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Steelers sustain multiple injuries in the first half of Week 15 vs. the Bengals

Three players have left the game with two being ruled out.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a hole early as they face the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 15. In what has become a very physical game, the Steelers have three players who have left and are questionable to return according to Burt Lauten of the Steelers PR Department.

Following the Steelers first drive of the game, Derek Watt was injured making the tackle on a punt. Taking a shot to the head, Watt is questionable to return for the Steelers with a concussion.

Another player who is questionable to return for the Steelers is inside linebacker Ulysees Gilbert. Unsure when the injury occurred, Gilbert is apparently dealing with an ankle issue.

In the second quarter, Eric Ebron went to the locker room after sustaining a back injury on a play where it appeared he was hit early has he attempted to catch a pass from Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers only have one other tight end on the roster in Vance McDonald should Ebron be unable to return.

UPDATE: Both fullback Derek Watt and tight end Eric Ebron have both been ruled out for the remainder of the game per Burt Lauten of the Steelers PR Department.

Stay tuned to BTSC for continued coverage as the Steelers take on the Bengals in Cincinnati.