Pittsburgh Steelers star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have surgery on his right elbow and miss the remainder of the season, coach Mike Tomlin announced Monday…In a statement released by the team, Tomlin announced that Roethlisberger will undergo the surgery at some point this week after undergoing an MRI on Sunday night.
Mason Rudolph now becomes the Steelers’ starting QB.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2019
Having traded Josh Dobbs to Jacksonville last week, the Steelers now are likely to sign QB Devlin Hodges off their practice squad to back up Rudolph.
Ben Roethlisberger underwent an MRI on his right elbow that revealed he will need season-ending surgery this week. He will be placed on IR.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 16, 2019