Aug 16, 2010

Steelers will play Ben Roethlisberger vs. Giants on Saturday

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will make his preseason debut in the team's at the Meadowlands against the New York Giants on Saturday.

Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said Monday the team would play Roethlisberger, who sat out the team's opener last weekend.

Fans at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field chanted "we want Ben" as Roethlisberger stood on the sidelines.

The Steelers are auditioning replacement QBs to play during Roethlisberger's 4-6 game suspension at the start of the regular season.

Byron Leftwich and Dennis Dixon have been sharing snaps. Both will continue to do so as the team evaluates who gives them a better edge without Roethlisberger, Arians said.

-- Sean Leahy