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Report: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger aggravated an old foot injury, should be able to play Sunday

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Pittsburgh Steelers fans are worried about their franchise quarterback’s foot, and Ben Roethlisberger gave an update on his injury Monday.

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After the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-12 win over the Miami Dolphins, fans were ecstatic. Antonio Brown and Le’Veon Bell practically carried the team to victory, and then came the post-game press conference where quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was seen with a protective boot on his right foot.

Speculation arose around the injury, and if it may impact his availability, and mobility, against the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Divisional round of the playoffs.

Ron Cook, who is the host of the Ben Roethlisberger show every Tuesday, released the following information from his verified Twitter account.

The aggravated foot injury mentioned was likely the injury Roethlisberger suffered against the Oakland Raiders in 2015 which had him miss some time, but the good news surrounding these reports is Roethlisberger will likely be on the field against the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.

The biggest question is how mobile Roethlisberger will be when he plays. If this injury hinders his ability to escape the Chiefs’ pass rush, it could be a big issue for the Steelers offense coming off an explosive performance in the first round against the Dolphins.

As always, practice participation will determine just how injured, or lack thereof, Roethlisberger truly is, as well as what fans can expect of him this Sunday.

Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest on this injury, and other news surrounding the black and gold.