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Pittsburgh Steelers

Rams WR Bailey has surgery after being shot in Florida

Stedman Bailey was in intensive care and in stable condition at a Miami area hospital Wednesday after undergoing a surgical procedure that the St. Louis Rams say lasted 4-6 hours for a bullet wound to the head.

Coach Jeff Fisher said he didn't anticipate Bailey, who is eligible to return from a suspension in two weeks, would play again this season. But that in itself is good news.

It likely made for a sobering atmosphere at Rams Park, although loud music was played during practice as usual to prepare the team to play at Cincinnati this week.

"Whether you're a coach or you're a father or you're a family member, anytime something like that happens it's very, very...