Roethlisberger was limited in practice this week while testing out his knee. He's missed the past three games due to the injury suffered in Week 3.
NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported last week that Roethlisberger was a longshot to face the Chiefs this weekend, which marks the beginning of the window for his potential return after suffering the injuries in Week 3 -- a four-to-six-week rehab diagnosis. He's more likely to play in Week 8.
Mike Tomlin said this week the Steelers were proceeding under the assumption that Landry Jones would make his first career start. In his first pro action in Week 6, Jones completed 8 of 12 passes for 168 yards, two touchdowns, zero interceptions and led scoring drives on his four full possessions (two touchdowns, two field goals.).