With Charlie Batch behind center, the team was relying too heavily on the defense. This is perfect timing for Pittsburgh, who is still thinking Super Bowl in December.
Fantasy Implications: This is solid news for Roethlisberger owners as well. Big Ben has a number of dynamic playmakers and has the arm to get them the ball.
Against the San Diego Chargers in Week 14, Roethlisberger could have a huge return. The Chargers have been falling apart and the Steelers need a statement game that says they're competing in the AFC. Monitor his status, but Big Ben should be a viable QB1 this Sunday.