By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is reportedly expected to be placed on injured reserve after injuring his shoulder in Sunday’s game against the Broncos.
Smith-Schuster left the game with a shoulder injury and did not return.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gerry Dulac reports the receiver is expected to be placed on injured reserve.
Steelers expected to put JuJu Smith-Schuster on injured reserve and are fearful he will miss rest of the season after injuring his shoulder vs Broncos, per sources.
— Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) October 11, 2021
The wide receiver told KDKA’s Rich Walsh at a fundraiser for his foundation on Monday that he will miss the rest of the season.
Juju Smith-Schuster was very emotional at his foundations charity event tonight talking about his injury and football.
Juju will have surgery on Wednesday and will be out for the remainder of the season. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/l2vLS7nZyJ
— Rich Walsh KDKA (@RichieWalsh) October 12, 2021
Smith-Schuster said he will have surgery on Wednesday after dislocating and fracturing his shoulder in the game.