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Ben Roethlisberger Shows Up To Press Conference Wearing a Walking Boot
With the Wild Card game against the Miami Dolphins well out of reach, many wondered why coach Mike Tomlin had QB Ben Roethlisberger still out on the field risking injury. What everybody feared could happen did happen, as Big Ben showed up to the press conference after the game in a walking boot.
He confirmed that he hurt his ankle on the second-to-last play of the game.
#Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, in a walking boot, hurt his ankle: “You’re always worried about being hurt. I’ll be out there next week”
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 8, 2017
Ben Roethlisberger says he hurt ankle on second to last play. Said he’s “always worried,” but promises “I’ll be out there next week.” — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) January 8, 2017
Update: Possibly faking it to throw off the Chiefs?? Here’s Ben after the game:
— Matt Britton (@britton222) January 8, 2017