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Ben waiting until week's end for decision

Ben Roethlisberger

PITTSBURGH – Charlie Batch leads the NFL in passer rating, but that isn't stopping Steelers Coach Bill Cowher from trying to get Ben Roethlisberger on the field Monday night in Jacksonville. The discourse has already begun.

Ben Roethlisberger showed up at the Pittsburgh Steelers' South Side practice facility on Monday and on Tuesday was throwing to receivers. Cowher was asked at his Tuesday press conference whether he expects Roethlisberger to lobby hard to play. "Yes, we talked [Monday]," Cowher said. "I'm sure we'll be talking a lot in the next few days." Cowher will make his decision later in the week, "closer... Recommended Stories