Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger to Return in Second Half

Roethlisberger lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to their first touchdown of the game before heading to the locker room.
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger took a hit from Dallas Cowboys' rookie Neville Gallimore that ended his half early. The 38-year-old quarterback limped off to the locker room after landing awkwardly on his left knee with just over a minute remaining in the second quarter. 

Roethlisberger finished the drive before heading to the locker room. He completed four-straight passes, including a touchdown pass to James Washington after gingerly getting up after the injury. 

Second-string quarterback Mason Rudolph took the field to finish the half after Minkah Fitzpatrick recovered a fumble on the Cowboys' 38-yard line. He went 2-3 for 3 yards. 

Roethlisberger is expected to return in the second half. 

As more information is released, this article will be updated.Noah Strackbein is a Publisher with AllSteelers. Follow Noah on Twitter @NoahStrack, and AllSteelers @si_steelers.