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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Kids, they truly do say the darnedest things, don’t they?READ MORE: Report: Steelers Request To Interview Kris Richard For Defensive Coordinator Opening
As the Steelers get ready for their Wild Card date with the Kansas City Chiefs, one Steelers’ son had some concern that the team MVP might not be able to take the field on Sunday night.
“TJ’s playing this week?” Cam Heyward asked. “He got hit in the nuts last week, my son watched it and said, ‘TJ got hit in the hot dog!'”READ MORE: Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey Makes Good On Bet With Kansas City Mayor
Watt only played about half the snaps in Week 16 against the Chiefs as he was dealing with a rib injury.
“He was dealing with a lot,” Heyward said. “Hopefully, he’s able to go 100-percent.”MORE NEWS: Report: Steelers Request To Interview Giants Defensive Coordinator Patrick Graham
Watt was not listed on the team’s injury report and as of Thursday morning is expected to play against the Chiefs.