Taking advantage of increased playing time at end instead of his customary nose tackle spot, Javon Hargrave has made Stephon Tuitt’s absence negligible, and his play up front has helped spark a defensive resurgence for the 7-5 Steelers.
A new single-season franchise record for sacks (56): 1️⃣2️⃣.0️⃣ Heyward 8️⃣.0️⃣ Williams 7️⃣.0️⃣ Watt 6️⃣.0️⃣ Dupree 4️⃣.0️⃣ Alualu, Hilton 3️⃣.0️⃣ Chickillo, Tuitt 2️⃣.0️⃣ Hargrave, Walton 1️⃣.0️⃣ Davis, Fort, Haden, Spence
Some good news for the #Steelers . Source says DE Stephon Tuitt is week-to-week with a biceps injury. Not season-ending. “He’s OK,” one said.
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Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt signed $61M deal Saturday. Today team fears he tore his biceps. Monday is MRI. If torn, his season would be over.