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Leftwich to start vs. Ravens

Posted by Teresa Varley on November 14, 2012 – 8:50 am

Quarterback Byron Leftwich will start Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field, replacing injured Ben Roethlisberger.

Roethlisberger sprained the sternoclavicular (SC) joint in his right shoulder against the Kansas City Chiefs when he was sacked by linebacker Justin Houston in the third quarter.

Leftwich replaced Roethlisberger, going 7-for-14 for 73 yards.

This will be Leftwich’s first start for the Steelers. His last start came in 2009 when he started three games while with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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5 Responses to “Leftwich to start vs. Ravens”

  1. By Rodo on Nov 14, 2012 | Reply

    Bad news in so important game.

  2. By ericgant on Nov 14, 2012 | Reply

    Going to be a tough effort but if everyone steps up we can win this one. We have won with Ben out before.

  3. By klillie70 on Nov 14, 2012 | Reply

    Next man up!! Its Steelers / Ravens week. Byron is capable and this team has proven itself when it has come to overcoming injuries. GO STEELERS!!

  4. By babycakesdj25 on Nov 14, 2012 | Reply

    You got this Byron!!! I am from Huntington and watched you play at Marshall and know you can do this!!!

  5. By mpclifton on Nov 15, 2012 | Reply

    As Long as the rest of the team does there part we will be fine. Defense, Special teams, Running Backs, receivers and especially the O-line. They went 3-1 and made it to the Super Bowl when Ben missed 4 games in 2010.

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