So much for all those outlandish reports of the Pittsburgh Steelers dealing with a long-term injury to Ben Roethlisberger. 4-6 weeks, and maybe longer, all surfaced after the franchise quarterback tore his meniscus in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins, but the Steelers continued to preach they were taking it day-by-day.
A new report is now circulating stating Roethlisberger hasn’t just looked good in the first two days of practice this week, but is ready to go against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 9.
Source says it appears Ben Roethlisburger on track to start at QB for Steelers vs. Ravens Sunday. OC Haley says looked good in drills today— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) November 3, 2016
The news shouldn’t shock many, even with Roethlisberger being a limited participant in practice for the second straight day. The fact of the matter isn’t about how much he practices, but how his knee responds to the practice.
From all reports coming from the Steelers camp, so far so good. Barring an unforeseen setback in his progression, you can don your Roethlisberger jersey with pride on game day, everyone can just hope he plays better than he has in the past coming off injury.
The Steelers are set for a 1 p.m. EDT kickoff against the Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD.
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