Jarvis Jones taken to hospital with chest injury

Jarvis Jones of the Pittsburgh Steelers participates in drills during Rookie Camp on May 3, 2013
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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones is taken to hospital after sustaining a chest injury during their pre-season loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Jarvis Jones was taken to hospital following the Pittsburgh Steelers' pre-season loss to the Kansas City Chiefs last night.

The rookie linebacker, who was a first-round draft pick, left the game after sustaining a chest injury while attempting an interception.

The 23-year-old was initially examined by the team's medical staff, but the Steelers later announced that he had been taken to a local hospital for further checks.

Jones has made three tackles and a forced fumble so far this pre-season.

Jarvis Jones taken April 23, 2013
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