Steelers left guard Chris Kemoeatu, held out of practice all
week with knee and ankle injuries, was inactive for Sunday night’s
game against New England.
The Steelers also were without left tackle Max Starks (neck),
who is out for the season. Jonathan Scott started for Starks and
Ramon Foster replaced Kemoeatu.
The Patriots didn’t activate running back Fred Taylor, wide
receiver Taylor Price, cornerback Darius Butler, safety Jarrad
Page, offensive linemen Rich Ohrnberger and Mark LeVoir, center
Stephen Neal and defensive lineman Myron Pryor.
Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel (hamstring) was inactive for
the third time in four games. Pittsburgh also held out safety Will
Allen (concussion, illness), running back Jonathan Dwyer, wide
receiver Antonio Brown and defensive end Aaron Smith (triceps), who
may miss the rest of the season.