Diontae Johnson, David DeCastro out for Steelers on Sunday

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The 4-0 Steelers will face the 4-1 Browns without a couple of pieces of their offense.” data-reactid=”16″>The 4-0 Steelers will face the 4-1 Browns without a couple of pieces of their offense.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Receiver Diontae Johnson is out with a back injury. Guard David DeCastro will miss the game due to an abdominal injury.” data-reactid=”17″>Receiver Diontae Johnson is out with a back injury. Guard David DeCastro will miss the game due to an abdominal injury.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="DeCastro missed the first two games of the season with a knee injury. He suffered the latest injury last Sunday against the Eagles. Kevin Dotson will replace DeCastro in the lineup.” data-reactid=”22″>DeCastro missed the first two games of the season with a knee injury. He suffered the latest injury last Sunday against the Eagles. Kevin Dotson will replace DeCastro in the lineup.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Johnson, listed as the starter across from JuJu Smith-Schuster, suffered a back injury against the Eagles. As Chase Claypool explained to PFT after last Sunday’s four-score breakout performance, Claypool expected to have a smaller role until Johnson exited.” data-reactid=”23″>Johnson, listed as the starter across from JuJu Smith-Schuster, suffered a back injury against the Eagles. As Chase Claypool explained to PFT after last Sunday’s four-score breakout performance, Claypool expected to have a smaller role until Johnson exited.

This means that Claypool could end up once again having a chance to do great things, for the second straight week.

All other Steelers players are healthy for the biggest game with Cleveland since the 2002 wild-card playoffs, when Pittsburgh won a shootout at Heinz Field. Since then, Pittsburgh has won two Super Bowls — and Cleveland has had a single 10-win season, along with a 4-44 stretch from 2015 through 2017.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Diontae Johnson, David DeCastro out for Steelers on Sunday originally appeared on Pro Football Talk” data-reactid=”26″>Diontae Johnson, David DeCastro out for Steelers on Sunday originally appeared on Pro Football Talk

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