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Trai Essex Only Injury For Steelers, Doug Legursky To Start

made the case during Pittsburgh's bye week that Doug Legursky, an undrafted center out of Marshall, could swipe Trai Essex's starting position at right guard if he continues to play as well as he did against the Buccaneers and Ravens.  

Well, it looks like Legursky will get another chance to showcase his skills, as he'll get the start this Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Essex, who suffered an ankle sprain in Week 2, was only a limited participant in this week's practices. His grasp on the starting job at right guard was tenuous during training camp, when the coaching staff was considering starting rookie first-rounder Maurkice Pouncey instead.

Essex's is the only significant injury this week for the Steelers.

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