By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick is off the reserve/COVID-19 list.READ MORE: Steelers Expect T.J. Watt, Minkah Fitzpatrick And Joe Haden To Return This Week
Fitzpatrick was activated Thursday, clearing him to play this weekend.
READ MORE: Steelers 4th Quarter Comeback Not Enough In 41-37 Loss To Chargers
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The Steelers defense needs a boost, falling 41-37 to the Chargers last week without Fitzpatrick, star edge rusher T.J. Watt (hip and knee) and starting cornerback Joe Haden (foot).
Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he expected to get all three defensemen back this week. On Thursday, Watt was limited at practice for the second straight day and Haden was also back in a limited role.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Steelers' T.J. Watt, Joe Haden And Kevin Dotson To Miss Sunday's Game Against Los Angeles Chargers
The Steelers will head to Cincinnati to face off against the Bengals on Sunday.