Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 10/6/12
It sounds so fundamental and elementary---get to the opposing QB before he can get to you... But with Big Ben Roethlisberger, it's easier said than done...                 Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is listed at 6-foot-5 and 241 pounds but appears to weigh more than 260. He probably is bigger than Eagles defensive ends Trent Cole (6-3, 270 pounds) and Jason Babin (6-3, 267) and other members of the defense that will try to sack him. "Arm tackles are not going to get it done," Cole said. "Grabbing one leg or something won't work, or trying to sack him with one arm. Most quarterbacks, you probably can do that, but with him you can't." Roethlisberger also is off to the best start of his nine-year career. He enters the game ranked second in the NFL with a 109.2 quarterback efficiency rating. Only Atlanta's Matt Ryan (112.1) is higher. Roethlisberger also has done a good job of protecting the football. Through three...
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