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Report: Ben Roethlisberger Out With Torn Meniscus, Will Have Surgery Monday

Ben Roethlisberger injury update: the Steelers star quarterback tore his meniscus in today's loss to the Miami Dolphins, and needs surgery.

The Pittsburgh Steelers looked like one of the best teams in the NFL through the early part of the season. Sunday did not go as planned. The Steelers lost to a struggling Miami Dolphins team 30-15, and during the game, Roethlisberger went down with a knee injury.

Big Ben left the game after getting injured while rolling out right, but eventually returned to the action.

There is a chance that Roethlisberger can return for the Steelers this season—meniscus tears often have quicker recovery times than, say, ACL or MCL tears. However, this greatly alters the outlook of the AFC North, and all of the NFL. The Steelers, which feature two of the offensive weapons in the game in Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell, now give the ball to Landry Jones.

Jones appeared in seven games for the Steelers last season, starting two. He completed 32-of-55 passes for 532 yards, three touchdowns, and four interceptions. The Steelers are a game up in their division at 4-2, ahead of the Baltimore Ravens at 3-3 and Cincinnati Bengals at 2-4.

We will continue to update on this story as more comes out about Roethlisberger's status.