Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/10/14

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 06: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates a second quarter touchdown while playing the Oakland Raiders on December 6, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Fantasy Football News - Pittsburgh Steelers franchise quarterback, Ben Roesthlisberger has officially been ruled OUT along with his backup Byron Leftwich. That leaves veteran Steeler, Charlie Batch to start on the road in Baltimore for week 13. FFLockerRoom Take - This is not good for Big Ben owners who were hoping to get him back for that final week before playoffs. In really deep leagues it’s tough when your #1 QB goes down. If I had to get someone in such a league, take a look at Brandon Weeden. He’s matched up versus the Raiders, and Oakland can make a lot of bad teams/players look much better. As for the rest of the Steelers. The only one I’m starting with any sort of confidence is Jonathan Dwyer. He’s played well when asked to carry the load this season and the Ravens D can give up good chunks on the ground. The receivers with Batch under center will get a huge downgrade, making them flex players at best. Same goes for Heath Miller who was having a great year till Ben went out...
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