The Pittsburgh Steelers were down a running back with the loss of Rashard Mendenhall to a torn ACL during Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. While Isaac Redman is going to stat and John Clay is his backup, the Steelers still need a bit more depth at the position. On Wednesday morning, the team announced that linebacker Chris Carter was placed on injured reserve and that undrafted rookie free agent Chad Spann was promoted from the practice squad.
We have placed LB Chris Carter on IR and added RB Chad Spann (Northern Illinois) to the active roster from our practice squad.— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) January 4, 2012
With the addition of Spann to the roster, this would appear to be a clear indication that Mewelde Moore will be unable to play due to his knee injury.
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