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Possible Surprise at Defensive End

Steve McLendon (Bridge photo/USPRESSWIRE)

Cameron Heyward won't be the choice if Ziggy Hood can't play Monday night in San Francisco. Find out the surprise replacement below:

PITTSBURGH -- Steve McLendon said he was used "the majority of practice" with the first team on Monday. The third-year player moved from nose tackle to left defensive end and could make his first career start Monday night in San Francisco in place of Ziggy Hood, who left last Thursday's game with a groin injury. Hood said after the game that it was only a "slight strain... Recommended Stories