Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/14/14

DENVER - NOVEMBER 09: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers directs the offense against the Denver Broncos during NFL action at Invesco Field at Mile High on November 9, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Steelers defeated the Broncos 28-10. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Another injury for Ben Roethlisberger, we’ve heard the story before. In fact, we hear the story year after year. As the injuries, procedures, and surgeries continue to pile up, just how much can his body take? At 31, he is fully expected to recover from minor surgery on his right knee, but it’s the same surgery he had in 2005 on his left knee. Over the last several years Roethlisberger has suffered numerous injuries, from a cracked rib that could have punctured his aorta, to a sprained ankle that cost him a number of games. Backup’s Byron Leftwhich and Charlie Batch are gone and Bruce Gradkowski and rookie Landry Jones are the replacements... Read more
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