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Agent: Colon injury 'a nine-month rehab'

Updated: June 29, 2010, 2:47 PM ET
By James Walker | ESPN.com

Pittsburgh Steelers starting right tackle Willie Colon's worst fears were confirmed Tuesday when medical tests revealed he has a ruptured right Achilles tendon. The injury will knock Colon out for the entire 2010 season.

"It's torn, and he's getting surgery [Wednesday] morning with [team physician] Dr. James Bradley," Colon's agent, Joe Linta, said. "He's expected to have a full recovery, and it's about a nine-month rehab."

Pittsburgh now has to look within the organization ...

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