Coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday downplayed the incident.
"I met with Ben yesterday," Tomlin told NFL.com's Aditi Kinkhabwala. "He's ready to move forward and he's on board with what we're doing."
There's plenty to overcome in Pittsburgh this week, but the Steelers face two clear options against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Win the game, and the playoffs remain a possibility. Falter, and go the way of the New York Jets.
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