It was chippy at Paul Brown Stadium, after Ryan Shazier put a big hit on Gio Bernard of the Bengals.
It got worse after, as Vontaze Burfict sacked Ben Roethlisberger on third down, forcing the Steelers QB to land on his shoulder, which he was favoring upon getting up.
— The Sports Daily (@SportsDailyBlog) January 10, 2016
Roethlisberger was carted off the field, as Landry Jones warmed up on the sideline. Needless to say, the Bengals fans weren’t sad to see him go.
Ben Roethlisberger hit by a beer can as he’s carted off the field in Cincinnati https://t.co/jJDAJFoeQR
— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorpNBC) January 10, 2016
According to CBS sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson, the team reports that Roethlisberger suffered a shoulder injury with no further detail.
Check back to Pittsburgh Sporting News as details become available.
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