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Pittsburgh Steelers Star

Stabbed

Trying to Stop Robbery

6/1/2013 5:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Pittsburgh Steelers
 offensive tackle Mike Adams was stabbed earlier today while reportedly trying to stop some hooligans from stealing his truck and is currently recovering in the hospital.

The Steelers confirmed the incident on their website, saying, "Mike Adams was injured and is hospitalized after being stabbed in an apparent robbery attempt early Saturday morning in Pittsburgh’s South Side."

Adams reportedly caught three men attempting to hijack his truck, which was parked in front of his home. During the confrontation Adams was allegedly stabbed by one of the assailants ... who then ran off.

According to Adams' agent, Eric Metz, Adams continued to chase the alleged thieves, even while injured. Adams was then taken to the hospital, where he had to undergo surgery for the wound. Luckily no vital organs were affected.

The NFLer tweeted about the incident afterwards, saying, "I had an angel lookin out for me! I'll be ok just gotta fight to get back harder then ever."

According to his agent, Adams will be sidelined from football for 6 to 8 weeks.

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13 COMMENTS

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1.

Sonia    

Brave guy

417 days ago
2.

NOT ELMO    

Mike Adams Stabbed Trying to Stop Robbery...................He should've called MAN OF STEEL in 2D, 3D, IMAX and IMAX 3D To Stop it....

417 days ago
3.

mar1ey    

Get well soon, Mike. The Steeler's will be needing you at RT when you are healthy!

417 days ago
4.

6one9    

That's a whole LOT of FLUCKED up!!

417 days ago
5.

JuanRambo    

What a dumb ass... Let them steal the damn truck... You could always replace a truck... Look at you now... In the hospital stabbed & about to have surgery all for a f*ckin truck...

417 days ago
6.

static    

WTG meathead.

417 days ago
7.

ghost    

That's why you should have a garage.

417 days ago
8.

CriticXtreme    

Help me to understand the media puta process.

After you get in a fight, get stabbed or shot, do you Shoot first to stand your ground then Tweet, then call 911 or do you Tweet first, then shoot then call 911 or 911 then tweet? Or do you shoot first, contact TMZ, tweet then call 911?

417 days ago
9.

Gina    

Living in Pittsburgh, this all seems a bit confusing. He was stabbed on a Main Street, where he doesn't live. Supposedly, he was sitting on the truck at 3 a.m., and yet he said he didn't have the keys. And that neighborhood is famous for all the bars and clubs. Seems a little bit strange.

417 days ago
10.

voiceofreason    

I read that one of the assailants dropped his cell phone at the scene of the attack. What an idiot! Hope they get caught soon. I am so tired of thugs trying to take things from people who work hard to acquire them!

417 days ago
11.

Rich     

Sadly I live in Pittsburgh and this is standard here. We are becoming Chicago!!!!

417 days ago

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