Roethlisberger returns for Steelers

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Ben Roethlisberger, who has been sidelined for three weeks with injuries, will start Sunday at quarterback for Pittsburgh, Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin said.

NFL: Pittsburgh 23, Baltimore 20

BALTIMORE, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Shaun Suisham connected on a 42-yard field goal on the final play of the game Sunday, boosting the Pittsburgh Steelers over Baltimore 23-20.
Batch to start again for Steelers

Batch to start again for Steelers

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers said Friday Charlie Batch will start at quarterback at Baltimore Sunday, again replacing Ben Roethlisberger, ruled out due to injury.

NFL: Baltimore 13, Pittsburgh 10

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Jacoby Jones scored the game's only touchdown on a 63-yard punt return Sunday and Baltimore stifled Pittsburgh 13-10 in an AFC North matchup.
Roethlisberger out Sunday against Ravens

Roethlisberger out Sunday against Ravens

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger won't play in Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens, the team confirmed Wednesday.
Steelers' Leftwich to start at quarterback

Steelers' Leftwich to start at quarterback

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Byron Leftwich will start at quarterback Sunday for the Pittsburgh Steelers in place of the injured Ben Roethlisberger, the NFL team said Wednesday.
Roethlisberger has shoulder sprain

Roethlisberger has shoulder sprain

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's availability for next week's game is in question due to a right shoulder sprain.

NFL: Pittsburgh 16, Kansas City 13 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Lawrence Timmons intercepted a pass in overtime and Shaun Suisham booted a game-winning field goal Monday, handing Pittsburgh a 16-13 win over Kansas City.

NFL: Pittsburgh 38, Buffalo 7

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Ben Roethlisberger passed for 169 yards and Antonio Brown made two scoring grabs Saturday in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 38-7 pre-season rout of Buffalo.

NFL: Philadelphia 24, Pittsburgh 23

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- A 51-yard field goal by Alex Henery in the closing seconds gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 24-23 win over cross-state rival Pittsburgh Thursday.
Leftwich hopes for more playing time

Leftwich hopes for more playing time

PITTSBURGH, June 6 (UPI) -- Byron Leftwich says he's hoping for more playing time with the Pittsburgh Steelers after being sidelined most of the past two seasons with injuries.

NFL: Pittsburgh 38, Tampa Bay 13

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Back-up quarterback Charlie Batch came up big for Pittsburgh Sunday, tossing three touchdown passes in the Steelers' 38-13 win over Tampa Bay.
Steelers Dennis Dixon to have knee surgery

Steelers Dennis Dixon to have knee surgery

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh quarterback Dennis Dixon will have surgery on his left knee, putting Charlie Batch in position to start at quarterback next Sunday for the Steelers.
Steelers re-sign discarded QB Leftwich

Steelers re-sign discarded QB Leftwich

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers said Monday they have re-signed discarded quarterback Byron Leftwich just two days after releasing him.

Dixon gets Steelers starting assignment

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Dennis Dixon will get the starting quarterback nod for the Pittsburgh Steelers at the beginning of Ben Roethlisberger's suspension, the team said Monday.
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Byron Leftwich
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Byron Leftwich (7) drops back to pass with guard Vince Manuwai (67) helping block during an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, November 20, 2005 at The Coliseum in Nashville, TN. Jacksonville won 31-28, improving to 7-3 on the season. (UPI Photo/Billy Suratt)

Byron Antron Leftwich (born January 14, 1980) is an American football quarterback in the National Football League who currently plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars seventh overall in the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Marshall University.

Leftwich has also played for the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He earned a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XLIII.

Leftwich attended H.D. Woodson High School in Washington, D.C. and was a letterman in football, basketball, and baseball. He garnered an honorable mention on the Washington Post's All-Met football team in 1997 as a senior. He was also first team All-DCIAA East in basketball his senior year.

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