It was a quick-thinking move for the bruised and swollen quarterback, who'd likely have faced a media crush on Thursday morning, after a report of his original plan had been published.
Roethlisberger leaves hospital
One report indictated Ben Roethlisberger left through a side entrance with his sister Carlee, a doctor, and a representative of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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