The Steelers may very successfully be with out their star quarterback as quickly as they face the Bengals in Week 3.

Pittsburgh’s ace Ben Roethlisberger has a left pectoral injury, head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday. The trade acquired proper right here after the 39-year-old took 10 hits and was sacked twice in Sunday’s 26-17 loss to the Raiders.

Roethlisberger is having an uncharacteristically rough start to the season with a QBR of 34 (twenty eighth in the NFL). He’s furthermore having enjoyable with behind a revamped offensive line, beneath a mannequin new coordinator in Matt Canada.

The veteran quarterback is one amongst many Steelers avid avid gamers coping with injury forward of Week 3. He has handled assorted ailments in the earlier, however his age has induced concern about whether or not or not or not or not he can preserve healthful for 17 weeks.