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Colon Suffers Achilles Injury

Steelers offensive tackle Willie Colon suffered an Achilles injury on Monday and could be out of action for at least the next nine months.<br>

(Pittsburgh, PA) - Steelers offensive tackle Willie Colon suffered an Achilles injury on Monday and could be out of action for at least the next nine months.

According to Colon's agent Joe Linta, Colon tore his Achilles tendon and will begin rehab after undergoing surgery on Wednesday.

The Steelers would not comment on the extent of the injury and released the statement concerning Colon and rookie defensive tackle Chriss Scott.

�Rookie offensive lineman Chris Scott suffered a foot injury while working out at the University of Tennessee last week. As stated earlier, Willie Colon suffered an Achilles injury while working out on Monday. Both were evaluated by Steelers� medical personnel today and they are scheduled for surgery on Wednesday. We will have further information regarding both once we know the results of each of their surgeries.�

 

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