Steelers QB Roethlisberger dealing with minor elbow issue

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is dealing with a minor elbow injury, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

Veteran Roethlisberger struggled in Pittsburgh's season-opening 21-21 tie against the Cleveland Browns in the NFL last week.

The 36-year-old completed 23 of his 41 passes for 335 yards and a touchdown but tallied three interceptions.

Tomlin said Roethlisberger may be limited in practice this week, though the injury is not considered serious.

"Just the bumps and bruises associated with play," Tomlin told reporters on Tuesday.

"That was the post-game [prognosis]. We'll see how he is [Wednesday] morning.

"It may limit his participation in the early portions early in the week and we'll let that be our guide."

The Steelers will face the Kansas City Chiefs in week two action on Sunday.