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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (Knee) Likely to Start vs. Ravens

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is likely to return from injury this Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, per Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Bouchette notes that a setback is the only thing that could mess up Roethlisberger’s path to starting this weekend. A source told Bouchette that Roethlisberger took more snaps today at Steelers practice than the previous day.

“I thought he looked pretty good,” Steelers guard Ramon Foster said on Roethlisberger’s performance in practice. “He was throwing the way he normally does, but that doesn’t say how his knee feels.

The 34-year-old Roethlisberger, who underwent surgery to repair a torn meniscus on October 17, will only miss one scheduled start after tearing the ligament in the Steelers’ 30-15 surprising defeat to the Miami Dolphins in Week 6.

Landry Jones filled in for Roethlisberger in the game he missed versus the New England Patriots. He threw for 281 yards on 29 completions and one touchdown,

Roethlisberger has already thrown 16 touchdowns this season, putting him on pace for 37 touchdown season. In addition to the touchdowns, Roethlisberger has 1,685 passing yards, and an overall quarterback rating of 99.2.

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