WR Jeremy Maclin (concussion) will not play against Steelers

Oct. 25, 2015; Kansas City, MO; General view from the press box before the Week 7 game between the Steelers and Chiefs. (Credit: Teope)

Oct. 25, 2015; Kansas City, MO; General view from the press box before the Week 7 game between the Steelers and Chiefs. (Credit: Teope)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin (concussion) is inactive for Sunday’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Maclin, who suffered the concussion in Week 6, entered the game on the injury report as questionable. He practiced in a limited fashion Friday after missing Thursday and Wednesday.

Rookie Chris Conley will start in Maclin’s place

The remaining inactives are quarterback Aaron Murray, cornerback Marcus Cooper, defensive end Mike DeVito, offensive lineman Jah Reid, linebaker Ramik Wilson and tight end Brian Parker.

The Chiefs previously ruled out DeVito (concussion) on Friday’s injury report after he missed all three days of practice. DeVito suffered the concussion in Week 6.

With DeVito down, rookie defensive lineman Rakeem Nunez-Roches is active for a second straight game.

Wilson (ankle, knee) missed all three days of practice, but the Chiefs will have linebacker Josh Mauga (groin, Achilles) back.

Also of note, defensive tackle Dontari Poe (high-ankle sprain) is active.

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Herbie Teope is the lead Chiefs beat writer for ChiefsDigest.com and The Topeka Capital-Journal. Use the contact page to reach him or find him on Twitter: @HerbieTeope.

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