The Steelers are not ruling out Ben Roethlisberger, but they won't give the designation that he will play either.
According to multiple reports, the Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. He is recovering from surgery to repair a torn meniscus, and was operated on less than three weeks ago.
Sources told Ed Bouchette of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday that Roethlisberger is on track to make his return after suiting up for three consecutive practices this week. It seems that the team would rather keep Big Ben's status for the game a mystery.
Even with limited mobility, Roethlisberger would be a significant upgrade from Landry Jones. The Steelers' offensive unit is on of the most explosive in football when healthy, and the team needs to score plenty if they hope to bounce back from two straight disappointing performances.
The two-time Super Bowl champion had completed 64.2 percent of his passes for 1,685 yards, 16 touchdowns and six interceptions before sustaining the knee injury in a Week 6 loss to the Miami Dolphins.
Source: dkpittsburghsports.com, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette · Photo Credit: Images Courtesy of Keystone Press