If you are one of the few NFL fans who are actually watching the annual Pro Bowl in Orlando, one thing is certain — you don’t want to see any of the players participating from your favorite team get injured.
This is where Pittsburgh Steelers fans had to hold their collective breath when dynamic wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster limped off the field, and was being checked on the sideline, after an awkward tackle during the second quarter of the game.
Here is video of him being evaluated on the sideline.
Smith-Schuster has yet to return to the game, and likely won’t considering it is a meaningless game, but the hope is the injury isn’t serious and is nothing time won’t heal.
To compound this situation is the fact the Steelers and Antonio Brown remain in an impasse with the future of the perennial Pro Bowler in serious doubt. This isn’t to suggest the injury to Smith-Schuster is serious, but to just acknowledge the depth at the position for Pittsburgh heading into the 2019 season.
Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest updates on this story, as well as others, as the Steelers continue throughout the offseason and prepare for the 2019 regular season.