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Steelers lose linebacker Chris Carter for the season

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Chris Carter started at outside linebacker for the Steelers for the first three games of the season while James Harrison was injured. Now it’s Carter who’s injured and out.

The Steelers announced today that Carter suffered an abdominal injury and will be placed on season-ending injured reserve. After starting the first three games of the season, Carter moved into a backup and special teams role after Harrison returned.

To replace Carter on the 53-man roster, the Steelers have moved linebacker Marshall McFadden to the active roster from the practice squad. To replace Mcfadden on the practice squad, the Steelers have signed tight end Jamie McCoy.

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7 Responses to “Steelers lose linebacker Chris Carter for the season”
  1. ken0west says: Nov 15, 2012 12:58 PM

    All he did was catch TDs anyway.

  2. lightcleric says: Nov 15, 2012 1:08 PM

    Oh, I was wrong yesterday, they DID still have players to get injured.

  3. ziggy26 says: Nov 15, 2012 1:22 PM

    @kenowest – Hilarious! Good ol’ Buddy Ryan.

  4. klutch14u says: Nov 15, 2012 1:32 PM

    The Chiefs put a hurtin’ on the Steelers for sure.

  5. ravenator says: Nov 15, 2012 1:56 PM

    Old and overrated

  6. earpaniac says: Nov 15, 2012 2:40 PM

    Isn’t he only 23?

  7. ravenatorsmom says: Nov 15, 2012 3:21 PM

    blah

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