The Eagles saw wide receiver Reggie Brown return to the lineup, but Shawn Andrews missed Sunday's clash with the Steelers because of a back injury.
Max Jean-Gilles started in Andrews' absence. The Eagles activated tackle Winston Justice to have an additional reserve lineman and put tight end Matt Schobel on the inactive list. Kevin Curtis missed his third game of the season as he recovers from sports hernia surgery. A.J. Feeley was the third quarterback. Also inactive for the Eagles were linebacker Joe Mays, defensive ends Victor Abiamiri and Bryan Smith and offensive guard Mike McGlynn.
The Steelers were without two of their starters on defense in end Brett Kiesel and cornerback Deshea Townsend. Travis Kirschke started for Kiesel and Bryant McFadden started for Townsend. Dennis Dixon was the third quarterback. Also inactive for Pittsburgh were wide receiver Limas Sweed, linebacker Bruce Davis, offensive tackles Tony Hills and Trai Essex and linebacker Donovan Woods.