Sources: Newly re-signed Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt feared to have ripped biceps

The Pittsburgh Steelers fear defensive finish Stephon Tuitt suffered a ripped biceps Sunday, a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.


If an MRI that, according to sources, is scheduled Monday confirms that a biceps is torn, Tuitt would skip a season.

DE Tuitt gets 5-year prolongation from Steelers

Stephon Tuitt was given a five-year extension, creation a Steelers a usually NFL group with dual DEs in a 3-4 intrigue with contracts in additional of $50 million.

Tuitt sealed an prolongation Saturday that is partial of a new six-year deal. Sources told Schefter that understanding is value $61 million.

Tuitt, a second-round collect in 2014, has 108 tackles and 11.5 sacks in 3 seasons and combined a tackler in Sunday’s win over a Browns.


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