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Major update on star Steelers defender’s injury

Cam Heyward will miss half of the season

NFL: Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports

Week 1 of the NFL season saw a myriad of injuries impact teams around the league, especially some key AFC contenders. While Aaron Rodgers got most of the attention (No Dorian Thompson-Robinson is not getting traded there), injuries piled up in the AFC North.

While the Cleveland Browns lost Jack Conklin, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers had numerous concerning injuries.

For Week 2, the Steelers will be without WR Diontae Johnson and DL Cam Heyward. Now we have even more information on Heyward’s injury:

Cleveland and Pittsburgh square off again in Week 11 which could be Heyward’s first game back depending on his recovery schedule.

How big of a deal do you think Heyward’s injury is for Pittsburgh?