Pittsburgh Steelers star outdoors linebacker T.J. Watt has been dominated out for Sunday’s matchup towards the Cincinnati Bengals with a groin harm, in line with NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport.
Watt suffered a groin harm in a 26-17 Week 2 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders. The information comes after the 26-year-old mentioned Friday that the “door was open” for him to play this weekend.
Watt recorded a career-high 15 sacks, one interception, two compelled fumbles, seven passes defensed, 53 tackles, 23 tackles for a loss and 41 quarterback hits final season.
The three-time Professional Bowler was rewarded for his efforts earlier this month, placing pen to paper on a five-year, $112 million contract, making him the NFL’s highest-paid defensive participant.
Pittsburgh shelling out the dough already seems to be effectively value it regardless of Watt’s harm. He has three sacks, two compelled fumbles, seven tackles, one sort out for a loss and 6 quarterback hits in two video games this season.
Melvin Ingram III and Jamir Jones ought to see extra taking part in time this weekend.
Ingram signed a one-year cope with the Steelers in July after spending the primary 9 seasons of his profession with the Los Angeles Chargers. Jones signed with the Steelers in April after going undrafted in 2020.