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Insider Only Ben Roethlisberger’s bad history of rushing back from injury

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As you know by now, Ben Roethlisberger is expected to miss the next 4-6 weeks with a knee injury after suffering an MCL sprain at St. Louis last Sunday.

Let me be perhaps the first in Pittsburgh to say, I hope it’s six. Not because I’m super excited to see Mike Vick. No, quite the contrary. The thought of Vick starting as the Steelers’ quarterback is revolting to me.

I hope it’s six weeks because I don’t want to see Roethlisberger rushing back.

So, let me rephrase. I hope Ben comes back as fast as possible. But I only want him back at 100%. Not a slight bit less.

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