Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able
to practice once again yesterday and all signs seem to be pointing toward him
starting Sunday against the San Diego Charges, according to the AssociatedPress, while wide receivers Mike Wallace and Antonio Brown are also expected to
play this weekend.
Tomlin declined to name Roethlisberger the starter against
the reeling Chargers (4-8) but sounded very much like a coach running out of
reasons to keep his team's most valuable player on the sideline.
Roethlisberger reported no setbacks after a full practice
Wednesday and coach Mike Tomlin called it a “positive day” for his quarterback.
Roethlisberger has been out since injuring his shoulder and ribs during a
contest against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Brown, Wallace and others, including wide receiver Emmanuel
Sanders, safeties Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu, offensive lineman Willie Colon and
linebacker LaMarr Woodley all sat out practice Wednesday. While this was mostly
listed as expected rest, Woodley (ankle) and Colon (knee) are questionable to
play against the Charges given their injuries.
Cornerback Ike Taylor and offensive lineman Mike Adams, who
both are suffering from ankle injuries, have already been ruled out for this
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