Ben Roethlisberger Injury: Updates on Steelers QB's Finger

Alex KayCorrespondent ISeptember 29, 2013

Sep 29, 2013; London, UNITED KINGDOM; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) is pressured by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson (50) in the NFL International Series game at Wembley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger briefly exited his team’s Week 4 game against the Minnesota Vikings with a finger injury on his right throwing hand.

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Big Ben was being treated on the sidelines by trainers.

Ben Roethlisberger injured a thumb. Trainers giving him treatment on sidelines.

— John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) September 29, 2013

However, the Pioneer Press reported that the 31-year-old was back in the huddle and returned to action shortly after icing the area.

Roethlisberger back in huddle; TV cameras showed him icing his thumb on sideline

— Pioneer Press (@VikingsNow) September 29, 2013

Roethlisberger finished the game and will play in Week 6.