Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that S Troy Polamalu is "good to go" for Week Seven after passing a concussion test.
Rashard Mendenhall ran for a season-high 146 yards and a touchdown and the Steelers narrowly avoided a second-half collapse in a 17-13 over Jacksonville on Sunday.
Steelers RB Jonathan Dwyer's duties other than carrying the football are key to him having a role with Pittsburgh this season.
QB Ben Roethlisberger, S George Wilson and PK Sebastian Janikowski were named AFC Players of the Week.
Through five weeks, only one division has all four teams with records of .500 or better: the AFC North.
Ben Roethlisberger tied a team record with five touchdown passes - including two to Hines Ward - and the Steelers rolled past the Titans 38-17 on Sunday.
Recently re-signed OLT Max Starks looks fit, the way we hear it, and if he quickly returns to form, he'll be an asset to a Steelers line that has had a world of trouble protecting the edges.
The Steelers have re-signed OT Max Starks to a one-year contract and released OT Chris Scott, the team announced Wednesday.
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.
They may have their quarterback this coming Sunday, but the Steelers will be without one of their top defensive players for the next few weeks.
After Pittsburgh's 17-10 loss at Houston on Sunday, it's time to consider the Steelers' problems and the club's ways of coping with them in the present and in the future.
A report says that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has a sprained left foot, leaving his availability for Week Five unknown.
Arian Foster rushed for 155 yards Sunday, including the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Texans' 17-10 win vs. the Steelers.
The Steelers' running game has struggled early in the season, with RB Rashard Mendenhall gaining just 3.0 yards per carry in September.
A big defensive play from SS Troy Polamalu and a last-second field goal by Shaun Suisham lifted the Steelers over the Colts 23-20.