Steelers deactivate two linemen
Pittsburgh Steelers starting defensive linemen Casey Hampton and Aaron Smith are on the inactive list for Sunday’s game against Jacksonville.
Hampton misses his second straight game with a knee injury while Smith misses his second in a row with a foot injury. Chris Hoke will start at nose tackle for Hampton, while Ziggy Hood will start for Smith.
Linebacker James Harrison, running back Mewelde Moore, guard Chris Kemoeatu, tackle Marcus Gilbert and linebacker Jason Worilds are also inactive for the Steelers.
Cornerback Derek Cox, linebacker Clint Session, running back Montell Owens, center Jason Spitz, guard Eben Britton, wide receiver Kassim Osgood and defensive tackle Nate Collins are inactive for Jacksonville.