Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said today the door is open for Ben Roethlisberger to play but “just slightly ajar”.
The team is planning for Landry Jones to start, Tomlin indicated. The Steelers are also preparing for Josh McCown to start for Cleveland. Browns head coach Mike Pettine said Josh McCown will start if healthy, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The NHL-best Montreal Canadiens come to town Wednesday night and the Penguins will avoid seeing Carey Price in goal. Price who is currently sidelined with a lower body injury, is getting a second opinion on his injury, the Canadiens announced today. Backup netminder Mike Condon has gone 6-0-1 with a 1.57 goals-against average and a .940 save percentage in place of Price
Ben Roethlisberger has been diagnosed with a mid-foot sprain that is expected to sideline him for a few weeks, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
The Steelers face the Browns next week then have a bye before a critical four game stretch against the Seahawks, Colts, Broncos and Bengals.
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger suffered a left foot injury on an Aldon Smith sack in the fourth quarter. Roethlisberger left the field unable to put any pressure on his leg and was carted off to the locker room.
Roethlisberger was 24-44 for 334 Yards and 2 touchdowns. The Steelers lead Oakland 35-28 with 5 minutes to go.