The Steelers offense has enough issues at the moment, and it may have just gotten harder for Ben Roethlisberger when he does come back.
Steelers left tackle Kelvin Beachum had to be helped off the field, after suffering some degree of left knee injury. A Cardinals player fell into Beachum’s leg while he was engaged, and he went down awkwardly. He was carted to the locker room, and his return was announced as doubtful.
He was replaced by former Army Ranger Alejandro Villanueva.
The Steelers haven’t gotten much of anything going offensively with or without Beachum, as they were out-gained 152-5 in the first quarter by the Cardinals. In fact, other than a phantom helmet-to-helmet penalty on quarterback Michael Vick, they haven’t done much of anything.
Vick is 2-of-4 passing for minus-1 yard so far, and running back Le’Veon Bell is averaging 2.1 yards per carry.