Four games into the season, the Pittsburgh Steelers already have started three players at right guard and two at right tackle. Heading into their fifth game, they might be looking at a fourth offensive line configuration.
Veteran former All-Pros Maurkice Pouncey (foot) and David DeCastro (abdomen) left Sunday’s 38-29 win against the Philadelphia Eagles because of injury. Pouncey was replaced by J.C. Hassenauer at center, and rookie Kevin Dotson spelled DeCastro at right guard.
Coach Mike Tomlin will update the statuses of Pouncey and DeCastro on Tuesday, but if neither can play, that would mean that the Steelers’ three starters from center to the right on their offensive line will enter Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns with a combined six NFL starts.
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