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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:

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Antonio Gates TE Rest DNP FP FP --
Brandon Mebane NT Not Injury Related DNP DNP DNP Out
Melvin Gordon RB Knee DNP DNP DNP Out
Tyrell Williams WR Quad LP LP LP Questionable
Austin Ekeler RB Neck FP FP FP --
Joe Barksdale OT Not Injury Related -- -- DNP Out

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:

Player Position Injury Wednesday Thursday Friday Game Status
Morgan Burnett S Back DNP DNP DNP Doubtful
Bud Dupree LB Pectoral DNP LP FP Questionable
B.J. Finney C/G Personal DNP DNP FP --
Marcus Gilbert OT Knee DNP DNP DNP Out
Vance McDonald TE Hip DNP FP FP --
Maurkice Pouncey C Coaches Decision DNP FP FP --
Ben Roethlisberger QB Coaches Decision DNP FP FP --
Stephon Tuitt DE Elbow LP FP FP --
Xavier Grimble TE Concussion FP FP FP --
Ramon Foster G Coaches Decision -- DNP FP --
Cameron Sutton CB Personal -- -- DNP Questionable

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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