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Ben Roethlisberger's timetable unclear, QB still in pain

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said reports that he would return Oct. 25 against Kansas City aren't true and that he's still experiencing pain and is unsure of when the he could comeback. Roethlisberger sprained his MCL along with a bone bruise in his left knee against the Rams in Week 3. “What we’re trying not to do is put a time on it and just go week-by...
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Roethlisberger refutes reports he could return in Week 7

Ben Roethlisberger acknowledged that while he’s making progress in recovering from a sprained MCL and bone bruise, reports that he could make a return in a Week 7 showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs are inaccurate, or at least are not coming from him. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is expected to miss four to six weeks because of the injury suffered during a Week 3 loss...
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Report: Roethlisberger could return earlier than expected

The Pittsburgh Steelers do not allow players who are using crutches to stand on their sideline during games, and Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t about to watch Thursday night’s game against the Baltimore Ravens from a box. So he didn’t bother with the crutches, instead putting weight on his injured knee. That could be a very positive...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers deny Roethlisberger used phone on sideline

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night was bad enough. Now, their injured star quarterback is being accused of blatantly violating an NFL rule. During a break in the action, CBS’ television cameras panned over to Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, who appeared to be very focused on a phone-shaped object before quickly putting said object away....
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Michael Vick: ‘I didn’t think at 35 I’d still be as quick as I am’

Michael Vick will get his first opportunity to start for an NFL team since November of 2014 when he started in three games for the New York Jets. The Pittsburgh Steelers, headed by Vick, will host the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football, and we may see the mobile quarterback attempting some rushing plays during the prime-time contest. Speaking about his speed, Vick shared...
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Joe Flacco: Rather have Big Ben playing in Thursday’s game

The Baltimore Ravens are 0-3 and are on the precipice of a completely lost season should the team lose to the division rival Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night. So why is Joe Flacco insisting he’d rather see Ben Roethlisberger suiting up for the Steelers as opposed to watching the game on crutches from the sideline? Blame it on his competitive fire, in part, as well as his...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roethlisberger also has bone bruise, could miss 6 weeks

    Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was very fortunate to escape without a season-ending injury after going down against the Rams on Sunday. Early reports have indicated that Big Ben will miss four weeks with a sprained MCL, but it could end up being a bit longer than that. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Monday morning that Roethlisberger also suffered a bone...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger carted off with injury

    Ben Roethlisberger left Sunday’s game against the St. Louis Rams after being tackled and suffering an apparent leg injury. Big Ben was tackled low during the third quarter and went down. He was taken off on a cart and replaced in the game by Mike Vick. Big Ben goes down with injury, which means it's Michael Vick time for Pittsburgh: ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers plan to continue going for two after TDs

In this age of elongated extra points, the Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t done going for two points after touchdowns. According to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers will continue chasing two points when the Pittsburgh offense finds the end zone. “Oh, we’re going to keep doing it,” Roethlisberger said, via Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. “We don’t practice it this...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben: Steelers will keep going for 2-point conversions

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger may have tipped his hand, but it may not matter. Already 3-for-3 this season on two-point conversions, Roethlisberger told reporters his offense will continue to be aggressive following touchdowns. “Oh, we’re going to keep doing it,” Roethlisberger said, via ESPN. “We don’t practice it this much to not do it. We practice...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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