad) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 17 versus the Baltimore Ravens. LB Mark Barron (non-injury), OT Alejandro Villanueva (non-injury), TE Vance McDonald (non-injury), CB Steven Nelson (groin), OG David DeCastro (non-injury), LB T.J. Watt (non-injury), DT Cameron Heyward (non-injury), CB Joe Haden (foot) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) practiced fully on Friday, Dec. 27, and have been removed from the injury report.

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Mark Barron player page
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Steven Nelson player page
James Conner player page
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  Steelers | Vance McDonald back at practice    Thu Dec 26, 04:26 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 26.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's Thursday practice report    Thu Dec 26, 03:59 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey (knee), RB James Conner (quad), CB Joe Haden (foot) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26. LB Mark Barron (non-injury), OT Alejandro Villanueva (non-injury), TE Vance McDonald (non-injury), CB Steven Nelson (groin), OG David DeCastro (non-injury), LB T.J. Watt (non-injury) and DT Cameron Heyward (non-injury) practiced in full.

Footballguys view: Kerrith Whyte, Jaylen Samuels, and Benny Snell will split up the backfield work with Conner likely out.

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James Conner player page
T.J. Watt player page


  Steelers | Vance McDonald receives day off    Wed Dec 25, 04:31 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25.

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  Steelers | Full practice for Vance McDonald    Fri Dec 20, 03:32 PM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 20, and is not on the injury report for Week 16.

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  Steelers | Week 16 injury report for Pittsburgh    Fri Dec 20, 02:29 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee), CB Artie Burns (illness), LB Mark Barron (non-injury), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury), OG David DeCastro (non-injury), OT Alejandro Villanueva (non-injury), TE Vance McDonald (concussion), LB T.J. Watt (non-injury), CB Joe Haden (foot), TE Nick Vannett (illness) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) practiced in full on Friday, Dec. 20, and no longer appear on the injury report.

Footballguys view: There was some worry about Haden earlier in the week when he missed practice, but he appears to be good to go against the Jets. Robby Anderson's matchup got a little tougher on this news.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald clears protocol    Fri Dec 20, 01:57 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald on Friday, Dec. 20, cleared the concussion protocol and is expected to play in Week 16, on Sunday, Dec. 22.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald takes part in practice    Thu Dec 19, 03:42 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (concussion) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 19.

Footballguys view: McDonald is back this week and he's a desperation play that could hit against the Jets.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald practices in full    Wed Dec 18, 04:28 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (concussion) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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  Steelers | Week 15 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Dec 15, 06:58 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared CB Artie Burns, QB Paxton Lynch, DL Isaiah Buggs, LB Tuzar Skipper, TE Vance McDonald, OT Chukwuma Okorafor and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster inactive for Week 15.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald to miss Week 15    Fri Dec 13, 04:07 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 13, and has been ruled out for Week 15.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's injury report for Week 15    Fri Dec 13, 02:40 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) and TE Vance McDonald (concussion) did not practice Friday, Dec. 13, and have been ruled out for Week 15 against the Buffalo Bills. RB James Conner (shoulder) practiced in full all week and is listed as questionable. RB Jaylen Samuels (groin), OT Alejandro Villanueva (non-injury), OG David DeCastro (non-injury), LB Mark Barron (non-injury), OG Ramon Foster (non-injury), WR Johnny Holton (illness) and C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury) were full participants at practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

Footballguys view: The Steelers will be thin at tight end this week without McDonald. Conner being questionable takes some shine off of him as a play this week. He might not come back to a full workload if he does go against the Bills.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald listed as limited    Thu Dec 12, 03:51 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (concussion) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 12.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's Thursday practice report    Thu Dec 12, 03:21 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) and WR Johnny Holton (illness) did not take part in practice Thursday, Dec. 12. WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) and TE Vance McDonald (concussion) were limited. RB James Conner (shoulder), RB Jaylen Samuels (groin), OT Alejandro Villanueva (non-injury), OG David DeCastro (non-injury), LB Mark Barron (non-injury) and C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury) practiced in full.

Footballguys view: Smith-Schuster left practice in an ominous sign for his Week 15 availability. James Washington and Diontae Johnson project as starters against Buffalo.

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James Conner player page
Jaylen Samuels player page


  Steelers | No practice for Vance McDonald    Wed Dec 11, 04:23 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald in protocol    Tue Dec 10, 01:59 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (concussion) is in the concussion protocol following the Week 14 game.

Footballguys view: McDonald will have to get through the protocol before he's cleared to play on Sunday night against the Bills. Fantasy GMs will have to look for better options.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald not on injury report    Fri Dec 6, 03:29 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 6, and is not on the injury report for Week 14.

Footballguys view: McDonald has the best tight end matchup in the league this week in Arizona and should be in your lineup if you're streaming or in your DFS lineup if you need a cheap option.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's Week 14 injury report    Fri Dec 6, 02:57 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) was unable to practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 14 versus the Arizona Cardinals. RB James Conner (shoulder) was limited in practice all week and has also been ruled out. LB Mark Barron (knee, non-injury) was limited Friday, Dec. 6, but no longer appears on the injury report. WR Diontae Johnson (illness), TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) practiced in full Friday and also have been removed from the injury report.

Footballguys view: Benny Snell and James Washington will get a lot more work in place of Conner and Smith-Schuster and both are worth plays this week against the weak Cardinals defense.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald fully practices    Thu Dec 5, 04:22 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 5.

Footballguys view: McDonald has stayed healthy this year and he has the best matchup for tight ends in fantasy this week at Arizona. He's worth a look in DFS lineups and if you are streaming tight ends in the playoffs.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald doesn't practice    Wed Dec 4, 04:15 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) didn't participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 4.

Footballguys view: Just a day of rest here for McDonald. The Steelers play the Cardinals on Sunday...and the Cardinals can't cover tight ends. Expect McDonald to be a solid streaming option in Week 14.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald limited to 21 yards    Sun Dec 1, 05:22 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald posted three grabs for 21 yards on three targets in Week 13 against the Cleveland Browns.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald disappointing in win    Sun Nov 24, 08:41 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald managed just one catch for one yard on one target in Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald should play    Fri Nov 22, 03:34 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 22, and is not on the injury report for Week 12.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's Week 12 injury report    Fri Nov 22, 02:36 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (concussion, knee) and RB James Conner (shoulder) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 12 against the Cincinnati Bengals. CB Artie Burns (knee) was upgraded to a full practice Friday, Nov. 22, but is listed as doubtful. WR Diontae Johnson (concussion), RB Benny Snell (knee), LB Olasunkanmi Adeniyi (concussion), TE Nick Vannett (illness), TE Vance McDonald (non-injury), LB Mark Barron (non-injury), LB Bud Dupree (triceps) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report. C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury) was not given a practice designation Friday and has also been removed from the injury report, although he will be suspended for the game.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald back on the field    Thu Nov 21, 04:23 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 21.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald receives day off    Wed Nov 20, 04:12 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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  Steelers | Three grabs for Vance McDonald    Fri Nov 15, 01:13 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald caught three passes for 33 yards on Thursday, Nov. 14, against the Cleveland Browns.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald ready to play    Fri Nov 8, 06:11 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 8, and is not on the injury report for Week 10.

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  Steelers | Week 10 injury report for Pittsburgh    Fri Nov 8, 03:15 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB James Conner (shoulder), OG Ramon Foster (concussion), RB Benny Snell (knee) and FB Roosevelt Nix (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 8, and have been ruled out for Week 10 versus the Los Angeles Rams. WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (foot) was added to the injury report after a limited practice Friday and is listed as questionable. RB Trey Edmunds (ribs), LB Mark Barron (non-injury), WR Ryan Switzer (back), TE Vance McDonald (non-injury), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury) and DE Tyson Alualu (knee) practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald takes part in practice    Thu Nov 7, 05:39 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 7.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald sits out    Wed Nov 6, 06:52 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 6.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald posts touchdown    Sun Nov 3, 05:18 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald registered five grabs for 30 yards and a touchdown on seven targets in Week 9 against the Indianapolis Colts.

Footballguys view: McDonald had a good day as Mason Rudolph concentrated on short, safe passing. He'll be worth a streamer look against the Rams next week.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald a full participant    Fri Nov 1, 03:13 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 1, and is not on the injury report for Week 9.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's injury report for Week 9    Fri Nov 1, 02:43 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers OG Ramon Foster (concussion) and RB Benny Snell (knee) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 9 against the Indianapolis Colts. RB James Conner (shoulder) also did not practice all week and is listed as doubtful. FB Roosevelt Nix (knee) was limited Friday, Nov. 1, after being added to the injury report and is listed as questionable. DT Daniel McCullers (ankle), C Maurkice Pouncey (calf), LB Ulysees Gilbert III (back), TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) and RB Jaylen Samuels practiced in full Friday and no longer appear on the injury report. LB Mark Barron (non-injury) was not given a practice designation Friday but has also been removed from the injury report.

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Jaylen Samuels player page
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  Steelers | Vance McDonald takes part in practice    Thu Oct 31, 04:26 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 31.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald receives day off    Wed Oct 30, 03:47 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald all set for MNF    Sat Oct 26, 03:08 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) practiced in full Saturday, Oct. 26.

Footballguys view: McDonald is a streaming option for Fantasy GMs in Week 8. Against the Dolphins on Monday night, we consider him a TE2 with upside.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald practices in full    Fri Oct 25, 08:15 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 25.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's Friday practice report    Fri Oct 25, 03:53 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Mark Barron (hamstring) was downgraded to a limited practice Friday, Oct. 25. LB T.J. Watt (abdomen) and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (illness) were upgraded to a full practice Friday. RB Roosevelt Nix (knee), RB Jaylen Samuels (knee), WR James Washington (shoulder), CB Mike Hilton (calf), CB Steven Nelson (groin), TE Vance McDonald (shoulder), CB Joe Haden (groin) and QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) practiced in full for a second straight day.

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Jaylen Samuels player page
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  Steelers | Vance McDonald practices    Thu Oct 24, 04:20 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 24.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald invisible on SNF    Mon Oct 14, 12:41 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) caught one pass for five yards against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, Oct. 13.

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  Steelers | Full practice for Vance McDonald    Fri Oct 11, 04:29 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 11, and is not on the injury report for Week 6.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald still sidelined    Thu Oct 10, 05:28 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 10.

Footballguys view: McDonald returned and he was productive last week, but he might not be ready for Sunday night's game. He has had trouble staying healthy in the past, so this isn't a shock. New acquisition Nick Vannett would start if McDonald can't go vs. the Chargers.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald does not practice    Wed Oct 9, 04:51 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald ready to play    Sun Oct 6, 12:03 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) is officially active for the team's Week 5 game.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald listed as questionable    Fri Oct 4, 03:23 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 4, but is listed as questionable for Week 5.

Footballguys view: McDonald could return and the matchup against the Ravens is a good one, so he qualifies a boom/bust streamer if he can go on Sunday.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's injury report for Week 5    Fri Oct 4, 03:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Roosevelt Nix (knee) and LB Anthony Chickillo (foot) were held out of practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 5 against the Baltimore Ravens. TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (toe) participated fully in practice Friday, Oct. 4, after not practicing earlier in the week and are listed as questionable. LB Vince Williams (hamstring) remained a full participant in practice Friday and is also listed as questionable. RB James Conner (ankle), LB Mark Barron (non-injury), C Maurkice Pouncey (non-injury), DT Cameron Heyward (quad) and OG Ramon Foster (non-injury) were full participants in practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Steelers | Vance McDonald does not practice    Thu Oct 3, 04:05 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 3.

Footballguys view: Look for Nick Vannett to get another start and carry deep sleeper status against a Ravens defense that Ricky Seals-Jones found space in last week.

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