The first Sunday of the NFL season was a costly one for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey ripped up his right knee and linebacker Larry Foote ruptured his biceps during Pittsburgh's 16-9 home loss to Tennessee, likely sidelining both players for the rest of the season.
''Nobody cares about our problems,'' Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said. ''They're glad we've got them. We need to understand that. We need to stick together and persevere.
The Giants and Cowboys each lost a prominent cornerback during their Sunday night showdown. New York's Prince Amukamara sustained a concussion in the first half and Morris Claiborne of Dallas was forced out in the third quarter with a shoulder problem. Claiborne later returned to the game.
Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles and Jacksonville quarterback Blaine Gabbert each departed the Chiefs' 28-2 victory due to injuries.
Charles left in the third - after getting sandwiched ...