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Making progress: Big Ben jogs off practice field

Ben Roethlisberger jogged off the practice field Thursday, guard Ramon Foster confirmed, another sign the Steelers quarterback is progressing well from a sprained left MCL and a bone bruise.

Vick on working with receivers to catch passes from left-hander (0:44)

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger jogged off the practice field today, guard Ramon Foster confirmed. Teammates teased him, 'don't do that, 7.' Michael Vick said it was good to see Roethlisberger toss the football around, too

Double Check: Steelers-Chargers (0:57)

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

After a slow preseason, Sammie Coates has gotten more comfortable in the offense the last few weeks, resulting in more assertiveness in practices. The return of Martavis Bryant keeps him buried on the depth chart, but he's in a better place now than he was in August.

What you need to know for Week 5 (1:06)

Bell on offensive line: Great chemistry

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell: "Those are the same five guys that I've been playing with for a long time. Those guys have been doing well. ... We're really comfortable with each other and it's only going to get better as the season goes on."

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Your best bet against Chargers defense

Martavis Bryant is set to return to Pittsburgh's lineup. But San Diego has limited opposing running backs to 14.1 fantasy points per game this season, the second best in the league. Week 5 fantasy tips (Insider)

The guiding hand who shaped Steelers All-Pro RB Le'Veon Bell (5:26)

Jeremy Fowler ESPN Senior NFL Writer 

Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell said he'll never turn down the ball but wasn't disappointed by the team's fourth-and-1 passing attempt in overtime of the 23-20 loss to the Ravens. "I think it was a good play call. We just executed it wrong," Bell said.

Martavis Bryant a more complete receiver in year two (0:52)
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Is Vick the NFL's most aggressive QB?

Steelers coaches kept the reins on Michael Vick in his first start, but history says the QB loves to let it rip on third down. Could he take more shots with Martavis Bryant back in the lineup? Most aggressive QBs (Insider)

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Chargers safety Eric Weddle might want to consider Pittsburgh as a possible destination when he hits free agency. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gushed over Weddle, saying he loves the way he plays: "He's a do-everything type of player, and a good one."

Eric D. Williams ESPN Staff Writer 

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked during our conference call if he understands the psychology of kickers, now that his team is on a second kicker in Chris Boswell: "No, if I did I would be writing books."

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When might Big Ben return?

On his radio show Tuesday, Ben Roethlisberger shed some light on his recovery process, but it isn't clear how soon he could be back. Could he return by Week 7? NFL rumors roundup

Stream Steelers defense and special teams in Week 5 (0:38)
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Who is the NFL's toughest cover?

It's awfully hard to contain Antonio Brown, but what about Julio Jones? Or Gronk, perhaps? Former NFL safeties Matt Bowen and Louis Riddick rank the league's top-10 one-on-one nightmares. See the list (Insider)

Team Stats

Passing Yards248.014th
Rushing Yards111.814th
Points For24.0Tied-13th
Points Against18.88th

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