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Steelers QB Roethlisberger probable to return


PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered a right knee injury when he was hit while throwing a touchdown pass to wide receiver Antonio Brown late in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Roethlisberger was taken to the locker room but the Steelers said that his return was probable. However, backup quarterback Bruce Gradkowski began making warmup throws on the sideline while Roethlisberger was being evaluated by the team’s medical staff.

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