While their prepare for their postseason run, the Steelers are hoping to focus on their lone inactive to get back on the field by their first playoff action.
Amid conflicting reports regarding whether Steelers receiver Antonio Brown will be ready for the playoffs, the truth at this point is that no one knows for sure.
Brown suffered the injury during Pittsburgh's controversial loss to the New England Patriots last weekend.More news: Last minute shoppers counting down the hours till Christmas
Currently, the Steelers are 11-3 and in the No. 2 spot in the AFC playoff race. Since the Jacksonville Jaguars lost yesterday to the San Francisco 49ers, the Steelers can clinch a first-round bye with a win or a tie against the Texans. He was ruled out for Monday's game against the Texans with a "significant contusion" in his leg and is expected to sit out the regular season finale against the Browns.
Brown has had yet another spectacular campaign in 2017. Brown has caught 1,533 and nine touchdowns.
The 29-year-old out of Central Michigan is having one of the best seasons of his career. Currently, he leads the National Football League with 101 receptions and 1,533 receiving yards despite failing to make it through last week's matchup against the Patriots. He may also be on his way to a fourth straight first-team All-Pro selection.