Pittsburgh Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams was hospitalized Saturday morning after being stabbed during an apparent robbery attempt at Pittsburgh's South Side, the team announced.
No other details of the incident were released.
"I had an angel looking out for me!" Adams wrote on Twitter. "(I'll) be ok just gotta fight to get back harder then ever."
Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said in a statement: "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."
Adams, who was drafted in the second round last year, started six of 10 games he played as a rookie. He received the Joe Greene Performance Award, which is given to the most outstanding Steelers rookie.