Ben Roethlisberger practices fully, set to play Sunday

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The Steelers aren’t sure if linebacker T.J. Watt will be able to play against the Bengals on Sunday, but they expect to have quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the lineup.

Roethlisberger moved up to a full practice session on Friday and he did not get an injury designation on the team’s final injury report of the week. Roethlisberger hurt his  pectoral in last Sunday’s loss to the Raiders and didn’t practice on Wednesday before getting in a limited session on Thursday.

Watt indicated he’d be listed as questionable earlier in the day and the injury report shows that’s the case. Watt hurt his groin last weekend and has been limited in practice all week.

Wide receiver Diontae Johnson (knee), linebacker Alex Highsmith (groin), and defensive lineman Carlos Davis (knee) have all been ruled out.

8 responses to “Ben Roethlisberger practices fully, set to play Sunday

  1. I’m a Lions fan not a Steelers fan but I don’t dislike them either. Ben IMO made a mistake coming back. He doesn’t have the mobility anymore to buy the time he once did and the arm is also not what it once was. That with the fact that his weapons are not coming off the same high shelf they did earlier in his career it’s just a bad combination of factors. His #1 and even #2 receivers dont get separation leading him to hold the ball longer. They are behind more often making him throw more in obvious pass situations. Guys had a long career but he’s just not set up to, not probable to have success this year. IMO.

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