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.
Steelers TE Tuman placed on PUP
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