It’s been nearly one full week since Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Kelvin Beachum tore up his left knee but it looks like it has already been repaired.
Judging by a picture that Beachum posted Saturday afternoon on his social media accounts, the SMU product has had his ACL surgically repaired as the photo was taken in a hospital room.
Beachum, who was drafted by the Steelers in the seventh-round of the 2012 NFL Draft, had been the team’s starting left tackle dating back to Week 6 of the 2013 season.
Beachum is now in the final year of his current contract and now that he’s out for the season, there’s a decent chance that he’s played his final year in Pittsburgh.
The Steelers and Beachum failed to come to terms on a long-term contract extension during the offseason after the two sides reportedly had multiple discussions.
Being as Beachum now has his surgery behind him, he should be close to being fully healthy by the time training camps open around the league as that will take place nine months from now.