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Steelers GM expects Ben Roethlisberger to play in 2017

Despite comments made by Ben Roethlisberger about potentially retiring this offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers fully expect him to play.Team president Art Rooney II recently made his opinion known that Big Ben will return, and general manager Kevin Colbert said the same thing Thursday.“General manager Kevin Colbert said he and the rest of the organization are planning on Roethlisberger...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: Patriots are Steelers’ ‘big brother’

Pittsburgh Steelers fans are not going to be happy with Ben Roethlisberger’s latest comments about the New England Patriots.Roethlisberger joined Pittsburgh native John Calipari’s podcast recently and was asked whether there is hatred between the Patriots and Steelers, especially in light of the team losing to the Pats in the AFC Championship Game. Roethlisberger said no.“I’d...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers are Patriots’ little brother

Instead of sitting at a podium in front of hundreds of reporters at Super Bowl LI in Houston, Ben Roethlisberger was on John Calipari’s weekly podcast Thursday reflecting on the AFC Championship Game that the Steelers lost to the Patriots.The Patriots have beaten the Steelers three times in AFC title games since 2001. The second of those wins came in 2004, Roethlisberger’s rookie...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Terry Bradshaw: Ben Roethlisberger talk a ‘pity move’

Despite playing his entire Hall of Fame career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Terry Bradshaw is not afraid to be critical of his old team or it’s current quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger.Following Pittsburgh’s AFC Championship Game loss, Big Ben hinted that retirement was a possibility, which you can read about here.Bradshaw commented publicly on Tuesday, wondering what the purpose...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers president confident Ben Roethlisberger will be back in 2017

Ben Roethlisberger has publicly left the door open for retirement heading into the offseason, but Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II remains confident that his team does not need to start looking for a new quarterback.On Tuesday, Rooney told reporters he believes Roethlisberger will be back because he wants to win a third Super Bowl. Roethlisberger is coming off another...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

12 forgotten backup quarterbacks of the NFL

Being the starting quarterback in the NFL comes with perks. You get the money, you probably get your own parking spot and all eyes are on you. On the other hand, being a backup quarterback is a completely different world. You’re just one of the guys, a faceless helmet and shoulder pads on the sidelines as the warriors battle it out on the field.Even when you get your opportunity...
Via Yardbarker
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin taking Ben Roethlisberger retirement talk seriously

When Ben Roethlisberger said he might not be back for the 2017 NFL season Tuesday, many in the NFL community scoffed at the idea he really might not play. However, Mike Tomlin is not one of them.He told reporters during his end-of-year press conference that he’s taking Big Ben seriously. Based on some of the words Roethlisberger used to describe what’s next for him and his family...
Via Sportsnaut
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger leaves door open for retirement

Ben Roethlisberger is only 34 and just led the Pittsburgh Steelers to the AFC Championship Game, but he apparently is starting to think about retirement.During an interview with 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Roethlisberger apparently did not commit to playing next season. Even though he did not definitively commit to playing next season, it sounds like Roethlisberger still...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cab driver ranks John Elway best QB ever, then finds out Elway’s in the backseat

It's a good thing cab driver Sam Snow is a big John Elway fan. Otherwise, this could've been awkward.While driving a group of people through Washington D.C., Snow was asked who he thinks is the best quarterback of all-time. He answered Elway, followed by Tom Brady (reluctantly) and Ben Roethlisberger.Then he turned around and saw Elway chuckling in the backseat. C'mon man, are you...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ben doesn’t expect headset issues this time at Gillette

Ben Roethlisberger expects a “hostile environment” at Gillette Stadium during Sunday’s AFC Championship Game showdown with the host New England Patriots. But the Pittsburgh Steelers signal-caller doesn’t anticipate any headset issues this time around. Recent history explains why headset issues would even be a point of discussion heading into Sunday’s game. During the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 19, 2017  |  Discuss
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