Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 9/11/13
Several Steelers’ beat writers tweeted out today that Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was not at practice today. He was excused due ‘personal reasons’ but I think there is much more to this story. I have this boiled down to a few reasons why the 10th-year QB would miss practice coming off such an embarrassing loss. See if you’re on board with me here while I hash these ideas out. 1. He”s trying to find Mr. Miyagi in an effort to heal Maurkice Pouncey’s badly injured knee sooner. 2. He’s been put in charge of finding a song to replace ‘Renegade.’ 3. He’s being fitted for a full body cast. 4. He’s in Arizona asking to switch places with Carson Palmer. 5. Taking Ben Jr. to Kennywood. 6. Taking survey of other QBs on what it’s like to have time to throw. 7. Partnership with Nike allowed him to play golf with Tiger Woods today only. 8. Searching for suitable Alcoholics Anonymous that will fit Todd Haley’s needs. 9. Meeting with Art Rooney, Jr to ask question, “THIS
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