The Steelers had a surprise participant at practice Wednesday as cornerback Bryant McFadden was working in the team portion of drills as he continues to recover from a high ankle sprain.
McFadden is listed as doubtful to play Sunday at Denver and likely won't play as he'll take another week to rest his ankle injury, but the fact he was able to get on the field and run and cut was a promising sign.
Troy Polamalu was icing the left side of his rib cage following practice Wednesday, but will be good to go Sunday in Denver.
Hines Ward proclaimed himself at 100 percent.
Casey Hampton will try to practice Thursday and will definitely be ready to go by Friday.