Dawkins misses practice; Roethlisberger suffered setback at Cleveland

The Broncos are again without S Brian Dawkins at practice today due to the neck injury referred to two weeks ago as potentially being a career ender. FB Spencer Larsen is also out of action and expected to miss Sunday's game against the Steelers as a result of a knee sprain suffered against Kansas City.

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger admits to having suffered a setback on Sunday to his pre-existing left high-ankle sprain. He called his ankle a '5' on a scale of 1 to 10.

Meanwhile, Pittsburgh addressed their injury-plagued running back corps by adding Chad Spann from their practice squad and placing LB Chris Carter on IR to create space for him on the roster. The promotion of Spann was prompted by the season-ending knee injury to Rashard Mendenhall and the strong possibility that Mewelde Moore will be unable to go due to his own knee injury.

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