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Ben Roethlisberger sits in Heinz return

Updated: August 15, 2010, 3:43 PM ET
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PITTSBURGH -- Ben Roethlisberger couldn't have had a much quieter return to Heinz Field.

Roethlisberger, wearing a Steelers uniform for the first time since drawing a six-game suspension for his off-field behavior, did not play in the first half of Pittsburgh's exhibition game against Detroit on Saturday night.

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin almost never plays regulars with backups, so Roethlisberger was not expected to take the field in a game delayed 1 hour, 13 minutes by lightning and ...

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