|1/20/2011 10:45:00 AM||Description: Steelers DL Aaron Smith (torn triceps) has been ruled out for the AFC Championship Game against the Jets.
SOURCE: PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE ||Insight: Ziggy Hood has played well in Smith's absence, but Smith is sorely missed as one of the best run-stopping defensive ends in the league.|
|10/24/2010 5:04:00 PM||Description: Steelers DL Aaron Smith's season could be over with a torn tricep muscle.
SOURCE: TWITTER ||Insight: With Brett Keisel out indefinitely, the Steelers rushing defense could suffer.|
|3/31/2010 9:32:00 PM||Description: The Pittsburgh defensive end isn?t going to be medically limited for training camp.||Insight: Smith tore his rotator cuff in Week 5 last season and Steelers missed his ability to pressure the quarterback. He will be welcomed back warmly, even at age 34. (Sportsbuff.com)|
|Out||10/14/2009 11:59:00 AM||Description: ESPN.com reports that Smith has been placed on the IR due to a shoulder injury.||Insight: Smith has a torn rotator cuff and is expected to undergo surgery to repair it. (SportsBuff.com)|