"In case we need him," one source told Kinkhabwala.
ESPN first reported the news.
Roethlisberger suffered a mid-foot sprain last week and was expected to missed a couple weeks with the injury. Big Ben was limited in practice on Thursday and Friday. That he's healthy enough to be an emergency option Sunday is a great sign for Week 12.
Michael Vick is officially inactive for Sunday's tilt.
With a bye next week, we'd imagine the quarterback would return against the Seattle Seahawks, barring a setback.