Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers had themselves a day, moving to 5-0 on the season with a huge 38-7 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Nonetheless, they didn’t emerge from the week unscathed.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports linebacker Devin Bush will miss the rest of the 2020 season with a torn ACL. He joins a protracted rundown of players who have endured a similar injury this season, including Saquon Barkley and Nick Bosa, among others.
Steelers’ LB Devin Bush tore his ACL today and will require season-ending surgery, per source.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 18, 2020
With 2:32 remaining in the first half, Bush’s inclusion on a Browns’ deficiency saw him go down without contact. He turned over his knee past the visitors’ sideline. The 22-year-old was inspected in the clinical tent before leaving the field under his own capacity.
— That Blitz Guy (@ThatBlitzGuy) October 18, 2020
Bush was Pittsburgh’s first-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft at 10th overall. Through five games this season, he has 26 tackles, one sack, and three passes defended.
Robert Spillane had Bush’s spot on Sunday, yet Ulysees Gilbert is an almost certain substitution for the rest of the year.