PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will face the Cincinnati Bengals without DeAngelo Williams.
Friday afternoon, the Steelers confirmed that Williams will not be in for the Wild Card Game against the Bengals on Saturday night.READ MORE: North Hills Vs. Woodland Hills Football Game Canceled Due To COVID-19, WPIAL To Decide Forfeit Or No Contest Status
Reports of Williams being out began circulating on Twitter early Friday morning.
Williams left the field with a foot injury during the first half of Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns and did not return for the second half.READ MORE: Pa. Governor Tom Wolf Announces Plan For Mitigating Climate Change Effects
Fitzgerald Toussaint and Jordan Todman will fill in for Williams, who may be available later in the playoffs if Pittsburgh advances. The 32-year-old tied for the NFL lead with 11 rushing touchdowns this season after taking over for All-Pro Le’Veon Bell, who is out for the season with a right knee injury.
Toussaint ran for 24 yards and caught a 2-point conversion after Williams went down in the regular season finale last week against Cleveland. Todman ran for 22 yards on four carries in limited action this season.MORE NEWS: Gov. Tom Wolf: $24M In Funding Available To Address Gun Violence
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