FB David Johnson Reportedly Suffers Torn ACL

The news on the injury for FB David Johnson is NOT good, as Ed Bouchette on Twitter reports that it’s believed the injury to Johnson is a torn ACL, which of course would quickly end his 2012 season.

Johnson was hurt in the Steelers first drive of the first quarter of their 24-23 loss to the Eagles.

Johnson was in line for lead-blocking duties in Todd Haley‘s new offense. Undrafted West Virginia rookie Will Johnson is the only other fullback on the roster, so the Steelers will be forced to add another lead blocker next week.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Tags: ,

About the author: Matt Loede


Website: http://www.nflgridirongab.com


Recent posts in Injuries



  • George H

    I guess Will Johnson gets the inside track to fb now

    • DrGeorge

      How about Legursky? He knows all the plays, he’s played FB before, and he’s bigger than Will Johnson. The only downside is Legursky’s role as backup center. Given Pouncey’s propensity for injury, the Steelers may not want to run the risk, except in goal line situations.

      John Clay is another possibility, and he would be a legitimate threat to run or catch the ball himself. But I haven’t seen enough of him to evaluate his ability to block.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Play Daily Fantasy Sports


Steelers Gab Features






Recent Comments

  • Austin: I agree but the only caveat would be to (finally) move decas…
  • DrGeorge: Tomlin knew Adams had issues with the weed, but tons of appa…
  • DaveB.: Todd Haley needs to have Heath involved in the passing game …
  • Chris Schueler: The only way to get the Steelers cans is to go to Pittsburgh…
  • William Freeman: I found Brown beer in Akron I was told that steers need O…