The Facts: The Steelers released a video Saturday containing no comment. Not that it needed any. It showed Roethlisberger throwing a football again, albeit lightly.
Diehards Line: The throwing session came during an evaluation in Los Angeles with his orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Neal ElAttrache, on Friday, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. ElAttrache performed surgery on Roethlisberger’s throwing elbow in September. Roethlisberger is “working his rear off” to rehab from the injury that ended his 2019 season after two games, according to Dulac. Mike Tomlin became the latest member of the Steelers organization to express optimism about Roethlisberger’s recovery. The coach said earlier this week he has “no hesitation” about Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger will work with his throwing coaches in Los Angeles before returning to Pittsburgh, per Dulac. ... We'll continue to follow up as needed.