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Chargers-Steelers Week 13 Injury Report


In preparation for the primetime matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Chargers released their final injury report of the week on Friday. Melvin Gordon (knee) has officially been declared out after not participating in practice all week. The star running back is week-to-week with an MCL injury sustained during the Cardinals game.

Also ruled out are Brandon Mebane and Joe Barksdale, both for personal reasons.

After participating in limited practice all week, Tyrell Williams (quad) is listed as questionable and will be assessed before the game.

Los Angeles Chargers:

PlayerPositionInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame Status
Antonio GatesTERestDNPFPFP--
Brandon MebaneNTNot Injury RelatedDNPDNPDNPOut
Melvin GordonRBKneeDNPDNPDNPOut
Tyrell WilliamsWRQuadLPLPLPQuestionable
Austin EkelerRBNeckFPFPFP--
Joe BarksdaleOTNot Injury Related----DNPOut

The Black and Gold will be without OT Marcus Gilbert once again. Gilbert has missed the last five games with a knee injury and is the only Steeler marked out.

Likely to not play is S Morgan Burnett (back), listed as doubtful after not practicing all week. Marked as questionable is LB Bud Dupree (pectoral). Dupree has been a playmaker for the Steelers this season, recording 4.5 sacks and one interception.

Pittsburgh Steelers:

PlayerPositionInjuryWednesdayThursdayFridayGame Status
Morgan BurnettSBackDNPDNPDNPDoubtful
Bud DupreeLBPectoralDNPLPFPQuestionable
B.J. FinneyC/GPersonalDNPDNPFP--
Marcus GilbertOTKneeDNPDNPDNPOut
Vance McDonaldTEHipDNPFPFP--
Maurkice PounceyCCoaches DecisionDNPFPFP--
Ben RoethlisbergerQBCoaches DecisionDNPFPFP--
Stephon TuittDEElbowLPFPFP--
Xavier GrimbleTEConcussionFPFPFP--
Ramon FosterGCoaches Decision--DNPFP--
Cameron SuttonCBPersonal----DNPQuestionable

Practice Status

  • DNP- Did not participate in practice
  • LP- Limited participation in practice
  • FP- Full participation
  • (-)- Not listed

Game Status

  • Out- Player will not play
  • Doubtful- Player is unlikely to play
  • Questionable- Player is not certain to play
  • (-)- Not listed

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