Injuries: Roethlisberger expected to play vs. KC

The Los Angeles Chargers are struggling to make the small Stub Hub Center their temporary home into a home-field advantage. More

The Los Angeles Chargers are struggling to make the small Stub Hub Center their temporary home into a home-field advantage. More

Superman wears No. 7 for the Steelers and other than his right elbow swelling up like a balloon between now and 1 p.m. on Sunday, Ben Roethlisberger will start against the Chiefs in the Steelers' home opener.

All four players were listed as questionable, but are expected to play, Rapoport tweeted.

He missed multiple practices during the week, but returned Friday.

Cornerback Joe Haden (hamstring) and guard David DeCastro (hand), who were both doubtful, will not play for Pittsburgh. In their 38-28 road win over the Los Angeles Chargers last week, the Chiefs allowed 541 total yards to Philip Rivers and company, with Rivers unloading 424 passing yards to go with three touchdowns against a lone interception. Receiver Tyreke Hill caught two touchdowns and added another score via punt return.

Roethlisberger suffered the injury after taking a hit in overtime during Pittsburgh's 21-21 season-opening tie against the Browns. Against the Browns, Big Ben threw for 335 yards and a touchdown on 23of-41 pass completions, though, he was also picked off three times.

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