The Steelers reportedly feared James Conner's shoulder injury suffered during Monday's win over the Dolphins could be season-ending.
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"Trent wants to put this all behind him, not relive a painful experience when his life was in danger," the statement read, in part.
Pittsburgh promoted running back Tony Brooks-James to the 53-man roster in a corresponding move.
Newton will reportedly use the weekend to consider his recovery options after visiting a foot specialist on Friday.
Conner had his arm in a sling after leaving the team's win over the Dolphins on Monday late in the fourth quarter.
Mahomes is listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup, nearly three weeks after dislocating his right kneecap against the Broncos.
The Browns quarterback became frustrated while speaking Wednesday with Browns beat writer Tony Grossi.
He joins Lance Stephenson and Jeremy Lin, who will play for the Liaoning Flying Leopards and Beijing Ducks, respectively, this season.
"Frankly, he deserves better than 1-6," general manager Joe Douglas said Tuesday.
Young already had X-rays and will undergo further testing, though the team is reportedly "optimistic" the injury isn’t serious.