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Steelers to start without Roethlisberger Sunday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be playing for first place in the AFC North without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

The team announced Wednesday that backup Byron Leftwich will start against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday in place of Roethlisberger, who sprained his right shoulder in Monday night’s victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.

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