Najee Harris appears on Steelers’ injury report for first time; Chase Claypool misses practice

Najee Harris appeared on the Steelers’ injury report for the first time on Thursday. Pittsburgh’s rookie running back was limited with a foot injury. The Steelers, who are on a short week after defeating the Bears on Monday night, practiced for the first time on Thursday in preparation for Sunday’s home game against the Lions. Pittsburgh will hold one more practice prior to Sunday’s game. 

Chase Claypool was inactive during Thursday’s practice after sustaining a toe injury during Monday’s game. Claypool is currently considered week to week, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Given the severity of his injury, it is looking like Claypool will miss his second game of the season. The second-year receiver missed Pittsburgh’s Week 4 loss to Green Bay with a hamstring injury. 

James Washington would ascend to the No. 2 receiver spot if Claypool is not able to play on Sunday. Ray-Ray McCloud would fill Washington’s usual role as the No. 3 receiver, while Cody White would…

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