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PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent what coach Mike Tomlin called "minor" surgery on Wednesday to deal with lingering discomfort in his right knee. Cheap Nike Air Max Shoes Wholesale . The 31-year-old Roethlisberger, who will miss next weeks minicamp, is expected to return when Pittsburgh opens training camp in July. "This surgery will have no long-term effects on his health," Tomlin said. The surgery is the second one on Roethlisbergers right knee during his nine-year career. He missed four games in 2005 after having a similar procedure but came back to lead the Steelers to their fifth Super Bowl title. Roethlisberger had been a full participant during organized team activities but was concerned enough about the knee that he brought it to the teams attention. Advisors suggested he have the surgery now to give him a clean bill of health when the season begins. The two-time Super Bowl winner has dealt with a series of issues the last several years. He missed one game and was limited in several others with a right ankle injury in 2011 and sat out three games in 2012 with a cracked rib that was in danger of puncturing his aorta. He was in the middle of a career year at the time but wasnt the same when he came back as the Steelers fell to 8-8 and missed the playoffs. Pittsburgh revamped the backup quarterback position during the off-season, letting Byron Leftwich and Charlie Batch go in free agency. The Steelers signed Pittsburgh native Bruce Gradkowski in March and drafted record-setting Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the NFL draft. John Parker Wilson is also in the mix. Gradkowski will work with the first team in Roethlisbergers place when the Steelers wrap up OTAs with a rare practice at Heinz Field on Thursday. Cheap Air Max Online Australia . 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ATHENS, Ga. -- Nick Chubb looked as strong and durable as ever.Optimism is soaring at No. 18 Georgia about its running game -- and not only because of Chubb, but all the backfield help for the tailback looming on the horizon has the staff beaming.Chubb made a remarkable return only 10 months after tearing three ligaments in his left knee as he had 32 carries for 222 yards and two touchdowns in the Bulldogs 33-24 opening win over No. 22 North Carolina on Saturday.He showed power, speed and endurance in his impressive return from last seasons gruesome injury. His 32nd carry was a 55-yard touchdown run.Though Chubb was not available for interviews on Monday, compliments from his teammates were still flowing even as coach Kirby Smart attempted to shift the attention to this weeks game against Nicholls.To come back from that type of injury and to hit the ground running like that and have that many yards and that much success in one game is just amazing, said cornerback Maurice Smith.Added fullback Christian Payne: Hes a freak. He has tons of God-given ability. Hes blessed. I knew when he got hurt he would come back even stronger. ... I couldnt be more proud of him.Chubbs big game may have been only an indicator of more to come from Georgias running game.Sony Michel, who ran for 1,161 yards last season, most coming after Chubbs injury, was held out against North Carolina while he recovers from a broken left forearm. Michel ran so well in pregame warmups that Smart noted after the game the junior was tearing it up.Meanwhile, freshman Brian Herrien flashed his speed on his 19-yard touchdown run. Another freshman, Elijah Holyfield, the son of former boxing champion Evander Holyfield, was held out with an ankle injury. Senior Brendan Douglas ran for 23 yards on three carries.Smart said Monday Holyfield almost was cleared to play against North Carolina and will receive more practice reps this weekk in anticipation of playing against Nicholls (0-0). Cheap Air Max Australia. Michel appears ready as soon as he receives clearance from his doctor.As tailback depth grows for Georgia (1-0), its possible that 30-carry games for Chubb will become a rarity.Smart said his plan for sharing carries could change each week.Well go with the hot hand, whoever that is and what style defense theyre playing, Smart said, adding You just cant become predictable. Thats going to change game by game and how those kids practice during the week.Smith, the Alabama transfer, said Michel and Holyfield will make the offense stronger.I think once they get back well definitely have a stronger running game, Smith said.Chubb used hard work to remain ahead of schedule throughout his recovery. Still, it would have been difficult to predict 32 carries in his first game since the injury.Smart gave credit to Chubbs weight-room work with director of strength and conditioning Scott Sinclair, improving in his bench press and squat.He feels much more conditioned and stronger as a running back, Smart said. It was evident that he was able to run through some tackles in the fourth quarter because hes such a powerful low body guy.Chubbs re-emergence was perhaps more important to Georgias championship hopes than the ongoing competition between Greyson Lambert and Jacob Eason for the starting job at quarterback. Lambert started in the opener but shared time with Eason, the freshman.Smart said he will continue to give reps to both quarterbacks in practice and make a decision as to what were going to do, whether its later in the week, or game time.NOTE: Smart said LG Isaiah Wynn, who left Saturdays game with a leg injury, would be back for Mondays practice.---AP college football website: Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Cheap Adidas Hockey Jerseys Wholesale Nike Baseball Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale NFL Jerseys China Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Free Shipping Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Authentic Cheap NHL Jerseys Canada Cheap Nike MLB Jerseys Cheap Soccer Jerseys China NCAA Jerseys Cheap Nike NHL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Store Cheap Football Jerseys Store Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Jerseys NCAA China Jerseys NFL Cheap Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys ' ' ' 
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