Source: Aaron Smith to have MRI

Updated: February 1, 2011, 5:15 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Aaron Smith, who ruptured his triceps Oct. 24 against the Miami Dolphins, will undergo an MRI by Wednesday to help determine whether he will be able to play in Super Bowl XLV, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Pittsburgh has been saving a roster spot in the hopes that Smith would be able to rejoin the team at some point this postseason. Doctors and the Steelers are hoping that the MRI provides clarity as to whether Smith can play ...

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