Steelers TE Tuman placed on PUP

In a surprise move, the Steelers placed starting tight end Jerame Tuman on the Physically Unable to Perform list because of an inflammation in his right elbow that required surgery Saturday.

Tuman is expected to be out at least two weeks because of the injury.

Tuman, who caught 12 passes for 113 yards last season, is the second Steelers starter who will miss significant time in training camp. He joins Clark Haggans, who is penciled into the starting left outside linebacker position vacated by Jason Gildon's release. Haggans is out for at least three more weeks with a broken hand he injured while lifting weights two weeks ago.

Tuman's injury leaves the Steelers with only veterans Jay Riemersma and Matt Cushing, and rookies Matt Kranchick and Bobby Blizzard at the tight end position on their roster.

In other news, rookie defensive lineman Brandon Calton was placed on the reserve/did not report to camp list. Calton did not report to camp Friday because of a family problem.

To replace him on the roster, the Steelers signed defensive lineman Grant Bowman, a 6-1, 305-pound rookie from Michigan. Bowman had been signed by Tennessee following the draft, but was later released.

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