Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger To Have Elbow Surgery; Out For Season

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger had an MRI on his right elbow on Sunday and it was determined he will need surgery. The procedure is expected to be scheduled for this week.

Roethlisberger will be placed on injured reserve and will be out for the remainder of the 2019 NFL season.

Below is the team’s official statement:

Statement by Mike Tomlin on Ben Roethlisberger:
Ben Roethlisberger had an MRI on his right elbow Sunday evening and it was determined by the Steelers’ medical team that surgery will be required. We expect the surgery will be scheduled for this week. He will be placed on our Reserve/Injured List and is out for the season

Roethlisberger exited the Steelers’ Week 2 game against the Seahawks with a right elbow injury. He tried to shake it out but was unable to return to the game. He was replaced by backup QB Mason Rudolph. Before leaving, Ben had completed 8-of-15 passing for 75 yards.

The Steelers lost the game and moved their record to 0-2.


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