Steelers' T.J. Watt exits Week 1 game with pectoral injury

T.J. Watt exits Week 1 game with pectoral injury originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

Reigning Defensive Player of the Year T.J. Watt put on a show in Week 1 against the Bengals, but he exited to the locker room in the fourth quarter with a pectoral injury.

Based on video from the broadcast, Watt appeared to say "I tore my pec" before leaving the field.

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Watt was later ruled out for the game with a pec injury. If Watt's assessment is correct, he would likely be looking at months of recovery time.

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Before he was ruled out, Watt was having a monster performance. He finished with six tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack and one interception.

Steelers running back Najee Harris was also ruled out with a foot injury, which he suffered late in the fourth quarter.

Pittsburgh will host the New England Patriots in Week 2.