JuJu Smith-Schuster, Steelers

Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster injured stepping on penalty flag

In one of the most bizarre injuries of the year, Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster suffered a right foot/ankle injury early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game vs. the Jaguars. It occured after stepping on a referee’s penalty flag, CBS Sports’ Evan Washburn reported on the game’s television broadcast.

Smith-Schuster limped off the field and had his leg briefly looked at by trainers.

The Steelers led 20–3 at the time of Smith-Schuster’s injury and held on to defeat Jacksonville, 27–3.

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Smith-Schuster celebrated his 24th birthday on Sunday, finishing the contest with four catches for 19 yards and a touchdown.

With the victory, Pittsburgh moved to 10–0.

The Steelers host the Ravens this Thursday night.

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