Tony Steward suffers knee injury against Steelers


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Pos: LB   Height: 6-   Weight: 235   Hometown: Hastings, FL (Pedro Menendez HS)  
Years Played: 2011 - 2014

Former Clemson linebacker Tony StewardTony Steward
Linebacker (2011 - 2014)
#7 6-, 235
Hastings, FL

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suffered a knee injury on Saturday night during the 43-19 preseason win against the Steelers.

The injury is an MCL injury, and he is expected to be out a few weeks according to Rex Ryan.

Steward was getting more reps at inside linebacker with the loss of linebacker Ty Powell to a season-ending knee injury.

The two-time Clemson captain helped the 2014 Tigers lead the nation in total defense, pass efficiency defense, fewest first downs allowed, tackles for loss, tackles for loss yardage, sack yardage, third down defense, fewest yards for pass attempt, fewest yards for play allowed and fewest plays 10+ yards allowed.

Steward had 141 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks and 14 quarterback pressures at Clemson. He battled back from two ACL injuries to become a solid Clemson contributor and now an NFL player.



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