Pittsburgh Steelers DE Aaron Smith Out for the Season?

Posted: 14th October 2009 by Jonathan Cyprowski in NFL
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á Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith is in danger of being placed on the IR for the second time in three seasons. After missing the better portion of the 2007 season with a torn biceps, Smith suffered a partial tear of his right rotator cuff this past Sunday in Detroit. The injury could sideline him for up to three months. The partial tear of SmithÆs rotator cuff was found during an evaluation Tuesday morning with team doctors. Smith is now weighing his options between having surgery on his injured shoulder and trying to play through it. Smith and specialists are supposed to make a decision sometime Wednesday morning. While he may be able to play through the injury, Smith is in danger of worsening his existing condition to a career-threatening level if he decides to do so.á U ...

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