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Steelers announce Ben Roethlisberger is officially out vs. the Patriots Steelers announce Ben Roethlisberger is officially out vs. the Patriots
- October 22, 2016

Loose translation: Let's keep the defense off the field after the Miami Dolphins held the ball for almost 37 minutes in Sunday's 30-15 win over Pittsburgh in Hard Rock Stadium. "Last year I performed pretty well in most of the situations so I feel like I have the confidence of the guys". "Big Ben" did return after the injury, finishing the game 15-for-26 with a touchdown and an interception. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger Officially Ruled Out Vs. Patriots Ben Roethlisberger Officially Ruled Out Vs. Patriots
- October 22, 2016

The Steelers face the Patriots next Sunday, and then they hit the bye week. "A shootout is not the type of game we're looking for", Tomlin said. "We can't spend any time lamenting that performance and who is available or who is not available", Tomlin said Tuesday. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger Officially Ruled Out For Steelers-Patriots Game
- October 22, 2016

Given a full week to prepare for the Patriots, Jones believes offensive coordinator Todd Haley doesn't have to make portions of the playbook off limits to thrive. Until then, the Steelers are going to have to roll with Landry Jones under center. He appeared in seven games for Pittsburgh last season, starting two and completing 32 of 55 passes for 513 yards and three touchdowns. (more...)
The Steelers Can Still Easily Make the Playoffs Without Ben Roethlisberger
- October 21, 2016

The Patriots enter the game 5-1, while the Steelers are 4-2, but are expected to be without Roethlisberger for 4-6 weeks after surgery on Monday. The growing pains have been evident. He came in during the Arizona game and was striking. Point spread: The Patriots opened as two-point favorites; the total was 46 early in the week, according to sportsbooks monitored by Odds Shark. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger Ruled Out 4-6 Weeks, Are Steelers In Trouble?
- October 21, 2016

The Steelers (4-2) are off next week and travel to Baltimore on November 6. Roethlisberger did it in 2004, though by Week 7 the rookie had already supplanted Tommy Maddox as the starter. The clubs entered the season as the first and second choices in the AFC to reach Houston in February. Tomlin declined to give a timeline for Roethlisberger's potential return. (more...)
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger out Sunday against Patriots
- October 21, 2016

Kicking is typically only allowed in a few instances in football, and as far as I am aware this does not appear to be one of them. The Steelers (4-2) will be a much tougher test. "It's a very veteran group, and they play well at home". The Patriots have rarely lost to backups on Brady's watch. The clubs entered the season as the first and second choices in the AFC to reach Houston in February. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger officially ruled out for Week 7 vs. Patriots
- October 21, 2016

We know what Landry can do. "We've just got to be better period", Foster said. An MRI revealed the extent of the damage and Roethlisberger underwent an outpatient procedure on Monday morning. Depending on Roethlisberger's condition, Jones could be the Steelers' starting quarterback for the rest of the 2016 National Football League season. Heyward was pushing to play, but Tomlin quashed that possibility and he will instead be one of many Steelers resting up during the bye week. (more...)
Roethlisberger appears to get kicked by Suh, leading Steelers to file complaint
- October 21, 2016

The Patriots have looked mighty since Brady's return and in a game that could decide home field advantage for the playoffs I don't expect them to take their foot off the gas this weekend. Obviously, we can't scale it back too much because we know he understands the whole offense. "The defensive line will probably have to change up some things and work on different things to get to him quicker because the release is quick". (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger Ruled Out For Sunday's Game
- October 21, 2016

Roethlisberger officially out for Steelers vs. After hosting the Patriots this week, the Steelers go on bye in Week 8 before traveling to Baltimore for a divisional showdown with the rival Ravens in Week 9. In 2015 spot duty, Jones went 32-of-55 for 513 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions. The Steelers confirmed the surgery in a statement Monday afternoon, saying they "are confident this injury is not long-term". (more...)
Roethlisberger-less Steelers face daunting task vs. Patriots
- October 21, 2016

Through the first six games of the regular season, Pittsburgh has looked good in its four wins and very bad in its two losses. "I think they do things outside the box sometimes, you know, that might be on the edge of being legal or not legal". (more...)
Roethlisberger, Heyward Ruled Out For Patriots Game
- October 21, 2016

With no definitive timetable for his return, Pittsburgh will turn to backup Landry Jones to temporarily fill the void under center. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had arthroscopic knee surgery on his left knee Monday morning (Oct. (more...)
QB Ben Roethlisberger Undergoes Knee Surgery
- October 21, 2016

However, coach Mike Tomlin doesn't hinted we may not have seen the last of Big Ben in 2016. The Steelers (4-2) are off next week and travel to Baltimore on November 6. The Steelers face the Patriots next Sunday, and then they hit the bye week. While Roethlisberger will nearly certainly miss this Sunday's game against the visiting New England Patriots, it might be the only game he will need to sit out. (more...)
Even without Ben Roethlisberger, Patriots defense wary of Steelers
- October 21, 2016

The surgery Monday was the first on his left knee. "Even if I have to have a knee replacement when I"™m 50, they"™ll probably be doing outpatient surgery by then.". But with Jones under center, Pittsburgh's defense is going to have to step up big against the Patriots' high-powered offense to keep this game close. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger officially out against the Patriots
- October 21, 2016

Despite the injury Roethlisberger returned to the game and played the entire second half. Roethlisberger was rolling to his right when he escaped a potential sack but appeared to take an awkward step as the play continued. Miami's offense made big plays through the air and controlled the game on the ground. He is also a lot bigger then Jones making him capable of enduring hits. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger isn't superhuman: Steelers QB reportedly to miss 4-6 weeks
- October 21, 2016

If the Steelers win: The Landry Jones-led Steelers would be on top of the AFC. We've got to get (Jones) to the point where he's confident and he feels like he can do no wrong. Jones delivered the " don't panic " message to the team as well and said he's not going to " try to be too perfect" when he's on the field because he'd rather go down playing his game. (more...)
Ben Roethlisberger officially ruled out against Patriots
- October 20, 2016

New England improved to 5-1 by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-17 on Sunday, while Pittsburgh fell to 4-2 after a surprising 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins, who'd won just once in their first five games. Tomlin declined to give a timeline for Roethlisberger's potential return. Asked the same question, Roethlisberger joked: "I'm not that mobile anymore anyway". (more...)
Steelers hope to have Big Ben back for Week 9 vs. Ravens
- October 20, 2016

With Roethlisberger expected to be out, that leaves Pittsburgh with its backup quarterback: Landry Jones , who was a longtime starter for the Oklahoma Sooners. Tomlin said that Roethlisberger will be out this week. The Steelers gave up a season-high 474 yards against the Dolphins last Sunday without Heyward in the lineup and the Patriots will make it tough for them to make a big improvement without Heyward's help. (more...)
Mike Tomlin confirms Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger (knee) will miss Week 7
- October 20, 2016

Landry Jones will get the start on Sunday against the Patriots. Last season Roethlisberger sat out four games due to a knee injury and the Steelers still made the playoffs. Heyward, who also struggled with a high ankle sprain early in the year, has 17 tackles and three sacks on the year. "Sometimes, the offensive line likes running the ball". (more...)
Big Ben's injury could have negative ripple effect on Steelers' other stars
- October 20, 2016

However, as a team source said, Roethlisberger has defied odds before when dealing with injuries. He'll likely be a lot closer to the latter Sunday against New England (5-1). Roethlisberger hurt his knee at the end of an interception. If the mystifying 30-15 setback in Miami proved anything, it's that the Steelers hardly look like a legitimate threat in the AFC with so many contributors in sweatpants and sneakers instead of cleats. (more...)
Tomlin: Ben Roethlisberger (knee) surgery successful; injury 'not long-term'
- October 20, 2016

He will undergo surgery today. Roethlisberger underwent surgery on Monday after he suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during Pittsburgh's Week 6 loss to the Miami Dolphins. We've got to get (Jones) to the point where he's confident and he feels like he can do no wrong. "I'll draw from that if things come to it". Teammates say they want to see Jones cut loose and play confidently. (more...)