The Pittsburgh Steelers' only kicker on their pre-season roster was injured in their loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham left the Hall of Fame game early on Sunday, adding injury to the insult that was their 14-3 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Suisham limped from the field following the opening kick-off of the second half in Canton, Ohio with a suspected knee injury, having registered what turned out to be the Steelers' only points of the contest with a 36-yard field goal in the second quarter.
Mike Kafka threw one touchdown pass for the victorious Vikings, while Joe Banyard rushed for another as Minnesota claimed the NFL pre-season's traditional opener.
Steelers playmaker Landry Jones had 16 completed passes from 32 attempts for 135 yards, while the Vikings quarterbacks shared the load - Kafka, Taylor Heinicke and Teddy Bridgewater all enjoying some time directing traffic.
Kafka's 34-yard pass to MyCole Pruitt put the Vikings on the scoreboard and in the lead, before Banyard's one-yard run added another six-pointer - and Blair Walsh was two-from-two with the extra points.
Walsh, however, did miss a 48-yard field goal attempt wide right.