Ben Roethlisberger struggling early

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Ben Roethlisberger started for the Steelers, but neither he nor the Steelers are off to a good start.

The Chiefs lead 14-0, outgaining Pittsburgh 91 to minus-5 yards after two possessions by each team.

The Steelers listed Roethlisberger as questionable after he missed two days of practice to rest a bruised elbow. He is wearing a sleeve on his elbow.

Thus far, he has fumbled a snap that he recovered and gone 2-for-5 for minus-2 yards.

It is quiet at Heinz Field as the Chiefs have marched up and down the field.

De'Anthony Thomas returned a punt 31 yards, fumbled it into the air, caught it and went another 12 yards to the Steelers 10-yard line. Two plays later, Chris Conley caught a 10-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes.

Mahomes threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce on the Chiefs’ next drive, completing a four-play, 71-yard drive that included completions of 10 and 40 yards to Sammy Watkins.