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Ben Roethlisberger not limping, says he's 'good'

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger walked with no noticeable limp three days after injuring his right foot in Sunday's AFC wild-card game.

"Good, thank you," Roethlisberger said from his locker when asked about the foot Wednesday in preparing for a matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional playoff.

Roethlisberger was off Wednesday but is expected to get a full practice workload Thursday and Friday. Coach Mike Tomlin said the Steelers would monitor Roethlisberger's foot closely, but he doesn't anticipate any setbacks.

Roethlisberger got hurt on a passing play with 4:30 left and the Steelers holding a 30-12 lead over the Miami Dolphins. During his weekly news conference Tuesday, Tomlin took responsibility for calling the passing play in a three-score game.

Roethlisberger threw for 300 yards and five touchdowns in a 43-14 win over Kansas City in Week 4, but the quarterback stresses the Chiefs, the AFC's No. 2 seed, are a different team now, with cornerbacks flying "everywhere" to the ball.

"It's pretty special what their secondary can do," Roethlisberger said.

Asked what's most important to him when trying to get a win on the road, where the quarterback is 9-7 in his past 16 games, Roethlisberger simply said, "Winning -- that's all that matters to me."