While his timetable is still being examined, sources said the team expects to workout quarterbacks this week. In addition to broken ribs, Leftwich also has an injured shoulder, league sources said. He hurt his shoulder replacing Roethlisberger in the game against Kansas City and re-aggravated it when he fell in the end zone after scoring on the opening drive Sunday night.
Roethlisberger is week-to-week because of shoulder and rib injuries. He could be back this week, although sources believe next week is more likely.
Charlie Batch remains as a spot starter, but given the Roethlisberger and Leftwich injuries the Steelers would need backups.