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Ben Roethlisberger has knee surgery

Updated: June 7, 2013, 11:43 AM ET
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PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent what coach Mike Tomlin called "minor" surgery on Wednesday to deal with lingering discomfort in his right knee.

The 31-year-old Roethlisberger, who will miss next week's minicamp, is expected to return when Pittsburgh opens training camp in July.

"This surgery will have no long-term effects on his health," Tomlin said.

Doctors operated on Roethlisberger's right meniscus, a source familiar with ...

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