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Vance McDonald

Vance McDonald TE - PIT

Experience: 6 YRS  
Height: 6'4"  
Weight: 267 
Bye: 7

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Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) is active for today’s game against the Ravens. He put in a full practice on Friday, so we’re expecting him to play his usual role.

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Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) is listed as questionable for this weekend's game against the Ravens. He put in a full practice on Friday, though, so we're expecting McDonald to play. Of course, he's a shaky fantasy option with Mason Rudolph under center.

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Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) remained sidelined on Thursday. It doesn't look like he'll be ready for this weekend's game against the Ravens, leaving recently acquired Nick Vannett as Pittsburgh's lead TE again.

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Steelers TE Vance McDonald (shoulder) is inactive for tonight’s game against Cincinnati. Meanwhile, newly acquired TE Nick Vannett will make his Steelers debut.

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Steelers TE Vance McDonald is doubtful for Monday night's game against the Bengals. He missed practice all week with a shoulder injury. Nick Vannett could be in for immediate action less than a week after Pittsburgh acquired him from the Seahawks. RB Jaylen Samuels -- who played some TE among multiple positions in college -- could also be a part of the fill-in plan.

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Injury Predictor

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
3.00 5.5% 59.8%
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Date Injury Analysis
Jul 25, 2018 Pedal Foot McDonald sustained an unspecified foot injury in a training camp practice, sat out the full preseason and then missed the regular-season opener.
Dec 10, 2017 Shoulder McDonald suffered an unspecified shoulder injury in the 2nd half against the Ravens. He left that contest early and missed 1 more.
Nov 12, 2017 Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 McDonald returned to the game after injuring his right ankle against the Colts, but the issue would cost him the next 3 weeks.
Oct 22, 2017 Knee Bruise McDonald suffered a knee bruise and missed 1 game.
Sep 14, 2017 Back Lower Lumbar Muscle Spasms McDonald practiced Wednesday before sitting out the final 2 workouts and the Week 2 game with a back issue. He returned the following week.
Dec 11, 2016 Shoulder McDonald suffered an unspecified right shoulder injury when he took a hard hit against the Jets. He landed on IR before the next game.
Sep 25, 2016 Inguinal Hip Sprain McDonald took a hard hit to his hip and exited the game in the 2nd quarter. He sat out the rest of the day and missed the next 2 contests.
Dec 6, 2015 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 McDonald suffered a concussion in the 2nd quarter against the Bears. He missed 1 more game.
Nov 18, 2014 Back Vertebral Disc Hernia McDonald suffered a back injury vs. the Giants or in practice just afterward. The issue worsened to the point that he landed on IR and required surgery for an unspecified disc issue.
Sep 14, 2014 Knee Strain Grade 1 McDonald suffered an unspecified right knee injury that cost him 2 games. MRI and X-ray revealed no structural damage.
Dec 1, 2013 Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 McDonald left in the 1st half with a right ankle sprain but returned in the 2nd half and played the next game. He missed the game after that, though, amid 3 straight "questionable" designations.
Oct 13, 2012 Pedal Toe Turf Toe McDonald lost 3 games to a toe injury as a college senior.
Sep 4, 2010 Shoulder McDonald missed 2 games with an unspecified shoulder injury. He had 2 shoulder surgeries during his college career as well.

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