The forgotten quarterback is now the Pittsburgh Steelers' starter.
Just three weeks into the NFL season and it takes some searching to find matchups between unbeaten teams.
The Steelers' starting quarterback Sunday at Tampa Bay will be a player who was cut last weekend or another who was all but ignored during training camp.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dennis Dixon will have left knee surgery Wednesday and is out indefinitely, meaning Byron Leftwich or Charlie Batch will start Sunday at Tampa Bay.
Quarterback Byron Leftwich has re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers after being released to create a roster spot for a defensive lineman.
Brett Favre had his worst day as a Viking, and a Minnesota team that thought it was set at quarterback is 0-2.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have released quarterback Byron Leftwich so they can dress an additional defensive lineman for Sunday's game at Tennessee.
Ben Roethlisberger is no longer a Pittsburgh Steelers captain. Dennis Dixon is the new Steelers quarterback, at least for the time being.
Capsules for the 32 NFL teams as they begin the 2010 season, in predicted order of finish: