Steelers CB Joe Haden Expected To Miss 3 Weeks With Leg Fracture


Pro Football Talk is reporting that Steelers B Joe Haden has a “slight” leg fracture and is expected to miss just three weeks. Beyond that, PFT says that surgery is not expected for Haden.

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Steelers HC Mike Tomlin announced that CB Joe Haden suffered a broken fibula during Sunday’s game against the Colts, per Ed Bouchette.

  • According to Aditi Kinkhabwala, the Steelers are hoping that Haden could return in 6-8 weeks.

Haden took a big hit from Colts WR Haden during the first half of Sunday’s and was ruled out soon after.

Haden, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Browns back in 2010. He was in the fourth year of his six-year, $74.678 million contract when the Browns officially cut him loose coming out of the preseason.

It didn’t take long for Haden to reach an agreement with the Steelers on a three-year, $27 million contract.

Entering today’s game, Haden had appeared in eight games and recorded 16 tackles, one interception and five pass defenses for the Steelers. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 33 cornerback out of 116 qualifying players.

We’ll have more regarding Haden as the news is available.

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