Pittsburgh Steelers: Ranking the Top 10 Tall Receivers in the 2014 NFL Draft

Perhaps Ben Roethlisberger is on to something when he expresses his desire for a tall wide receiver. Eight of the NFL’s top 10 in receiving yards in 2013 stood at least 6’3″. Antonio Brown and DeSean Jackson, both 5’10″, were the only exceptions. Of the 13 players who caught at least 10 touchdown passes in 2013, including tight ends, nine measured at least 6’3″. Erstwhile...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Ben Roethlisberger Hall of Fame worthy?

Is Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger already a hall of fame QB? Big Ben does have a Championship pedigree. In 10 seasons Roethlisberger has played in three Super Bowls and won two. In his first Super Bowl appearance against the Seattle Seahawks, Roethlisberger wasn’t much more than a spectator. He went 9 for 21 in passing for a mere 123 yards. But when the game was...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers all new secondary to be tested by elite quarterbacks in preseason

The 2014 preseason games were announced on Wednesday and the Carolina Panthers will be facing four AFC teams. Quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger and Tom Brady should provide a strong test for the all new secondary. The only game with a set date at this point is the second preseason game at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, which will be broadcast nationally on FOX. Here’s the full...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Steelers could trade up for WR Mike Evans

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery, who combined for 113 catches, 1,342 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2013, this offseason, and are in need of a tall receiver. According to Scott Brown of, the only way the Steelers, who have the No. 15 overall pick, move up in the draft would be to select wide receiver Mike Evans of Texas A&M. “A couple...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bortles Working With Roethlisberger During Pre Draft Process Not A Huge Surprise

According to a Monday report, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has worked some with UCF quarterback Blake Bortles during the pre draft process. Bortles, who has drawn several comparisons to Roethlisberger over the last several months, is expected to be drafted in the top half of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and several think that he […] Bortles Working...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Among The Best In Preventing Unblocked Pressure

The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line did not get off to a good start last season. They struggled in both run blocking and pass protection, resulting in poor yards per carry totals for the backs and far too many sacks for Ben Roethlisberger. Losing All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey eight snaps into the season didn’t help matters […] Steelers Among The Best In Preventing Unblocked...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s A Girl! Baylee Marie Roethlisberger Born Wednesday Morning

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has another mouth to feed as of Wednesday. According to the veteran quarterback, his wife Ashley Roethlisberger gave birth to a little girl Wednesday morning and they named her Baylee Marie Roethlisberger. The little girl reportedly weighed in at 6lbs, 12 oz and is 19.5 inches long. No report as to what here 40 time is, however....
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: First round pick, wide receiver or secondary?

Pittsburgh Steelers: First round pick, wide receiver or secondary?The NFL draft is right around the corner and all the talk of who’s going where will come to end. The Pittsburgh Steelers have the fifteenth pick of the draft after finishing the season 8-8 and missing the playoffs. A lot of talk has been swirling over which direction the Steelers will go in the first round of the...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Ben Roethlisberger high on latest list ranking all 32 NFL QBs

With each passing year, no pun intended, the National Football League becomes more and more of a quarterback-driven league. The day and age of teams running the football 40 times per game are a thing of the past, replaced by an era in which quarterbacks throwing 50 passes across four quarters of play is commonplace. Thus, having the right guy under center is more important now than...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers thinking of not extending Ben Roethlisberger?

Every team in the NFL tried to create cap room this time of the year. The Pittsburgh Steelers are no different. One of their biggest cap hitters  is quarterback Ben Roethlisberger with hits of $18.895 and $18.395 million over the final two years of his current contract. Many figure the orginazation will restructure their franchise quarterback’s contract to extend it, But owner...
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January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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