Ben Roethlisberger Out For The Season

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have surgery on his right elbow and miss the remainder of the season.

In a statement released by the team, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced that Roethlisberger will undergo the surgery this week after undergoing an MRI Sunday night.

The Steelers will place Roethlisberger on injured reserve.  No details have been provided about the injury.

Roethlisberger suffered the injury during the first half of Pittsburgh’s 28-26 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

In Roethlisberger’s absence, second-year backup Mason Rudolph almost rallied the Steelers to a fourth-quarter comeback in his first career action. He completed 12 of 19 passes for 112 yards, two touchdowns and an interception.

Now the Steelers must lean on Rudolph, a third-round draft pick in 2018, to help them overcome an 0-2 start.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s