Report: Steelers G Justin Cheadle Carted Off Practice Field Monday With Knee Injury

According to several media reports on Twitter, Pittsburgh Steelers guard Justin Cheadle has been carted off the practice field Monday with an apparent right knee injury.

Cheadle, who was originally signed by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012 as an undrafted free agent, was a member of the Steelers practice squad late last season.

Saturday night in the preseason opener against the New York Giants, Cheadle played seven snaps at right guard before moving over to center for 28 more snaps to close out the game.

Up until this point, Cheadle seemed to have a chance at making the final 53 man roster as either an eighth or even a ninth offensive lineman should the team decide to keep nine in total. Hopefully his knee injury isn\’t serious.

The Steelers have already lost one promising young offensive lineman prospect during training camp as undrafted free agent Nik Embernate tore both his ACL and MCL a few weeks ago.

  • 2443scott

    seems whole team needs to be fitted with knee braces

  • steeltown

    DAMN… hope its not serious

  • Shannon Stephenson

    knee injuries 2 knee braces 0

  • dgh57

    Unfortunately, we’ve been seeing the cartman do his thing a lot this preseason and I’m not sure why! Hope he’s okay.

  • Thomas Rancy

    I wonder what cut we try and get someone’s 8th best O-lineman?

  • Thomas Rancy

    Where is that country strong center/guard we wish we had kept?

  • joed32


  • Jakob

    Actually its Knee Injuries: 2, Knee Braces: # of linemen who are still healthy

  • Shannon Stephenson

    trying to add humor to the situation but you are more right on this.

  • Matthew Marczi

    You mean Ryan Lee? He’s with the Rams if I’m not mistaken. I don’t think he played any center though.

  • Jason Brant

    Our o-line depth scares me more than anything else.

  • AndyR34

    What depth?

  • NW86


  • Kevin Gobleck

    Golic Jr……