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Ben Roethlisberger Likely to Return For Week 12’s Game

Update:

According to Adam Schefter, it sounds like Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will sit out their Week 10 matchup against the Browns, and take the bye week to rest. 

After that, the expectation is that Roethlisberger will be able to return for their Week 12 game against the Seahawks.

We’ll have more regarding Roethlisberger’s return as the news is available.

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ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has a mid-foot sprain and is expected to be out “a few weeks.”

According to Schefter, the initial concern was that Roethlisberger had a LisFranc injury, but the team is reportedly relieved with the diagnosis.

  • Richard Graves reports that the initial X-rays on Roethlisberger’s foot are negative.
  • However, Graves adds that Roethlisberger will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of the injury.

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Ben Roethlisberger was taken to the hospital for further evaluation after leaving Sunday’s game with a left foot injury, according to Mark Kaboly.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger was forced from Sunday’s game against the Raiders with a left leg injury.

Big Ben had to be helped off the field was taken to the locker room on a cart. The obvious concern here is regarding his knee, but it’s considered just a leg injury for now, so that’s a semi-positive sign.

Roethlisberger just returned to the team last week after missing a number of games due to a MCL sprain  and bone bruise in his left knee.

Roethlisberger, 33, signed a five-year, $99 million contract extensions that included $64 million guaranteed with the Steelers back in March.

Entering today’s game, Roethlisberger had thrown for 1,174 yards while completing 70.9 percent of his passes to go along with five touchdowns and five interceptions.