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Ryan Clark won't play in Denver

Updated: September 10, 2012, 5:05 PM ET
By Stephania Bell | ESPN.com

When the Steelers open their season against the Broncos on Sunday night, Pittsburgh safety Ryan Clark will not play because of the health risks imposed by Denver's high altitude.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin made the same decision last January when he chose to sit Clark, who carries the sickle cell trait, in Denver for what turned out to be a season-ending playoff loss for Pittsburgh.

"That has been our position in the past and will continue to be our position," Tomlin on Tuesday ...

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