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Faulk likely will be in uniform Sunday

ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams running back Marshall Faulk
probably will be in uniform Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers,
but he most likely would be available only in case of emergency.

Faulk missed the past three games because of a broken left hand
and arthroscopic surgery on his right knee.

St. Louis (4-2) needs him back: Stand-in starter Lamar Gordon
has a sprained ankle and hasn't practiced this week.

Faulk has increased his work load in practice each day this
week, but coach Mike Martz would prefer to keep his star sidelined
until a Nov. 2 game at San Francisco.

"I think he's at the point now where, if needed, he could play
and be all right," Martz said. "But we're going to try and avoid
it at all costs."

Rookie running back Arlen Harris will get his first NFL start
Sunday.