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While the full extent of his injury has yet to be determined, players and coaches looked concerned at practice after Ramon Foster was carted off the field during training camp

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The PIttsburgh Steelers may have only been in camp for four days, but there is already a potentially serious injury to worry about. While there has been no official word yet from the team about the full extent of his injury, seeing veteran guard Ramon Foster being carted off the field on Saturday was a troubling sight for both fans and teammates alike.

Judging by the comments posted on social media by the various beat writers on hand at Latrobe who saw Foster get hurt, it would appear he suffered some sort of knee injury during a live passing drill, and at first glance, it did not look good.

While there is little point trying to speculate about the severity of the injury based on eyewitness accounts, the look of concern on the faces of players like Ben Roethlisberger and Ryan Shazier is far from comforting. The look of dejection on the face of Foster is certainly upsetting.

B.J. Finney replaced him at left guard for the rest of the practice session and he would be the next man up until Foster is able to return. Entering his final season under contract with Pittsburgh in 2018, it would be heartbreaking to learn that this injury could jeopardize what might be Foster’s last year with the Steelers. Fans should have their fingers crossed the team will have some positive news to share once the medical staff have had a chance to do an evaluation.

Unfortunately, Mike Tomlin was not in a position to pass on that information quite yet when he spoke about Foster in his post-practice media session.

“Ramon Foster went down with a lower body injury. He’s being evaluated. When I get further definitive information I’ll share that with you.”

When more information becomes available, we will be sure to update this article.