By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers hope to go 12-0 with Monday’s game against the Washington Football Team, but they may have trouble doing so without their star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger if he cannot play.READ MORE: Threats Place All Pittsburgh Public Schools On Modified Lockdown Friday
As of 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Roethlisberger is on the injury list with “Not Injury Related/Knee” listed as the reason for his questionable status for Monday’s match.
Sports reporters in the area say that Roethlisberger’s status comes as a surprise as he made no mention of an injury to reporters in virtual interviews.
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The Steelers list Steven Nelson as doubtful. Two surprises: Ben Roethlisberger is questionable (knee) and Chris Boswell (hip). Roethlisberger did not mention his injury when he did a zoom interview yesterday. Then again, he wasn’t asked. Boswell did not practice on Saturday.
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Place Kicker Chris Boswell is also listed as questionable for a hip injury, and cornerback Steven Nelson is listed as doubtful for a knee injury.
Steelers fans do have some good news: the team announced that defensive end Stephon Tuitt had been activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 list.MORE NEWS: Death Of Driver Who Crashed Into Biomat USA Plasma Center In Pittsburgh Ruled A Suicide
Stay with KDKA as we follow this developing story.