Steelers LB Jarvis Jones ill, out for Packers game
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones will miss
Sunday’s game against the Packers with an illness.
The team says Jones came down with the illness Saturday
Chris Carter will make his first start of the year in place of
Jones. The Steelers last week also put veteran linebacker LaMarr
Woodley on injured reserve with a right calf injury.
For the Packers, Mike Daniels will make his second start of the
season at defensive end after Johnny Jolly was placed on injured
reserve Saturday with shoulder and neck injuries. Daniels and
linebacker Clay Matthews share the team lead with 6 1-2 sacks.
As expected, Matt Flynn is starting at quarterback for Aaron
Rodgers (left collarbone), out a seventh straight week.
For the Steelers, Cortez Allen will make his third straight
start at left cornerback for William Gay, who is active.
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