The Steelers wrapped up their regular practice preparations on Friday to get ready to face the Browns on Sunday. Running back Rashard Mendenhall (illness) returned to practice fully on Friday after sitting out Thursday with the flu and has been removed from the injury report. Guard Trai Essex (ankle), linebacker James Farrior (elbow), defensive end Travis Kirschke (back), running back Willie Parker (toe) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) all practiced fully again on Friday and are all listed as probable on the injury report. Linebacker Andre Frazier (thigh) also practice fully on Friday after being limited on Thursday and he too is listed as probable on Friday.
For the Browns on Friday, cornerback Anthony Madison (illness) practiced fully and was removed from the injury report after sitting out on Thursday. Defensive end Kenyon Coleman (groin), tight end Steve Heiden (knee), defensive end Robaire Smith (calf), linebacker Eric Barton (neck), kicker Phil Dawson (calf), guard Rex Hadnot (knee) and linebacker D\’Qwell Jackson (hamstring) were all limited on Friday and are all listed as questionable on the injury report. Nose tackle Shaun Rogers (foot), safety Mike Adams (groin), linebacker David Bowens (knee), running back Jamal Lewis (hamstring), tight end Robert Royal (foot, finger), cornerback Gerard Lawson (groin), tackle John St. Clair (thumb), linebacker Kamerion Wimbley (shoulder), guard Floyd Womack (ankle) and punter Dave Zastudil (knee) all practiced fully on Friday and are were listed as probable.