Ben Roethlisberger Out for Season With Elbow Injury

The Steelers‘ have had a horrible start to the season, but now the worst thing that could have happend, has! Adam Schefter’s from ESPN reports that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is done for the season with an elbow injury. 

Roethlisberger’s was injured during the Steelers’ 28-26 loss to the  Seahawks. Big Ben sat out most of the second half, you could see that he was in pain as grabbed he’s elbow with a look of pain on his face, but he still pushed on.

After  the medical staff evaluated his injury, the Steelers were notified that  Ben was “contemplating” whether to go under the knife or not, depending on further test results . 

On Monday Coach Mike Tomlin released a statement  that confirmed that Roethlisberger’s would have season-ending surgery.

“Ben Roethlisberger had an MRI on his right elbow Sunday evening and it was determined by the Steelers’ medical team that surgery will be required,” said Tomlin . “We expect the surgery will be scheduled for this week. He will be placed on our Reserve/Injured List and is out for the season.”

All the details involving Roethlisberger’s elbow has not came out yet, but sources  told CBS Sports that the quarterback would have a surgery close to the Tommy John procedure, a surgery that many baseball pitchers have had to undergo.