Big downer: the Star is finished after two matches

the NFL season has barely got started before the Pittsburgh Steelers chances for success in the year has been a rough ride. Sunday had the team's star quarte

Big downer: the Star is finished after two matches

the NFL season has barely got started before the Pittsburgh Steelers chances for success in the year has been a rough ride. Sunday had the team's star quarte

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
16 September 2019 Monday 21:00
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Big downer: the Star is finished after two matches

the NFL season has barely got started before the Pittsburgh Steelers chances for success in the year has been a rough ride.

Sunday had the team's star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger out of the showdown against the Seattle Seahawks in the second round with an injury in the elbow. The damage is so bad that the veteran is out in the rest of the season.

- It has been stated by the Steelers' lægestab, that the injury requires an operation, says the team's head coach, Mike Tomlin, in a press release Monday.

- It is expected that he will be operated in the course of the week. He will be put on skadeslisten and is finished for the season.

Pittsburgh lost the showdown against Seattle with 26-28 and has lost the first two matches of the season, which only happened once earlier in the Roethlisbergers 16-year career with the team.

the 37-year-old Ben Roethlisberger twice in his career led the Pittsburgh Steelers to Super Bowl triumph.

Also New Orleans Saints have been hit hard, as the team's quarterback Drew Brees just as Roethlisberger was injured Sunday.

According to u.s. media, Brees also through an operation of the one thumb, which he injured in the defeat against the Los Angeles Rams.

It is expected that Brees will be out for about six weeks. In that case, he may be ready for the second half of the base game.

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Updated: 16.09.2019 21:00
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