The Pittsburgh Steelers won Sunday’s game but lost quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a left knee injury. Early reports have surfaced that Roethlisberger’s injury is not as bad as first feared and the quarterback may be able to return anytime between 4 to 6 weeks.
MRI on Ben Roethlisberger confirms an MCL sprain. No damage to ACL. Expected to make a 4-week recovery
MRI revealed Ben Roethlisberger did not tear his ACL, but he sprained his MCL and now is expected to miss “probably 6 weeks,” per source.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin released a statement on Roethlisberger’s injury Monday morning on Steelers.com
Mike Tomlin: “The MRI on Sunday night revealed Ben Roethlisberger had an MCL injury to his left knee. There is no timetable for his return, but Ben is a competitor and we are confident he will do everything in his power to return at the appropriate time.”
Tomlin will hold his weekly press conference at noon today.