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Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller believes it might be a little too early to determine when he'll be able to return from the ACL injury he suffered late last season. However, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is confident in Miller's ability to recover, as he told WDVE today that he has "no doubt" the tight end will be on the field for the regular-season opener. While Roethlisberger admits that Miller might not be able to play during the preseason, he believes he'll be back for Week 1. “The biggest thing is going to be trying to hold Heath back because I think he’s gonna want to get out there too soon,” Roethlisberger said. “I’m gonna fight to say ‘Heath, don’t play in any preseason games. Just get out there for the regular season.’” Here are Miller's comments on his potential recovery timeframe (courtesy of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review). "Yeah, I think it’s a little too early to say anything like that. It’s a long time before training camp, so that’s a long time to make gains positively or maybe even for something to happen negatively. So, I’m just taking one day at a time, and I hope to get better every day." Roethlisberger's comments may not be as far-fetched as they come across, as the Steelers seem to believe what he's saying based on their actions. Pittsburgh elected not to draft a tight end, and the only free agent addition at the position they made is Matt Spaeth. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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