James Washington Slated to Start for Steelers One Week after Benching

A week after being held inactive, rookie wideout James Washington is slated for a big role during the Steelers’ Sunday afternoon tilt in Oakland.

His change in opportunity is partly due to the injury of Pittsburgh receiver Justin Hunter who had leapfrogged Washington in reps as of late. But it also comes on the heels of a great few days of work for Washington.

Washington had what he called the