The Pittsburgh Steelers couldn’t have more questions marks coming into their divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos. Mike Tomlin’s three best offensive players are all nursing injuries; Ben Roethlisberger is battling a major shoulder injury, Antonio Brown is suffering from a concussion and DeAngelo Williams’ has a bum angle and his status in up in the air.

John Lynch said joined Afternoon Drive with Eric Goodman and Les Shapiro said he expects Roethlisberger to play.

“Having competed against him I know he’s a tough, tough dude and he understands how special these opportunities are”, Lynch continued “I’m sure he’s doing everything possible and it’s just kind of a wait and see. Those things have a funny way, come playoff time you do have an incredible burst of adeline.”

If Roethlisberger does played Lynch stated that his effectiveness in the biggest question. Will he be able to throw the ball deep and utilize the pump fake?

Listen to the full interview below.

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