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While most fan bases out there hit the panic button whenever a nagging injury hits a key player, the proud members of “Steeltown” just wave their terrible towel and calmly reply that everything will work out. When your team has won six Super Bowl titles, it’s easy to take it one day at a time. But with franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger revealing to local media yesterday that he does indeed have a tear in his rotator cuff, the panic button might actually be within arms reach for once. Roethlisberger insists that it isn’t a big deal, even referring to it as his “little torn rotator cuff.” He claims that it isn’t that big of a deal and the soreness is the only real issue and won’t cause him to miss any time this season. But what would you expect him to say? With a team already going through some major personnel changes due to cap issues and having a dispute with star wide receiver Mike Wallace, that threatens every day to get nasty, this was probably the last camp story Pittsbu...

Ben Roethlisberger Says Torn Rotator Cuff Not An Issue

In addition to sharing his thoughts on restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace today, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger also revealed that he has a slight rotator cuff tear in his throwing arm according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. "I'm good. It's OK, just sore," Roethlisberger told the Post Gazette when asked about...

Ben Roethlisberger Thinks Mike Wallace Will Be In Soon

Ed Bouchette reports on Wednesday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told the Pittsburgh Post Gazette that he believes restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace will be reporting soon to Latrobe to sign his tender. Bouchette reports that Roethlisberger has been in close contact with Wallace since camp opened last Wednesday and that he even offered to...

Unfortunately for Steelers fans, Ben Roethlisberger won’t physically last the entire 2012 season

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger claimed yesterday after practice to not be concerned about the “little torn rotator cuff” in his right arm. “I’m good. It’s OK, just sore,” said Roethlisberger, 30, who the Steelers took 11th overall out of … Continue reading →

Roethlisberger has torn rotator cuff, doesn't expect to be limited

Ben Roethlisberger said Wednesday he has a torn rotator cuff but the Steelers' quarterback doesn't believe he'll be limited in any capacity this season. "I'm good. It's OK, just sore," he said Wednesday. "I have a little torn rotator cuff. That doesn't heal. We just have to hope it doesn't tear the rest of the way, according to the doc...

Ben Roethlisberger says his torn rotator cuff won’t be an issue

As training camp continues for the Pittsburgh Steelers this week, Ed Bouchette wrote a piece about Ben Roethlisberger, covering various topics not the least of which included Ben’s comments about his slightly torn rotator cuff. According to Ben he’s more worried about when Mike Wallace will return than about his shoulder. Ben Roethlisberger does not seem as concerned about his...

High hopes for no-huddle offense with Steelers

Time will tell how the relationship between Todd Haley and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will evolve. But for now, the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator is making his quarterback's eyes light up. Entering his ninth season, Roethlisberger has long publicly campaigned to run more no-huddle offense in which he carries more play-calling responsibilities. Haley, in his first...

Roethlisberger, Haley promise to play nice

LATROBE, Pa. -- Todd Haley laughs about it, Ben Roethlisberger shrugs. Neither believe anything will deter them from winning games for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The quarterback and new coach shrug off concerns about two strong personalities uniting, offseason chatter be dadgumed. Haley called called the worries "comical." "I've heard some of it just through feedback...

Steelers’ fans should welcome Pirates’ success

I don’t need to tell any of you that what is happening. A couple of Ben Roethlisberger deep balls from Heinz Field is nothing short of amazing in it’s own right, however the long-awaited ‘season above. 500? is finally happening at PNC Park and Pirates’ fans deserve it. Sadly, I’ve seen some comments recently where Steelers’ fans have made less than...

Ben Roethlisberger believes Mike Wallace will show up soon

Getty Images Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he believes wide receiver Mike Wallace will end his hold out and report soon. “I don’t know what’s going on with his agent or what they’re telling each other, but he wants to be here,” Roethlisberger said.  ”I believe he will be here and I think he...

Tough Times Could Be Ahead for the Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger prior to a game (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Right now, so many bad things are happening to the Pittsburgh Steelers.  From Big Ben getting injured again to Mike Wallace holding out.  This will all hurt the Steelers tremendously. The Pittsburgh Steelers are slowly getting worse. First off, right off the bat, Ben Roethlisberger  being...

The Roethlisberger equation: Can you plug and play

Ben Roethlisberger is the thing that pushes the Steelers offense. When he is playing well, the Steelers are doing well as a team. Roethlisberger revealed on Wednesday that he had a partially torn rotator cuff suffered last year against the Ravens. He says that the injury did not require surgery.  The Steelers doctor and trainers [...]

Bruised ankle keeps Big Ben out

A day after leaving practice a few minutes early because a teammate stepped on his foot during a drill, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger did not practice Sunday. The two-time Super Bowl winner denied a Saturday report that he had a left ankle sprain, characterizing it as a ''simple bruise.'' ''He should be fine,'' coach Mike Tomlin...

2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp – Wednesday – Day Eight Recap

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now wrapped up day eight of training camp with another padded practice on Wednesday and below is your recap of all the media reports today from Twitter. Trimmed down former Steelers Jeff Hartings and Chris Hoke are in camp helping out as intern assistants as reported by Alan Robinson on Twitter. The big news early in the day was Ben Roethlisberger...

Wednesday NFL Notes

Ben Roethlisberger revealed that he has a torn rotator cuff in his right arm – Big Ben apparently suffered the injury all the way back in November, and though it’s causing him discomfort, he does not anticipate it hindering him from throwing or playing during the season. Certainly one of the league’s tougher quarterbacks, if Roethlisberger says he can handle the pain and play...
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