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For Steelers vs. Panthers, Marcus Gilbert, Dan McCullers out; Ryan Switzer, James Washington in

Chris Adamski
| Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Pittsburgh Steelers's Ryan Switzer eludes Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Jordan Whitehead (31) on the kickoff during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Pittsburgh Steelers's Ryan Switzer eludes Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive back Jordan Whitehead (31) on the kickoff during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Right tackle Marcus Gilbert will miss his third consecutive game because of a knee injury, the only starter ruled out for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game Thursday against the Carolina Panthers.

Gilbert did not take part in the lone practice of the short work week, and he was ruled out on the Steelers’ official injury report released Wednesday afternoon. The only other player ruled out was reserve defensive lineman Dan McCullers, who has an ankle injury.

Receivers James Washington (knee) and Ryan Switzer (ankle) will play despite being listed on the injury report.

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play, as he has the past 1½ games, with a fractured left (non-throwing) index finger.

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Chris Adamski is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Chris at cadamski@tribweb.com or via Twitter @C_AdamskiTrib.

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