Steelers injury notes: Sean Davis returns to practice, Joe Haden has ‘contusion’ | TribLIVE.com
Steelers/NFL

Steelers injury notes: Sean Davis returns to practice, Joe Haden has ‘contusion’

Chris Adamski
1535598_web1_gtr-steelers06-080819
Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Steelers cornerback Joe Haden defends on receiver Tevin Jones (he left practice after this play, walking to cart) during practice Aug. 7, 2019 at Saint Vincent College.

For the first time in more than two weeks, Sean Davis took part in Pittsburgh Steelers practice. The veteran starting free safety took all the regular team reps in Tuesday’s session that was abbreviated by rain.

Davis hadn’t practiced since July 28 because of a dislocated finger.

Also taking part Tuesday after missing recent practices and Friday’s preseason game were cornerback Artie Burns, rookie receiver Diontae Johnson and offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva.

Among those who sat out were starters offensive linemen David DeCastro (“camp soreness,” per coach Mike Tomlin) and Maurkice Pouncey, cornerback Joe Haden and inside linebacker Vince Williams (hamstring), in addition to British tight end Christian Scotland-Williamson (undisclosed).

Haden was in street clothes but walking around briskly without a limp or a visible wrap or cast on his feet. Tomlin earlier in the day termed his injury a “contusion.” Haden left the Steelers’ most recent practice, Aug. 7, with an apparent ankle injury.

Tomlin would not divulge what is ailing Pouncey but termed him “day-to-day” and said he “will be back probably sooner than later.” Scotland-Williamson left Friday’s win against Tampa Bay during the first quarter.

Linebacker T.J. Watt (hamstring) and receiver Donte Moncrief (finger) took part in an entire practice for the first time since they suffered their injuries, albeit one that did not include pads and was limited to less than 40 minutes of team drills because of steady rain at Saint Vincent.

Hey, Steelers Nation, get the latest news about the Pittsburgh Steelers here.

Chris Adamski is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Chris by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

Categories: Sports | Steelers
TribLIVE commenting policy

You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.

We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.

While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.

We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers

We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.

We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.

We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.

We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.