Steelers lose Stapleton for 2 weeks

Updated: August 7, 2009, 10:15 PM ET
Associated Press

LATROBE, Pa. -- Darnell Stapleton had surgery on his left knee Friday morning and coach Mike Tomlin said the Pittsburgh Steelers right guard will be out at least two weeks.

"The surgery was exploratory and they liked what they looked at," Tomlin said. "We'll give him a couple of weeks and see how his body responds to it."

Stapleton, a third-year player from Rutgers who started the final 12 games of the regular season and all three playoff games for the Steelers in 2008, had swelling ...

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