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Diontae Johnson suffers head injury, ruled OUT for remainder of game

The Steelers are losing players left and right. Wide receiver Diontae Johnson is the latest. We break down what it means to the wide receiver corps.

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson carries the ball in the second half against the Los Angeles Ramsat Heinz Field. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

UPDATE: Diontae Johnson has been ruled OUT for the rest of the game with a concussion.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are having a brutal Week 11 matchup agains the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night Football. Wide receiver Diontae Johnson took a shot to the head from Damarious Randall and was looked at by trainers. The NFL league office in New York elected to eject Randall from the game.

Johnson needed some assistance walking off the field and was taken to the blue medical tent. After the initial evaluation he was taken back to the locker room on a cart, but the broadcast showed some blood coming out of his ear. The team announced he is questionable to return, but that seems highly unlikely.

The injury comes after JuJu Smith-Schuster was ruled out with a concussion after another helmet-to-helmet hit. Johnson had two receptions for 17 yards when he went down. The two injuries leave the Steelers with James Washington, Johnny Holton, and Tevin Jones as their only wide receivers. The team also lost running back James Conner to an aggravation of his shoulder injury.