JuJu Smith-Schuster

Sports Injury Predictor

JuJu Smith-Schuster Player Overview

Smith-Schuster followed a nicked-up career at USC with a nicked-up debut for the Steelers. Most worrisome might have been a pair of concussions, the 1st coming in the preseason opener and the 2nd in Week 7. Smith-Schuster sat out a preseason contest in August but returned without missing a game after the October concussion. He added a hamstring injury in mid-November that cost him Week 12. All told, Smith-Schuster carries some injury risk into his 2nd season. But he also comes off leading the league in yards per target as a rookie.

Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2018: question mark 57.5%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 5.2%
Projected Games missed for 2018: question mark 2.8
Durability: question mark 10

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JuJu Smith-Schuster Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Nov 16, 2017 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Smith-Schuster missed Week 12 with an unspecified hamstring injury.
Oct 22, 2017 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Smith-Schuster missed minimal time in Week 7 and returned for Week 8.
Aug 11, 2017 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Smith-Schuster left near end of the 1st quarter in the preseason opener with a concussion. He sat out the next exhibition.
Aug 5, 2016 Non-NFL Hand Finger Dislocation Smith-Schuster dislocated his right pinky but played through the issue.
Aug 5, 2016 Non-NFL Pedal Toe Sprain Smith-Schuster sprained his right big toe in practice. He was ready by the season opener.
Oct 31, 2015 Non-NFL Hand Metacarpal Fracture Smith-Schuster fractured his right hand against Cal, which required surgery to install a plate and screw. He still played the following game.