The Week 11 edition of Thursday Night Football was clouded by the concussion of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster caused by two helmet-to-helmet hits by Cleveland Browns defenders. Unfortunately, the Steelers receiving corps was victimized by yet another nasty hit. During the third quarter, quarterback Mason Rudolph targeted Diontae Johnson along the left sideline. As the wideout went for the catch, he was blindsided by a charging Damarious Randall. The Browns safety led with his helmet and the results were scary.
As Johnson laid on the ground holding his head, the on-field officiating crew ejected Randall from the game for unnecessary roughness.
To highlight the severity of the injury, Johnson was seen bleeding from the ear due to the helmet-to-helmet collision.
The Steelers receiving depth is now super thin due to the vicious and dirty hits from the Browns secondary. It's unclear if Johnson will return, but we can't imagine he does given the circumstances.