Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/6/12
This is getting to be as routine as getting the oil changed or seeing another ridiculous political ad on TV. ‘This’ that I speak is my annual article imploring all of you and myself included to take Steelers’ Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with a grain of salt. Every season it seems Big Ben announces to us that there is something bothering him physically. An ankle here and a knee there and the next thing you know it’s like playing ‘Operation’ with your buddies. This season Ben has announced that he has a partial tear in the rotator cuff of his throwing shoulder. Normally this would elicit a gigantic scream from the Steeler Nation, but instead it was met with, ‘ho-hum.’ After eight seasons of Roethlisberger being at the helm, the front office, the media and even the fans have come to the realitization that Ben has a flair for the dramatic. Let me unequivcally state that I could care less. I need Roethlisberger to play well and to win games which is primarily what he has done with the Steelers.
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