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Jeremy Maclin won’t play for Chiefs Sunday, Ben Roethlisberger out for Steelers

Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (19) left last Sunday’s game in the fourth quarter with a concussion.
Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (19) left last Sunday’s game in the fourth quarter with a concussion. deulitt@kcstar.com

Chiefs leading receiver Jeremy Maclin will not play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Maclin, who has 39 receptions for 531 yards, suffered a concussion in last week’s loss at Minnesota. So did defensive end Mike DeVito, who is also on the inactive list.

Linebacker Ramik Wilson, who suffered a leg injury last week, quarterback Aaron Murray, cornerback Marcus Cooper, offensive lineman Jah Reid and tight end Brian Parker are also on the inactive list.

Chris Conley is set to start at wide receiver, Jaye Howard at defensive end and Dontari Poe at nose tackle.

There was speculation that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethisberger would return from a knee injury this week. But he was listed among Steelers’ inactives, along with quarterback Michael Vick, safety Will Allen, linebacker Terence Garvin, offensive tackle Byron Stingily, tight end Jesse James and defensive end Stephon Truitt.

Landry Jones, the former Oklahoma Sooners quarterback standout, will make his first NFL start for the Steelers.

Blair Kerkhoff: 816-234-4730, @BlairKerkhoff

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