Roethlisberger expects to play

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who walked around the team's practice facility in a protective boot on Wednesday morning because of a sprained foot, practiced in the afternoon.

Roethlisberger was listed as limited in practiced, but said afterwards he didn't miss much.

"We did some different kind of looks to adapt and make it so we could still do stuff, so I think it went fairly well," he said.

Roethlisberger, who was injured in the Steelers win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, said he won't let the injury keep him sidelined, even if there is pain.

"It hurts because it's my plant foot, my right foot," said Roethlisberger. "When I hit the ground, I want to get the ball out. It makes it tough, but you play through pain.

"I want to play all of the time. I will be out there. I will give it my all. I will be out there. I will not be out there if I am going to hurt the team. If I can help the team win I will be out there."

Also limited in practice were tackle Flozell Adams (back), defensive end Nick Eason (knee) and cornerback Bryant McFadden (hamstring). Safety Troy Polamalu (ankle) did not practice.

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