When evaluating Smith-Schuster’s injury status, his chances of playing in the regular season will depend on his recovery time and strength. The wide receiver has been out with a knee injury since mid-August and missed two exhibition games. However, he claims that his knee is “great” now and 100%.
juju smith schuster undergoing surgery
After being injured in Week 5 of the Steelers’ season, JuJu Smith-Schuster will be undergoing surgery to repair a shoulder injury. The wide receiver, who was signed by the team in the offseason, is expected to miss the remainder of the 2020 season and possibly all of 2021. Smith-Schuster suffered the injury during a collision with Broncos safety Kareem Jackson in the second quarter. He was immediately helped off the field and was in obvious pain when the Steelers’ medical staff arrived to help him.
The Steelers are now evaluating the injury, and it is expected to cause Smith-Schuster to miss Week 6. Smith-Schuster’s surgery is expected to take about five to six weeks to complete. Despite his injury, the Steelers are preparing to play against the Seattle Seahawks in Week 6.
Smith-Schuster ruled out for rest of game vs. Broncos
Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster has been ruled out for the rest of the game with a shoulder . Smith-Schuster was injured during the second quarter when he was hit by Broncos safety Kareem Jackson. He was taken to the locker room after he got hurt.
Smith-Schuster’s injury is not expected to be serious. The Steelers wide receiver has struggled offensively this season. He caught just 15 passes for 129 yards through four games and has zero touchdowns. On Sunday, Smith-Schuster was in pain as he walked off the field. His absence will hurt the Steelers’ offense, which has a mediocre start.
Smith-Schuster fractured his right hand vs. Cal
USC wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster fractured a bone in his right hand during the Trojans’ 27-21 win over Cal on Saturday. The injury occurred on a kickoff return in the first quarter. He will undergo surgery to repair the hand. The surgery could be over within three days, but it will likely mean that Smith-Schuster will miss several weeks.
Smith-Schuster has been dealing with a rough start to the season. In four games, he has tallied only 15 catches for 129 yards and zero trips to the end zone. In addition, he has only commanded one pass target through the air and has taken two jet sweeps for six yards. But Smith-Schuster has been playing through a rib injury. With this injury, the Steelers hold a 17-point lead over the Broncos.
Smith-Schuster injured his shoulder vs. Denver Broncos
Steelers wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster injured his shoulder during Sunday’s game against the Broncos. He suffered the injury after he absorbed a hit from Broncos safety Kareem Jackson during a jet sweep. During the game, the Steelers’ medical staff helped Smith-Schuster off the field and back to the locker room. Although the extent of the injury is unclear, he is expected to return to the game by Week 5.
The Steelers have had injury woes at wide receiver. JuJu Smith-Schuster had to leave the game in pain during a first-half collision with Broncos safety Kareem Jackson. After the hit, Smith-Schuster needed help to walk off the field. The injury is not serious, but he will miss at least a few weeks.
Thomas tweaked his foot at practice
New Orleans Saints quarterback James Winston has tweaked his foot in practice and will likely be out for at least one game. The injury isn’t considered a major one, according to Nick Underhill, who tweeted on Monday that Winston isn’t worried. Winston will be a huge part of the Saints’ offense this season, and any reps he can get will be valuable. Last season, Winston had an impressive 59 percent completion percentage and 14 touchdowns with only three interceptions.
Winston left practice early Monday after tweaking his foot during 7-on-7 drills. While Winston may be out for one or two weeks, he has about a month to get back to practice before the season opener against the Atlanta Falcons. However, he is still expected to play in a few preseason games. Despite the injury, the Saints have made some moves to improve their passing game. The Saints also signed veteran receiver Jarvis Landry, who was a free agent after last season. Meanwhile, star wide receiver Michael Thomas has been working his way back from an ankle injury.