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Byron Leftwich breaks left arm

Updated: August 28, 2011, 6:09 PM ET
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Steelers backup quarterback Byron Leftwich broke his left arm in Pittsburgh's preseason victory over Atlanta on Saturday.

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Leftwich will likely end up on season-ending injured reserve.

Leftwich was slated to be the Steelers' No. 2 quarterback behind starter Ben Roethlisberger this season.

The injury occurred early in the third quarter on a six-yard scramble. It was Leftwich's first series of the night.

The Steelers are now ...

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