PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Steelers defensive lineman Stephon Tuitt is out for the year.
An MRI revealed that Tuitt tore his pectoral muscle and will need surgery.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Moves 20th Anniversary Light Up Night Celebration To Saturday
Tuitt apparently suffered the injury in Sunday’s win against the Chargers. He left the game in the first quarter and did not return.
ESPN’s Chris Mortensen first reported the news.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 574 New Cases, 2 Additional Deaths
The @Steelers outstanding DL Stephon Tuitt did tear pectoral and will need surgery, out for year, per sources. No longer a “fear” but reality. Another huge setback for team.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) October 14, 2019MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 5,786 New Cases, 72 Additional Deaths