Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has worked out without problems since missing Sunday night's game in Baltimore with a concussion and is expected to play Sunday against Oakland.
Roethlisberger was held out of the 20-17 overtime loss to the Ravens after having post-practice headaches Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. A team doctor recommended Saturday that the quarterback not play, and coach Mike Tomlin agreed.
Meanwhile, Steelers receiver Hines Ward apologized for openly questioning Roethlisberger’s toughness, saying he spoke emotionally without knowing a doctor recommended the quarterback sit out.
Ward talked Monday with Roethlisberger and Tomlin in separate conversations, expressing regret for saying during a pregame NBC-TV interview that the locker room was split 50-50 whether the quarterback should play in Baltimore.
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