Washington caught three of his six targets for 52 yards. If Washington misses time, recent popular pickup, Johnson, could benefit the most, although the Steelers may be without QB Mason Rudolph after a concussion. Holton would move up the depth chart as well.
It doesn't look like Whalen is going to be ready for Week 1 against the Rams. Gehlken added Whalen could be a candidate for injury settlement. The Raiders just traded Ryan Switzer to the Steelers and Whalen was among those battling for the slot receiver job.