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Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger QB - PIT

Experience: 15 YRS  
Height: 6'5"  
Weight: 241 
Bye: 7

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (rib) put in full practices on Thursday and Friday and isn’t listed on the final injury report. He’s a strong fantasy play in a likely shootout against the Patriots this weekend.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (rib) said in a Tuesday radio appearance that he'll play against the Patriots this weekend. “I’m still pretty sore, but I am getting better everyday,” he said. “I will be on the field on Sunday and that’s all that matters.” Roethlisberger returned to last Sunday's game against the Raiders after a pain-killing shot kicked in. He's played well at less than 100% throughout his career and will be a strong Week 15 fantasy start.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger suffered a rib injury in the 1st half of Sunday's game against the Raiders. He remained in the locker room at halftime and is officially questionable to return. QB Josh Dobbs played the 1st series of the 2nd half. We'll update Roethlisberger's status when we learn more.

Update: Roethlisberger returned in the 4th quarter after Pittsburgh fell behind 17-14.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger injured his right shoulder in the 4th quarter of Sunday's game in Baltimore. A Ravens DL landed right on him at the end of a scramble. Big Ben was down in obvious pain for a few minutes. We'll update his status when we learn more. QB Josh Dobbs is Pittsburgh's backup.

UPDATE: Roethlisberger returned after missing just 1 snap. The CBS crew reports that he just had the wind knocked out of him.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger fractured the index finger on his left hand on Sunday, insider Gerry Dulac reports. That's Roethlisberger's non-throwing hand. He's not expected to miss any time with the injury, and it shouldn't impact his passing. We'll see if he has any trouble taking snaps or handing the ball off.

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Injury Predictor

Roethlisberger has had 23 documented injuries during his NFL career. He lost just 1 game to a torn meniscus in his left knee in 2016. An MCL sprain to the same knee cost Roethlisberger 4 games in 2015. Last year, though, he only missed Week 17 after the Steelers clinched their playoff seed. Roethlisberger has averaged just 1.6 rushing attempts per game over the past 5 years, while completing 65.5% of his passes and generating a 5.1% passing-TD rate.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
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Date Injury Analysis
Dec 9, 2018 Chest Rib Fracture Roethlisberger didn't miss any games, despite dealing with cracked ribs.
Oct 16, 2016 Knee Meniscus Tear Big Ben missed just 1 game following surgery.
Jan 9, 2016 Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain Roethlisberger had an AC sprain with torn ligaments in his throwing shoulder, yet he missed 0 games.
Nov 29, 2015 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Roethlisberger was concussed late in the 4th quarter. He suited up the following week.
Nov 8, 2015 Pedal Foot Sprain Big Ben sprained his left foot but returned to play the following week.
Sep 27, 2015 Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Roethlisberger took a sack at an awkward angle and had to be carted off the field.
Sep 29, 2013 Hand Finger Dislocation In Week 4, Big Ben dislocated his right index finger but continued playing.
Nov 12, 2012 Chest Rib Separation Roethlisberger separated his throwing shoulder and dislocated a rib vs. Kansas City.
Nov 12, 2012 Shoulder S/C Joint Separation Big Ben dislocated a joint in his shoulder against the Chiefs, causing him to miss the next three weeks.
Aug 4, 2012 Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Ben sprained an ankle when an offensive lineman stepped on him.
Dec 8, 2011 Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Roethlisberger sprained his left ankle around halftime against the Browns in Week 14 but returned for the second half.
Nov 13, 2011 Hand Thumb Fracture Roethlisberger didn't miss a snap in Week 10 action vs. the Bengals.
Oct 2, 2011 Pedal Foot Sprain In Week 4 against the Texans, Roethlisberger suffered a foot sprain but played through it.
Dec 5, 2010 Head Nose Fracture Big Ben didn't miss a snap despite his injury.
Nov 28, 2010 Pedal Foot Fracture What was first thought of as a sprain turned out to be a foot fracture for Big Ben. He played the following week and didn't miss any game time.
Nov 22, 2009 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Roethlisberger missed 1 game with his concussion.
Aug 20, 2009 Pedal Achilles Pull Grade 1 Big Ben suffered a pulled achilles against the Bengals in the preseason and missed Week 1 as a result.
Oct 22, 2006 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Ben took a nasty helmet to helmet hit from Chauncey Davis.

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