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Report: DE Smith out, will have MRI

Posted on: February 1, 2011 1:07 am
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Posted by Will Brinson

Aaron Smith's been less mentioned name amongst the two much-needed Steelers unlikely to play in the Super Bowl (center Maurkice Pouncey, using crutches and a golf cart to get around, is the other).

And it looks more and more like Smith won't play. In fact, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Monday afternoon, shortly after the Steelers landed in Dallas, that Smith (and Pouncey) would miss the Super Bowl.

Gerry Dulac cites a source who says that despite the Steelers holding an open roster spot for Smith, he won't play on Sunday because of triceps tear he sustained in Week 6.

Additionally, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Smith will undergo an MRI before Wednesday in order to solidify his status. Smith's currently listed as questionable on the injury report, along with Pouncey.

If Dulac's report is correct, the MRI isn't even necessary and Smith will miss the game regardless. But provided that Schefter's correct, it appears the Steelers may not know for certain whether or not Smith can suit up, although it seems that a determination will be made in time for the Packers to prepare in late-week practice.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 10, 2012 10:06 am
 

Report: DE Smith out, will have MRI

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Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: February 1, 2011 4:28 pm
 

Report: DE Smith out, will have MRI

packers will win..but flozell adams will protect ben/s blind side well..he wnt be outmuscled by another big man..not possible..but raji will be dominant



Since: Dec 10, 2006
Posted on: February 1, 2011 2:44 pm
 

Report: DE Smith out, will have MRI

CBS has been wrong before, I mean according to them Clay Matthews is the DPOY.  We'll see what happens game time.



Since: Mar 12, 2009
Posted on: February 1, 2011 11:56 am
 

Report: DE Smith out, will have MRI

Maybe the big difference is the Steelers lost Smith 10 weeks ago and Ziggy Hood has performed admirably in his place.  While Pouncey was hurt in the last game so we don't really know how the OL will handle not having him in there.



Since: Apr 25, 2007
Posted on: February 1, 2011 8:34 am
 

CBS? strangely I cannot find this story....

where's this story CBS? "CBS Refuses To Air NFLPA Let Them Play Ad"... bought and paid for....



Since: Feb 11, 2009
Posted on: February 1, 2011 4:00 am
 

Report: DE Smith out, will have MRI

The main reason that the concern over Smith's status has been under the media's radar is that the media has been overly fascinated with Pouncey.  Granted, Pouncey, as a rookie being named to the Pro Bowl, has been a solid anchor for a sometimes questionable offensive line.  But the Steelers defensive line has never been suspect and the loss of a key player like Smith would definitely be felt.


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