Pittsburgh Steelers

Ben Roethlisberger undergoes successful elbow surgery

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has undergone successful elbow surgery, the team said Monday.

Roethlisberger was taken out of the Week 2 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks and will miss the rest of the season.

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The surgery was at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan Jobe Orthopedics Clinic in Los Angeles.

The team said Roethlisberger is expected to return for the 2020 NFL season. He currently has a 3-year contract that ends after the 2021 season.