Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mike Adams Stabbed: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Pittsburgh Steelers’ NFL star Mike Adams, 23, is being treated in hospital after being stabbed in an attempted robbery attempt on the South Side of of the city, reports KDKA 2.

Pittsburgh Steelers' Mike Adams Stabbed Robbery

Here’s what you need to know…

1. It Happened Around 3:00 a.m. Saturday Morning

Pittsburgh Steelers' Mike Adams Stabbed Robbery

WTAE reports that Adams was stabbed around the 1700 block of East Carson Street at around 3:00 a.m.

It’s believed that Adams was stabbed in the stomach and cut in the knife by a group of three men, one of whom left their phone at the scene, a move that has left investigators optimistic about finding the perpetrators.

Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert told the media this morning:

We are aware of the situation regarding Mike Adams being stabbed earlier this morning, we are in direct communication with both Mike and his family. Mike is expected to make a full recovery.

2. Adams Has Tweeted About the Incident

3. Adams’ Was the Steelers’ Outstanding Rookie Last Season

Adams has been with the Steelers since 2012, he started six games last season and was the winner of Pittsburgh’s Outstanding Rookie Award. He’s in line to be the team’s starting offensive right tackle for next season.

4. Adams’ Career Was Nearly Cut Short Because of a Failed Drugs Test

Adams tested positive for drugs, in an incident that jeopardized his NFL chances, reported CBS Sports.

5. Adams’ Was Considered the Best Offensive Tackle of his Draft Class

Pro Football Weekly describes Adams:

Has long arms, big hands and outstanding body length to match up against size — contained Wisconsin’s J.J. Watt (a 2011 first-round pick of the Houston Texans) as a junior. Can get positioning in the run game and walls off defenders. Sets quickly in pass protection, keeps his shoulders square and can stop a charge. Controlled mover — plays with balance and is patient in pass protection.

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