(PITTSBURGH) -- The more injured Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gets, the better it seems he plays. Despite playing with a leg injury, Roethlisberger led the Steelers to a hard-fought win over their division rival Cleveland Browns.
During the second quarter, Roethlisberger took a sack and had to leave the game to get the injury checked out, leaving with the Steelers leading just 7-6. Roethlisberger had feared the leg was broken, but when the doctor informed him there was no break, that was all Big Ben needed to hear.
He returned in the second half without skipping a beat. He completed eight of his next 12 pass attempts in the second half, including a 79-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Brown, which sealed the win.
"It was one of the most painful things I've ever felt," Roethlisberger said after the win. "It felt like the middle of my leg was just, cracked...it felt like my foot was outside of my leg."
Roethlisberger is now 13-1 in his career against the Browns.
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