Steelers still banged up in the backfield
Posted by Mike Florio on October 24, 2012, 10:43 PM EDT
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Dwyer, who didnít practice Wednesday for reasons unrelated to injury (
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Also missing practice for the Steelers on Wednesday were tackle
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Pouncey, who missed Sunday nightís win, is expected to be available for the Week Eight game against the Redskins. Polamalu, who has appeared in only two games this season, is expected to miss the game.