LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger injured his right shoulder and was replaced by Byron Leftwich to start the second half of Pittsburgh's game against the Washington Redskins on Monday night.
Roethlisberger jogged out from the locker room onto the sideline as Pittsburgh was lining up to run its second play of the third quarter.
He scored a touchdown on a 1-yard sneak late in the second quarter to make it 10-6.
Leftwich led the Steelers to a touchdown on his first drive, which included a 50-yard completion to Nate Washington. The score put Pittsburgh ahead 16-6 early in the third quarter.
Roethlisberger held his right arm tight against his body while exchanging congratulations with teammates after that touchdown.
Steelers tight end Heath Miller began the second half on the sideline with an ankle injury.

Recent NFL Discussions

2016 QB Rankings on Wed, Jun 2016 by Blade
2016 Coaching Changes on Wed, Jun 2016 by Blade
2016 College Conference Previews on Mon, Jun 2016 by Blade
Hot Seat Coaches on Sat, Jun 2016 by Blade

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail Talib shot in the leg Aqib Talibwas shot in the leg on Saturday, but seems to have avoided serious injury and will be able to return to the Denver Broncos...
Thumbnail Romo eyes lengthy return Injuries have been an issue at times for Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, but the veteran NFL star is far from thinking about...
Thumbnail Lockette retiring from Seahawks The Seattle Seahawks are losing another skill-position player from last year’s team as receiver Ricardo Lockette is expected to announce his retirement...
Thumbnail Dolphins securing the D-Line The Miami Dolphins are trying to make a push for the playoffs and they aided that on Saturday by signing Cameron Wake to a two-year...
Thumbnail Updated Super Bowl LI Odds The 2016 NFL Draft has now concluded. How did the draft impact the odds to win the Super Bowl next season?
More inNFL Articles  

NFL Team Pages