Posted June 05, 2013 on
AP on Fox
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 opens next month.
The 31-year-old Roethlisberger had been a full participant during organized team activities but has dealt with a series of health issues throughout his career. He underwent a similar procedure in 2005 and recovered to lead the Steelers to the Super Bowl. Roethlisberger missed one game and was limited in several others with a right ankle injury in 2011 and sat out three games in 2012 after fracturing a rib.
BEST OF MAXIM
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 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...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent what coach Mike Tomlin called ''minor'' surgery on Wednesday to deal with lingering discomfort in his right knee.
The 31-year-old Roethlisberger, who will miss next week's minicamp, is expected to return when Pittsburgh opens training camp in July.
''This surgery will have no long-term effects...
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...
In Pittsburgh, they measure success only one way: Rings. Every year that doesn't end with the Steelers hoisting the Lombardi trophy is a year that went wrong. With Mike Tomlin and Ben Roethlisberger, they have a chance every year. During their OTA sessions, we learned a few things about the Steelers' quest for that seventh title. Here are ten of them.#10: The...
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.