BALTIMORE (AP) — Quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich are inactive for Pittsburgh’s game against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
This will be the third straight game that Roethlisberger misses with a rib and shoulder injury. Leftwich has been out since Nov. 18, when he hurt his ribs in a loss to the Ravens.
Charlie Batch will start at quarterback. Also inactive for Pittsburgh are cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke, tackle Mike Adams, running back Rashard Mendenhall, linebacker LaMarr Woodley and wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery.
Baltimore inactives include linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, who has ankle, knee and finger injuries. Tight end Ed Dickson (knee) and cornerbacks Jimmy Smith and Chris Johnson are also inactive for the Ravens.
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