All the Steelers who were probable on the injury report are active for Monday's game against Houston. The list includes defensive end Cameron Heyward (ankle), running back Will Johnson (illness), defensive end Brett Keisel (knee) and safety Mike Mitchell (knee).
The Steelers declared cornerback Ike Taylor (forearm), linebacker Ryan Shazier (knee), safety Shamarko Thomas (hamstring), nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder), quarterback Landry Jones, guard Christopher Hubbard and wideout Justin Brown inactive for Monday's game against the Texans.
Buccaneers rookie tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins said the team's Week 7 bye helped his sore ankle, reports the Tampa Tribune.
"When you don't have to practice and you're not hitting people every day, you're definitely going to feel better and get your legs under you," he told the paper. "I think having a little more rest definitely gives you a fresh mind and a fresh body."