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Even though there were no serious injuries, the team didn’t come out of the first OTAs completely out of the woods.
First-round pick Jarvis Jones seems to have aggravated a previous hamstring injury and I wouldn’t be surprised if he missed this week’s OTA session. Jones originally hurt his hamstring at his Pro Day and then at the Steelers’ rookie minicamp he twinged it again.
The Steelers already have one linebacker with a history of being slowed by hamstring problems, LaMarr Woodley, which is why I see them letting Jones get completely healthy before pushing him.
The only other injury to note for the Steelers was rookie cornerback Terry Hawthorne having surgery to remove bone chips in his knee. Even though Hawthorne is a fifth-round pick, there has been a lot of buzz surrounding him about his future with the team. Fans see Hawthorne as having a chance to become a No. 2 or No. 3 corner for the team when he develops.
At the moment, though, he should be out until the start of training camp.
Injury updates from Steelersdepot.com and Behindthesteelcurtain.com