Steelers' Roethlisberger out with COVID; Rudolph likely to start against Lions

Associated Press

Pittsburgh — Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been placed on the COVID-19 list and will miss the Steelers’ game Sunday against the Lions.

The Steelers announced Saturday night that Roethlisberger was ruled out for the game. Roethlisberger is the second prominent quarterback in two weeks to miss a game because of COVID-19, following Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers last week.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger

Mason Rudolph will likely start for the Steelers, who have won four straight.

Roethlisberger, 39, has completed 64.5% of his passes this season with 10 touchdowns, four interceptions for a 90 passer rating.