Steelers’ Pat Freiermuth out after aggravating hamstring damage

PITTSBURGH — Regardless of coming off a bye week, the Pittsburgh Steelers will not have a full complement of offensive gamers towards the Los Angeles Rams.

After aggravating his hamstring damage in Thursday’s observe, tight finish Pat Freiermuth has been dominated out for Sunday’s recreation.

“It is robust,” rookie tight finish Darnell Washington stated of Freiermuth’s damage. “He only in the near past obtained again … issues like that occur, nevertheless it’s robust for the staff.”

Freiermuth missed Pittsburgh’s Week 5 win towards the Baltimore Ravens after initially sustaining the hamstring damage in a Week 4 loss to the Houston Texans. However he appeared on monitor to return after the bye week and was a full participant in Wednesday’s observe.

He was downgraded to restricted on Thursday and did not observe Friday.

With out Freiermuth towards the Ravens, Washington performed 45 offensive snaps, a big improve from his 25 per week earlier towards the Texans.

“I really feel like every week is a chance,” stated Washington, who has one reception for 10 yards on three targets. “I really feel like with simply the quantity I obtained on my plate — I really feel prefer it’s an honest quantity — I will simply say every week is alternative for me to play.”

Linebacker T.J. Watt, who popped up on Thursday’s damage report with a heel situation, was a full participant Friday and never listed on the day’s damage report.

“(It is) minor,” Watt stated of the damage. “I really feel nice. I had a superb day at observe as we speak.”

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