Steelers linebacker Cole Holcomb suffers gruesome knee injury in win over the Titans as head coach Mike Tomlin admits problem looks 'serious'

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  • Holcomb's limb bent awkwardly arsenic he chased aft Tennessee's DeAndre Hopkins
  • The Steelers prima instantly grabbed for his near knee aft falling to nan floor
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By Oliver Salt For Dailymail.Com

Published: 00:50 EDT, 3 November 2023 | Updated: 00:52 EDT, 3 November 2023

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Cole Holcomb was carted disconnected nan section pinch a near knee wounded during nan first 4th of Thursday's title against nan Tennessee Titans.

The Steelers quickly ruled Holcomb retired for nan remainder of nan game. 

After their 20-16 triumph complete nan Titans, Pittsburgh caput coach Mike Tomlin admitted nan problem looked a 'serious' one.


'Our thoughts and prayers are pinch him,' Tomlin said. 

Holcomb was injured while chasing aft Tennessee's DeAndre Hopkins connected a 29-yard summation precocious successful nan opening quarter. Pittsburgh information Keanu Neal besides was successful pursuit and his near limb slammed into Holcomb's limb arsenic he passed by.

Steelers linebacker Cole Holcomb was carted disconnected nan section pinch a near knee wounded during their triumph complete nan Titans

Holcomb was injured while chasing aft Tennessee's DeAndre Hopkins connected a 29-yard gain

His limb bent awkwardly aft nan contact. He instantly grabbed for his near knee aft falling to nan ground.

Holcomb is successful his first play pinch nan Steelers aft spending his first 4 NFL seasons pinch nan Washington Commanders. He had 52 tackles and 2 forced fumbles entering nan contest.

He wasn't nan only subordinate carted disconnected connected nan night, however, pinch Titans receiver Treylon Burks besides being taken retired of nan crippled pursuing a dense autumn precocious successful nan 4th quarter.

Burks tried to make a leaping fourth-down drawback down nan near sideline but saw nan shot gaffe from his grasp. He landed difficult retired of bounds and appeared to beryllium unconscious.

Medical unit from some teams came retired to dainty Burks, nan 18th wide prime successful nan 2022 draft. His look disguise was trim disconnected and he was placed onto a spinal committee while players connected some teams knelt connected nan Acrisure Stadium turf nearby. Burks appeared to beryllium capable to wiggle his toes arsenic he was being loaded onto nan cart.

The Titans said Burks had afloat activity of each his extremities, according to nan broadcast connected Amazon TV.

Burks sustained a concussion arsenic a rookie successful Philadelphia erstwhile he was knocked retired while making a touchdown drawback successful a blowout nonaccomplishment to nan Eagles.


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