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Steel City Blitz:
It was a minor procedure people. Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had minor knee surgery earlier this week to clean up some cartilage issues that had bothered him for the first seven days of OTA’s. According to team doctors, this was a surgery that often follows earlier procedures on knees and would not keep Roethlisberger from being ready for training camp in August.
Despite the fact that Head Coach Mike Tomlin was very ‘matter of fact’ when discussing the surgery, it nevertheless sent many fans into a state of hysterics which may have led some to leap from bridges in the Steel City.
I saw tweets with “How long is Ben out?” “Will he miss the season opener?” “Oh great Ben is injured again.” Those were actually some of the comments that didn’t have some form of cussing in them.
Look, I get your concern. Ben has been banged up a lot in his career and anytime the thought of him going under the knife is cause for alarm but the way some folks and dare I say ‘Yinzers’ we
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According to Pittsburgh Steelers PR man Burt Lauten on Twitter, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had minor surgery Tuesday on his right knee that was the result of slight discomfort this offseason.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in a statement that they advised Roethlisberger to get the surgery done now to ensure he will be completely healthy for the start of training camp...
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a minor knee operation done on Wednesday to repair damage to his right meniscus. The operation will not cause Roethlisberger to miss any game time and should allow him time to be ready for training camp. Roethlisberger would have missed 4-6 weeks if this injury occurred during the season. Coming off a disappointing and injury riddled season...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is out until training camp after minor knee surgery.
Coach Mike Tomlin says Wednesday's procedure will have no ''long-term effects'' on Roethlisberger's health. Roethlisberger has been dealing with discomfort in the knee, and the team recommended Roethlisberger undergo the surgery so he's ready when camp...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was forced to miss both games against the Baltimore Ravens last season due to injuries and Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs said Thursday he hopes Roethlisberger recovers quickly from his recent knee surgery.
"You know; it just isn’t the same game when the two teams don’t have all their parts playing," Suggs...
The Pittsburgh Steelers recently announced that quarterback
Ben Roethlisberger underwent minor surgery on his right knee. The procedure was
a scope performed to clean up meniscus damage, according to Albert Breer of NFL.com.
The Steelers encouraged Roethlisberger to undergo the
operation now so that he will be able to recover in time for the start of
training camp. Big Ben underwent...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced that starting quarterback ben Roethlisberger underwent knee surgery.
Earlier today, Ben had minor surgery on his right knee that was the result of slight discomfort this offseason. We advised him to get the surgery done to ensure he will be completely healthy for the start of training camp. This surgery will have no long-term effects...
On Wednesday it was reported that Ben Roethlisberger underwent knee surgery to repair some issues in his right knee. Coach Mike Tomlin called it, “minor” and said, “This surgery will have no long-term effects on his health.”
It is the same surgery that repaired his left knee in 2005 and that knee has been clear of injury since so there is no reason to believe this time should...
Steelers back up quarterback Bruce Gradkowski knows that there’s a chance he may end having to start a few games this season if Ben Roethlisberger can’t stay healthy.
“That’s true,” Gradkowski said, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “In this game, you never know what is going to happen.”
He understands how to prepare as a back up.
“As a backup, you have to prepare...
Season 3, Episode 109 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about the Wednesday surgery that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had on his right knee that will keep him sidelined until the start of training camp and how the other quarterbacks on the roster will benefit from the extra reps in practice.
Tight end David Paulson is also apparently...
Already without one projected starter in Mike Adams, the Pittsburgh Steelers will finish OTA’s and head into mini-camp without a second offensive starter. Wednesday, head coach Mike Tomlin announced that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be out of action until training camp after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
At this point, Tomlin stated that this was minor surgery to...
Since his release by the New York Jets in April, Tim Tebow hasn’t drawn any interest from NFL teams. But that doesn’t mean players in the league still don’t believe in the quarterback. “Why not?” said Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had “minor surgery” on his right knee Wednesday, coach Mike Tomlin announced via the team’s website. “Earlier today, Ben had minor surgery on his right knee
Bruce Gradkowski talks about his temporary reign as Steelers QB while Ben Roethlisberger recovers from minor surgery. More notes from OTA 9.