Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 12/2/12

PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 15: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks to make a pass play during their game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on November 15, 2009 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Bengals defeated the Steelers 18-12. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)
Here we go again with the Ben Roethlisberger injury drama. Honestly, what more does the man have to do as the leader of the Pittsburgh Steelers offense and a leader on the Steelers team in general, for fans and media to stop hounding him every time he makes a controversial decision. It’s what Ben does, so what, can’t we get past this by now? Ok, what was I thinking, the media will always run with stories like this but the Steeler Nation as a whole should completely ignore this type of “news”? Why, because we should be used to Roethlisberger saying or doing things that aren’t always what we think is right. As reported by Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, Ben Roethlisberger was medically cleared to practice but choose not to participate on Friday:  “… was cleared medically to do as much as he wanted this week, sources said, but did little besides throw the ball on the sidelines.On Friday, with Roethlisberger having yet to perform much in practice, coach Mike Tomlin informed Roethlisberg...
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  • Ben Roethlisberger has nothing more to prove about his toughness. This guy is a proven leader, bottom line. The guy could barely throw the ball last week and he knows his body better than anyone. If he could compete he would have or maybe he just did not want to interfere with Charlie's preparation for a must needed victory.
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