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TE Ladarius Green (concussion) will likely miss 4th game in a row

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green (concussion) is doubtful for Sunday's divisional playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Green will likely miss his fourth straight game and hasn't practiced all week. This affects the Steelers' offense in the short term, and possibly the long term, since he came to Pittsburgh as a free agent in 2016 with a concussion history during his four-year stint with the San Diego Chargers.

Jesse James will get the start at tight end. Xavier Grimble and David Johnson will back him up. All three should see the field in the running or passing game.

Green missed the first eight games of the season with an ankle injury, but he was making plays before the latest concussion, averaging 68.5 yards per game in his last four contests. Green was a practice fixture last week but suffered a concussion protocol setback and missed the Friday practice before the AFC wild card.

In other Steelers injury news, linebacker Anthony Chickillo (ankle) will not play, and two Steelers are questionable -- defensive end Ricardo Mathews (ankle) and running back Fitz Toussaint (concussion).