Suspect in Steelers stabbing captured

Police say a third suspect in the stabbing of Pittsburgh

Steelers offensive lineman Mike Adams has been captured in


Pittsburgh police spokeswoman Diane Richard says 26-year-old

Jerrell Whitlock of Pittsburgh was arrested Friday morning in

Gainesville in central Florida and is being held there.

Whitlock had been wanted on charges of attempted homicide,

attempted robbery, aggravated assault and conspiracy for his

alleged role in the June 1 attack on Adams. Two other men are

already jailed on similar charges.

According to a criminal complaint, the men tried to rob Adams as

he left a restaurant around 3 a.m. and tried to steal his


Adams had surgery for stab wounds but the 6-foot-7 345-pound

lineman expects to recover by training camp in July.