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Antonio Brown of Pittsburgh Steelers more likely to ‘give it a go’ regardless of injured calf

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Pittsburgh Steelers All-Professional large receiver Antonio Brown’s injured calf is “not near 100 p.c,” however he’s more likely to be energetic and “give it a go” in Sunday’s AFC divisional playoff sport towards the Jacksonville Jaguars, a supply advised ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Brown will undergo pregame warmups and check out the calf, the supply stated. He’s nearly one month faraway from torn left calf muscle that occurred towards the Patriots on Dec. 17 and compelled him to overlook the ultimate two video games of the common season.

Sources advised ESPN’s Dan Graziano there are lingering issues about Brown’s calf holding up within the chilly climate at Heinz Subject, however Brown participated in Saturday’s walkthrough and in addition was a full participant in apply on Wednesday and Thursday. Coach Mike Tomlin stated Brown missed Friday’s apply due to an sickness.

Brown’s teammates have maintained for a number of weeks that they consider he shall be again for the playoffs, and Tomlin stated he had seen sufficient out of Brown’s two practices.

“I believe we have all seen Antonio play sufficient that we all know what he is able to,” Tomlin stated Friday.

Brown led the NFL with 1,533 receiving yards regardless of enjoying in solely 14 video games and ranked fourth within the NFL with 9 receiving touchdowns in 2017. He was the league’s solely unanimous All-Professional this season.

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