Steelers QB Landry Jones has a "pretty severe" low-ankle sprain, and is expected to be the Steelers' No. 3 quarterback after the bye.
Landry Jones will have an MRI on his left ankle.
Landry Jones exited the Steelers' Week 10 game against the Browns with a left ankle injury and is questionable to return.
Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal confirmed Landry Jones is expected to start Sunday against the Browns.
Landry Jones completed 16-of-29 passes for 209 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions in the Steelers' Week 7 loss to Kansas City.
ESPN's Ed Werder reports Landry Jones will start Week 7 Sunday against the Chiefs.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports "nothing has changed" regarding the Steelers' plans to start Landry Jones in Week 7.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said the team is operating as if Landry Jones will start at quarterback against the Chiefs.
Landry Jones completed eight of 12 passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns with one rushing attempt for -1 yard in the Steelers' Week 6 win over the Cardinals.
Landry Jones completed 16-of-32 passes for 135 yards in the Steelers' Hall of Fame Game clash with the Vikings.
Landry Jones may play the entire game in Sunday's preseason opener against the Vikings.
Third-year Steelers backup QB Landry Jones said Sunday "I have to figure out what style of quarterback I’m going to be."
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Landry Jones' accuracy "hasn't improved."
Landry Jones and Tajh Boyd are competing for the Steelers' No. 3 quarterback job.