Steelers’ DE Stephon Tuitt out for season with torn pectoral muscle

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 28: Stephon Tuitt #91 of the Pittsburgh Steelers reacts after a defensive stop during the second half in the game against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on October 28, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH– The Steelers will be without one of their best defensive linemen for the rest of the season.

DE Stephon Tuitt will miss the rest of the year with a torn pectoral muscle.

Tuitt, 26, had started all 6 games for the Steelers this season, and had recorded 3.5 sacks.

Last year in 14 starts, Tuitt had 5.5 sacks.

It is unknown who the Steelers will add to replace Tuitt on the roster.

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