Friday, December 6, 2013
Woodley, Bell appear good to go
By Scott Brown
PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers will likely have their two best pass-rushers Sunday when they host the Dolphins as well as their leading rusher.
Outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley (calf) and running back Le'Veon Bell (concussion) are listed as probable for the 1 p.m. game at Heinz Field along with starting right guard David DeCastro (foot).
Woodley has missed the past three games, and his anticipated return will allow the Steelers to start him opposite Jason Worilds, who leads the team with six sacks. Woodley has said he will start at left outside linebacker even though Worilds has shined there in his absence.
Bell still has to pass league-mandated concussion tests before he is cleared to return to action.
Unless he suffers a setback Bell will run behind an offensive line that will have its sixth different starting combination this season.
Cody Wallace will make his first career start at center while Mike Adams is likely to start at left tackle with Kelvin Beachum (knee) doubtful to play against the Dolphins.
Adams, who started the first four games at left tackle before losing the job, has been dealing with an ankle injury but he is listed as probable for Sunday.
Nose tackle Steve McLendon (ankle) is questionable for Sunday. Defensive end Brett Keisel (foot) had been ruled out earlier this week for the game.