Eventually, Byron Leftwich may actually throw this football. (Getty Images)
There were no surprises on the inactive lists for Sunday night's game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. The Steelers will be without quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who is expected to miss the next few weeks with a sprained sternoclavicular joint in his right shoulder and a rib injury. Byron Leftwich will get the start in his place, with Charlie Batch serving as the No. 2.
The Steelers are also without wide receiver Antonio Brown, who was ruled out with an ankle injury. Pittsburgh's offense will have Rashard Mendenhall, who had missed the last four games with an Achilles injury after missing the first three weeks due to the surgery he had in January to repair the ACL he tore in the 2011 regular season finale.
For the Ravens, cornerback Jimmy Smith is out after undergoing surgery on his sports hernia. The 2011 first-round pick is expected to return this season. The Ravens will also be without nose tackle Terrence Cody, who missed Friday's practice with an elbow injury.
Baltimore: WR Deonte Thompson, G Bobbie Williams, G Ramon Harewood, DE Pernell McPhee, DT Terrence Cody, CB Jimmy Smith, CB Asa Jackson
Pittsburgh: QB Ben Roethlisberger, WR Antonio Brown, OT Marcus Gilbert, LB Stevenson Sylvester, LB Adrian Robinson, CB DeMarcus Van Dyke, S Troy Polamalu
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