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Steelers' Woodley expects to face Browns despite bad hamstring

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a short week of preparation heading into Thursday night's game against the struggling Cleveland Browns, making it a quick turnaround for the team's injured players.

Coach Mike Tomlin said Monday that right guard Ramon Foster is questionable after spraining his left ankle this past Sunday, while the team would continue to evaluate linebacker LaMarr Woodley after he tweaked his tender left hamstring and sat out the final three quarters against the Cincinnati Bengals.

"Obviously, (Woodley) felt something, and he was mature enough to not do any further damage to it," Tomlin said. "We appreciate that. We will see if that provides an opportunity for us to put him in play this week."

Woodley, who has promised to play each week since injuring the hamstring during an Oct. 30 victory over the New England Patriots, believes he'll be good to go.

"I wasn't going to play the whole game (against the Bengals), and once we started putting points on the board, (we decided) to let the guys go and take care of it," Woodley said.

Tomlin also said injured linebacker Larry Foote has a "legitimate" chance to play after sitting out last week with a hamstring injury.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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