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Steelers Star Returned To Practice This Thursday

Steelers helmet.

Steelers helmet.

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a big boost at practice this Thursday. Defensive star Minkah Fitzpatrick finally returned to training camp practice. 

Fitzpatrick had been nursing a wrist injury from falling off a bike just recently. It was previously unclear how much time he was going to miss, but now we know. 

The Steelers activated Fitzpatrick off the non-football injury list this Thursday. He practiced with the team today. 

"Steelers activated S Minkah Fitzpatrick off the Non-Football Injury List and he returned to practice today," said ESPN's Adam Schefter.

A good day for the Steelers, to say the least. The team also signed Diontae Johnson to a two-year, $39.5 million extension this Thursday. 

"It was a relief for me," Johnson said with a smile Thursday, via "Just to be able to get it done, just to get back out there with my brothers is a blessing. I'm happy."

A good day in Pittsburgh.