- RB C.J. Anderson has been medically cleared to return to practice following a concussion he suffered a few weeks ago. (Mike Klis)
- WR Dwayne Bowe is dealing with a finger injury that could explain his drops. (Adam Teicher)
- S Eric Berry, DE Mike DeVito and DL Mike Catapano won’t play against the Panthers this weekend. (Adam Teicher)
- HC Jay Gruden mentioned Thursday that WR Leonard Hankerson could open the season the reserve/PUP list.
- HC Mike Tomlin told reporters that LS Greg Warren will be out four weeks with a meniscus tear. (Gerry Dulac)
- No. 1 overall pick OLB Jadeveon Clowney has “come as advertised.” (Albert Breer)
- Offensive linemen Derek Newton and Ben Jones appear to be “making strides.” (Albert Breer)