The Steelers activated exterior linebacker T.J. Watt off injured reserve on Saturday, clearing the way in which for him to return for Sunday’s go to from New Orleans.
Watt, the 2021 NFL Defensive Participant of the 12 months, hasn’t performed since tearing his left pectoral in a Week 1 win over Cincinnati. He underwent minor knee surgical procedure throughout his keep on IR however returned to observe two weeks in the past. On Friday, he stated he’s able to play.
The Steelers (2-6), struggled with out Watt, dropping six of seven with out the three-time All-Professional and producing simply eight sacks. Pittsburgh had seven sacks towards the Bengals with Watt within the lineup.
Pittsburgh dominated out security Minkah Fitzpatrick for the sport towards the Saints (3-6) with an appendix subject.
• The Tennessee Titans activated their first gamers off injured reserve, bringing rookie extensive receiver Treylon Burks and cornerback Elijah Molden again and sidelining veteran linebacker Zach Cunningham and defensive again Josh Thompson.
That retains the Titans (5-3) with 13 gamers on injured reserve as they put together to host Denver (3-5) on Sunday.
NHL: Claude Giroux had two assists in his return to Philadelphia, Alex DeBrincat scored a pair of power-play objectives and the Ottawa Senators snapped a seven-game winless streak by beating the Flyers 4-1.
Giroux was warmly welcomed by followers earlier than the sport, having been the longest-serving captain in Flyers historical past and second all-time in scoring for the franchise. However within the first interval, he let the Philly followers know he’s with somebody new — serving to arrange Ottawa’s Thomas Chabot for the tying purpose.
BILLIE JEAN KING CUP: Australia reached the ultimate of the most important workforce occasion in girls’s tennis for the nineteenth time after successful the decisive doubles on a match tiebreaker to beat Britain 2-1 within the Billie Jean King Cup in Glasgow, Scotland.
In Sunday’s title match, Australia will play the winner of the second semifinal between the Czech Republic and Switzerland going down later Saturday.
PREMIER LEAGUE: Ivan Toney issued the proper response to being omitted from England’s World Cup squad by scoring each objectives in Brentford’s shock 2-1 Premier League win at Manchester Metropolis.
SERIE A: Targets from Victor Osimhen, Piotr Zieliński and Eljif Elmas noticed Napoli beat Udinese 3-2 for its eleventh straight league victory and open up a major hole over its rivals.
It was a nervy finale for the house aspect, nonetheless, following two late objectives from substitutes Ilija Nestorovski and Lazar Samardžić.
The 5 groups instantly under Napoli don’t play till Sunday, with 4 of them dealing with one another.
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