Ben Roethlisberger News Archive
Roethlisberger completed 20 of 31 passes for 224 yards with no touchdowns and one interception in Sunday's 18-16 divisional-round victory over the Chiefs. He also gained a yard on four rushes.
Roethlisberger (foot) does not carry an injury designation for Sunday night's playoff game against the Chiefs.
Roethlisberger (foot) practiced fully Thursday.
Roethlisberger (foot) did not practice Wednesday.
Head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that he doesn't expect Roethlisberger's foot to be a problem during Sunday's divisional-round game in Kansas City, Bob Labriola of the Steelers' official site reports. "Roethlisberger aggravated his foot, but it doesn't appear to be an issue," Tomlin stated. "We'll watch him closely as we push forward to the game but not anticipating that limiting him."
Roethlisberger, who is no longer wearing a walking boot, said Monday's MRI showed he aggravated a previous foot fracture, but the problem isn't severe and shouldn't prevent him from playing this Sunday against the Chiefs, Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Roethlisberger sprained his right ankle during Sunday's playoff win over the Dolphins, but the ailment doesn't appear serious and he intends to play in this Sunday's divisional round game versus the Chiefs, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.
Though Roethlisberger (ankle) was sporting a walking boot on his right foot after Sunday's 30-12 win over the Dolphins, he indicated that he plans to play next weekend against the Chiefs, ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports.
Roethlisberger is inactive for Sunday's game against the Browns.
Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Wednesday that he plans to rest selected key starters such as Roethlisberger Sunday against the Browns, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.