Steelers offensive tackle Mike Adams was stabbed in an apparent robbery attempt early on Saturday morning, according to a statement on team's official website. Adams was hospitalized after the incident on Pittsburgh’s South Side.
“We are aware of the situation regarding Mike Adams being stabbed earlier this morning,” Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert said, via Steelers.com. “We are in direct communication with both Mike and his family. Mike is expected to make a full recovery."
Adams tweeted later on Saturday that he would be okay.
I had an angel lookin out for me! Ill be ok just gotta fight to get back harder then ever
— Mike Adams (@Channel75live) June 1, 2013
According to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network, Adams' agent said that the 23-year-old had surgery after getting stabbed in the stomach. Kinkhabwala also reported that no vital organs were affected.