TJ Watt expected to play in AFC North battle between Steelers, Ravens
T.J. Watt is expected to play in the battle between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens in the AFC North.
Watt was placed on injured reserve after tearing his pec Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals. At the time, the Steelers expected Watt to miss about 6 weeks of the season. Watt returned in Week 10 against the New Orleans Saints.
On Saturday, the Steelers upgraded Watt’s status, and the LB had no injury status designation. The status was announced on Twitter, along with the status of WR Diontae Johnson and LB Malik Reed, who are also scheduled to make their return.
Watt was put on the Steelers’ injury report with a rib injury, but it looks like he’s been cleared to play.
Steelers upgraded T.J. Watt, WR Diontae Johnson and LB Malik Reed for Sunday’s game vs. Baltimore and each now has no injury status designation and is expected to play.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) December 10, 2022
Watt has played in five game this season for the Steelers recording 22 total tackles, 3 tackles for loss, and 1.5 sacks. Pittsburgh is 5-7 heading into the matchup with Baltimore.
Kickoff on Sunday will be at 1 p.m. ET on CBS.