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Ben Roethlisberger Injury: Reported mid-foot sprain will sideline Steelers QB a 'few weeks'

The Pittsburgh Steelers could have dodged a major bullet again with injury news on Ben Roethlisberger's foot injury.

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After Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams when Pittsburgh Steelers fans saw their franchise quarterback leave on a cart, they pictured the worst. They dodged a bullet with a sprained MCL ligament and Ben Roethlisberger missed 4 weeks due to the injury.

Fast forward to the Week 9 game against the Oakland Raiders, and fans again saw No. 7 writhing in pain on the ground, this time with a left foot injury. As people talked about potential injuries, it seems as if the Steelers' quarterback may have dodged a major bullet, again, in terms of the diagnosis.

Per Adam Schefter of ESPN, Roethlisberger suffered a mid-foot sprain and is expected to be sidelined 'a few weeks'. Although there is a lot of speculation on the injury and the result for Roethlisberger's return, the fact he will be returning should be a saving grace for the Steelers.

As was also reported, Roethlisberger did not suffer a LisFranc injury, which could have ended the Steelers franchise quarterback's season.

The Steelers now will face the Cleveland Browns in Week 10 before their bye week. Whether Roethlisberger will be able to play against the Seattle Seahawks coming off the bye has yet to be seen, but it looks like it will be Landry Jones who will have to beat the Browns this Sunday at Heinz Field.

Be sure to stay tuned to BTSC for the latest on Roethlisberger's injury.