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Steelers QB Roethlisberger limps off practice field with knee issue

PITTSBURGH -- Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was limping because of left knee discomfort during an optional team practice Wednesday, but he didn't appear to be injured.

Roethlisberger, who has led the Steelers to two Super Bowl victories in the last four seasons, had some problem walking when he left the team's training complex, but his knee wasn't bandaged.

Roethlisberger left the field during the Steelers' morning practice after the problem developed, and he was examined along the sideline by team trainer John Norwig. Roethlisberger apparently didn't need medical attention, and he began stretching his leg before practice ended.

Neither Roethlisberger nor Steelers coach Mike Tomlin discussed the quarterback's problem. Tomlin also said there wouldn't be an update on Roethlisberger's status.

Roethlisberger is scheduled to play golf Friday in an event at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., the site of this month's U.S. Open.

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