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Pittsburgh Steelers Injury Report: Casey Hampton Misses Practice

The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting ready to welcome the Jacksonville Jaguars to Heinz field, but are a bit shorthanded. Defensive tackle Casey Hampton missed practice with a shoulder injury and is not expected to play. The Steelers will of course be without linebacker James Harrison, who's still recovering from eye surgery, and they may be without defensive end Aaron Smith who missed practice with a foot injury.

An already-suspect offensive line could also be taking a hit, as tackle Marcus Gilbert missed practice today with a shoulder injury. Offensive guard Chris Kemoeatu was also out with a knee injury. Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review indicated on his Twitter account that he expects Gilbert to play, but would be surprised to see Kemoeatu (or Hampton) on Sunday.

Running back Mewelde Moore (ankle) and linebacker Jason Worilds (quad) also missed practice, while defensive backs Ryan Clark (quad) and Cortez Allen (ankle) were limited.

For more on the Steelers, check out Behind The Steel Curtain.

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