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Ben Roethlisberger: Markus Wheaton is ready to break out

The Pittsburgh Steelers should boast one of the NFL’s most dangerous offenses, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger believes Markus Wheaton is ready to be another weapon. Roethlisberger appeared on SiriusXM NFL Radio (h/t Around the NFL) and said Wheaton will be “our breakout player of the year.” Big Ben continued: “I want that. I want him to have that pressure because...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger: ‘We’re Not Where We Need To Be Throwing The Deep Ball’

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a fantastic 2014 campaign that included him finishing the regular season tied with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees for the lead league in passing yardage. With that said, 2015 is a new year and Roethlisberger recently admitted that his offense needs to improve... The post Roethlisberger: ‘We’re Not Where We Need...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger Believes Wheaton Will Be Steelers Breakout Player In 2015

When it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers this past offseason, most of the talk and enthusiasm has been centered on Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant. While both are very deserving of the praise they have received over the course of the last several months, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t... The post Roethlisberger Believes Wheaton Will Be Steelers Breakout...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers training camp: Life as the last man signed Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Kevin Palmer's helmet rests on the end of Noll Field during Day 3 of Steelers training camp practice. He was the last player ... Fans flock to training camp Dzikowski, 10, of Peters Twp, yells for Steelers Ben Roethlisberger as the team enters ... “You come to Pittsburgh, and the energy...
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Todd Haley and Ben Roethlisberger looking to turn up offense even more

Many supposed Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley would've been gone a while ago. When he came aboard, he and QB Ben Roethlisberger weren't exactly on the same page, to put it lightly. But now the two are just about as dynamic a duo as you can get. The Steelers' offense and its chief architect are the most prolific offense in the NFL that averaged approximately...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Steelers target Michael Vick?

If Ben Roethlisberger goes down at any point this season, the Steelers would be in a world of trouble. Backup Bruce Gradkowski, who hasn't thrown a pass in two seasons with the Steelers, has been battling arm fatigue and is weeks away from practicing. That has left Landry Jones and Tajh Boyd to take the reps behind Roethlisberger, and the early results have been pretty disastrous...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson camp ready to shut down talks on Friday if no deal is struck

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's camp will shut down negotiations if no deal is made by Friday. The team's training camp begins on Friday and Wilson doesn't want the distraction to linger into the season. According to ESPN, the deadline is set and there seems to be not much movement as of yet. Espn writes: 'Although a long-term deal for Wilson remains Seattle...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' defense has a 'chip on their shoulders' after being called 'too old'

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense is in  a strange place, taking the backseat to the offense after quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his unit had a record breaking 2014. However, optimism is running wild and second-year linebacker Ryan Shazier can see the potential. "Our speed is tremendous and it will really show," Shazier said, via ESPN. Shazier along with third-year linebacker...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger: Sky is the limit for Steelers offense

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger thinks his offense can continue right where it left off last season, if not get even better.  Roethlisberger and company set team records in points, yards per game and first downs in 2014 with the help of monster seasons from Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell. So what are the expectations for 2015? "We want to start fast and we want to be able...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Big Ben Finally Getting Recognition

Every single Steelers fan knows Ben Roethlisberger is among the best in the game. We’ve known this for years. It should be common knowledge by now. However, analysts and sport authorities are only just know realizing how truly great he really is. It was probably his back to back 6 touchdown games against the Colts and Ravens that proved his abilities. Maybe its the fact that Peyton...
Via Steel City Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: We want to start fast and we want to be able to put 30 points on the board in every game

Armed with a new contract he signed earlier this offseason, Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger now is setting his sights on opposing defenses and he believes that the offense that set franchise records in 2014, is ready to up it another level. "We want to start fast and we want to be able to put 30 points on the board in every game," Roethlisberger said, via...
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Ben Roethlisberger wants “to put up 30 points on the board in every game”

The Pittsburgh Steelers totaled a franchise-best 436 points last season. That equates to 27.3 points per game. This season, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wants to top last year’s numbers. “We want to start fast and we want to be able to put 30 points on the board in every game,” Roethlisberger told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Sunday.” In 2014, the team achieved record...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger Wants Steelers Offense To Put Up 30 Points A Game In 2015

How good can the Pittsburgh Steelers offense really be in 2015? Even though the stats from last year were impressive in several categories, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger believes his unit can improve in the one that means the most. Points. In a Sunday morning interview with Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Roethlisberger said he wants […] The post Roethlisberger Wants...
Via Steelers Depot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ben Roethlisberger finally a top 5 quarterback?

Ben Roethlisberger has put together a solid 11-year career for the Pittsburgh Steelers, so far. He has won two Super Bowls and appeared in another, yet he has never been widely considered a top quarterback. He has always put up consistent numbers, when healthy, and it may finally be time to consider Roethlisberger a top five quarterback in the NFL. Roethlisberger has a 63.7 percent...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Pittsburgh Steelers sign OT Kevin Palmer, release safety Jordan Dangerfield The NFL can be a difficult business, as safety Jordan Dangerfield found out Friday. As the Pittsburgh Steelers prepare to start training camp at ... Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger doesn't 'really care' about elite QB debate, even if he is one PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger has never concerned himself...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out these awesome fan logos for Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown

Two of the most popular Steelers got some pretty cool logo designs, courtesy of the popular NFL_Memes account on Twitter. Ben Roethlisberger's logo is a nod to the famous clock tower that shares his nickname. Brown's pays homage to his memorable "karate-style" kick used against Browns punter Spencer Lanning last season. Here are a few of our other favorites, plus the logos for...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Pittsburgh Steelers: 7 Burning Questions Heading Into Training Camp

This is the year. The year the Pittsburgh Steelers win their seventh Super Bowl? Well, not necessarily. Even though the Lombardi Trophy is always the standard in Pittsburgh and certainly not out of the realm of possibility this season, another bragging right is within more immediate reach. This could be the year the Steelers offense is the best in the NFL. The Steelers were .3 yards...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Fantasy Football Preview

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Fantasy Football Preview Steelers’ fans and fantasy football players, can you believe it? Training camps open over the next week and it is once again time to dig into each NFL roster and find the top statistical producers for our fantasy squads. In Pittsburgh, the excitement is buzzing around what Ben Roethlisberger […] The post Steelers Fantasy Football...
Via Steelers Depot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger: For me, it's always about winning

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger enters training camp armed with a new contract and aspirations on winning his third Super Bowl. The offense returns all five starters on the offensive line, in addition to Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell, Martavis Bryant, Markus Wheaton. The signal caller has ben playing the best football of his career, and is ready to win another...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

This sleeping giant will emerge for the Steelers in 2015

The Steelers are coming off their best offensive season of the Ben Roethlisberger era. Unfortunately, things weren't as sterling on the other side of the ball, as an aging defense finished 18th in the league in yardage and points allowed, its worst rankings since the days of Neil O'Donnell -- 1991 to be exact.  The underachievement led to a major overhaul, beginning within the departure...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning no longer a top 'Madden' quarterback

The Madden 16 quarterback rankings were released this week. One notable surprise is that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning did not rank within the top-five players at his position. Apart from missing the entire 2011 season, Manning’s name has been a staple in the top five list for nearly 15 years. Here are the top five quarterbacks who rounded out the Madden 16 list...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pittsburgh Steelers RB Le'Veon Bell Putting on a Dunk Show

When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost running back Le'Veon Bell to a knee injury last year the team went from a legitimate contender to a long shot. Their offense was still potent with Ben Roethlisberger at the helm and Antonio Bryant catching anything thrown within reach, but the lack of a running game cost them. Any idea how Bell and his knee are doing?Well--if he is slamming down...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Roethlisberger The Favorite Among ’04 QBs To Record Most Career TD Passes

Many moons ago in the 2004 NFL Draft, the top three quarterback prospects, in no particular order, were Philip Rivers, Ben Roethlisberger and Eli Manning. We all remember the fiasco with Manning, as he basically boycotted playing for the San Diego Chargers, who owned the #1 overall pick. The team took him first anyways, and […] The post Roethlisberger The Favorite Among ’04...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Roethlisberger finally considered 'elite'

After 11 seasons in the league, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has finally made it to the 'elite' category. Roethlisberger was graded fourth overall in a survey of league personnel and evaluators by ESPN.com. All 32 projected starting quarterbacks were categorized into five tiers. Aaron Rodgers, Tom Brady, and Andrew Luck were listed ahead of Roethllisberger on the first...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Heyward Signs an Extension With the Steelers

  Previously having been slated to collect $6.969 million on a 1 year team contract option, Cam Heyward and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reached a deal on a new 6 year contract worth $59.25 million per Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. The devil is always in the details in these deals, but at first blush that makes Heyward the 5th highest paid 3-4 DE (average per year...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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