Coronavirus alert: Ben Roethlisberger absent in Pittsburgh

Ben Roethlisberger

Bad news in Pittsburgh. The great moment that the Steleers, with perfect step in the NFL and leaders of the American Conference, could be threatened by COVID-19. This Tuesday, the Steelers reported that Ben roethlisberger and three more companions were placed on the reserve list by coronavirus. However, it was not specified if any were positive or are only suspicions.

The quarterback Ben roethlisberger, the offensive lineman Jerald hawkins, the corridor Jaylen samuels and the linebacker Vince williams are the players of Steelers who will be isolated for a period of five days and must test negative in their last test for COVID-19, to see if they are considered for next Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

What does it mean to be in reserve?

The fact that they are in reserve by coronavirus it does not mean that they have tested positive. So much Ben roethlisberger like their companions they can also appear on the list for having been in contact with someone who was afflicted by the virus. For this reason and as a precautionary measure, the teams determine to isolate them to avoid further infections, pending official tests. It should be remembered that Vance McDonald and a defensive coach did get infected yesterday.

Ben Roethlisberger’s present

At 38 years old, Ben roethlisberger he’s off to a great start allowing the Steleers to maintain a perfect 8-0 record. So far, ‘Big Ben’ has 1,934 total yards, completing 68.1 percent of its shipments. In addition, he accumulates 18 touchdown passes, in exchange for only four interceptions. Very remarkable numbers and with which Pittsburgh becomes one of the favorites in the American Conference.


Following Sunday’s win at AT&T Stadium over the Cowboys, Ben roethlisberger would have presented discomfort after the duel, after a capture he suffered in the second quarter. According to reports from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Steleers quarterback had an injury to both knees, which is why he underwent an MRI, which did not show serious results. So it only remains to wait for the quarterback to test negative for coronavirus and play against the Bengals.

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