Tomlin: Curtis Brown has a torn left ACL. Steve McLendon is out this week with a right ankle sprain.
Steelers NT Steve McLendon expected to miss a few weeks with ankle injury, but overall positive prognosis. Not as bas as first feared
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon knows the defense has not performed up to its usual standards this season. But seeing the Steelers with a 29 next to their name in one notable category in the NFL's weekly statistics nearly left McLendon speechless. The category is run defense and that would..." October 05
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Don't get Steve McLendon wrong — he's quite happy taking over for Pro Bowl nose tackle Casey Hampton. But the undrafted free agent out of Troy wants more … much more. McLendon wouldn't mind sliding over to defensive end on third downs when the Steelers are in their nickel package in order..." June 05
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "What do you do when you combine nose tackles Casey Hampton, Jay Ratliff and Chris Hoke? "You get the typical Steve McLendon," Steve McLendon said. Meet the Steelers' new starting nose tackle. If you thought the old one who held that job the past 12 years played with confidence and candor,..." May 29