Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers working on a contract extension with Roethlisberger

    Sportsnaut "Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney addressed many issues with the media on Wednesday, including quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s future with the team. He said Roethlisberger wants to play beyond his current contract that takes him through two more seasons. This is great news for a..." February 07

  • Le'Veon Bell: Todd Haley called plays that Ben Roethlisberger didn't like

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "We’ve known for some time that Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley didn’t get along. Now Le’Veon Bell is offering some specifics. The running back did a radio hit with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis, and he said he thinks Haley’s departure will help the Steelers because..." February 05

  • Teammate says Roethlisberger wants to play three more years

    Pro Football Talk "Roughly a year ago this time, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t sure he wanted to play again. (Narrator voice: He played again.) Now, he wants to keep going for several more years. According to Jeremy Fowler of, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey said Roethlisberger..." January 26

  • Roethlisberger: Mike Tomlin wasn’t reason we lost to Jaguars

    ESPN "Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is taking some heat off the Pittsburgh Steelers and head coach Mike Tomlin. Roethlisberger said Wednesday after the AFC squad's Pro Bowl practice that the Steelers were focused entering their playoff loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. "Anytime you lose, there's..." January 24

  • Stormy Daniels: Trump Made Ben Roethlisberger Walk Me Back to My Hotel Room

    Vice Sports "If life truly is a highway, like they say, then perhaps we have been given no greater rest stop with a view than the news that our president had an affair with a porn star. Allegedly. In the polygraph-corroborated 2011 interview with In Touch, published in full today, adult film actress Stormy..." January 19

  • Ben Roethlisberger reportedly ‘massively frustrated’ with Mike Tomlin

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly parting ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley this offseason, but Haley may not be the only member of the team’s coaching staff that Ben Roethlisberger has had questions about. Apparently, not all is well between Big Ben and his head coach,..." January 17

  • Big Ben reportedly gave Steelers timeline for how long he'll play, says he can't audible

    CBS Sports "The freedom to audible into certain plays is a luxury only afforded to quarterbacks who have earned it. You would think Ben Roethlisberger has earned such a right, but the two-time Super Bowl winner and future Hall of Fame quarterback swears he doesn't have the freedom to audible. And that's just..." January 17

  • Big Ben says he’s not allowed to check to a fourth-and-1 quarterback sneak

    Pro Football Talk "In Sunday’s loss to the Jaguars, the Steelers twice got stopped on fourth-and-1. On both plays, there appeared to be room in the middle of the line for Ben Roethlisberger to run a quarterback sneak for a yard. So why didn’t he? Roethlisberger says he isn’t allowed to check out of the play that..." January 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger downplays feud with Todd Haley, indicates he wants OC to stay

    Larry Brown Sports "A lot has been made in recent weeks about the supposed feud between Ben Roethlisberger and Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley, but the quarterback indicated on Tuesday that the reports about the rift have been overblown. In his weekly radio show on 93.7 The Fan, Roethlisberger..." January 16

  • Roethlisberger Wants To Play At Least Three More Seasons

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has told teammates he wants to play at least another three years. It was just a year ago that Roethlisberger was weighing retirement. However, he told reporters after Sunday’s game that he plans on..." January 16

  • Big Ben’s Message Was Loud And Clear Shot To Haley

    CBS Pittsburgh "I heard what Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was saying. I heard it loud and clear. Did you? If you didn’t, that’s on you. Because, to me at least, it was clear as clear could be. First, what Roethlisberger said — in quote form — just a few moments after the Steelers were..." January 15

  • Big Ben doesn't know why the Steelers don't run QB sneaks

    247 Sports "Ben Roethlisberger is just like everyone else that doesn't know why the Steelers don't use the quarterback sneak in short yardage situations. Big Ben was asked that question following Pittsburgh's 45-42 loss to Jacksonville in the AFC divisional round, as the Steelers were shut down on two..." January 15

  • Roethlisberger plans to return to Steelers next season

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "There won’t be any drama over the offseason involving Ben Roethlisberger. At least not when it comes to any talk of retirement. The Steelers quarterback confirmed after the season-ending 45-42 playoff loss to Jacksonville that he will play next season. Roethlisberger had openly talked about..." January 14

  • Report: Ben Roethlisberger To Open North Shore Restaurant

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh already has Jerome Bettis’ Grille 36 and Hines Ward’s Table 86, but now, another Steelers’ star is opening his own restaurant. According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ben Roethlisberger is preparing to open a new eatery steps just away from Heinz Field and PNC..." January 11

  • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger drops a hint that he’ll return in 2018

    Clutch Points "Ben Roethlisberger could potentially be playing his last ever home game when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Jacksonville Jaguars in the divisional round of the AFC playoffs. However, the Steelers quarterback might not be saying goodbye to Heinz Field just yet. According to Jeremy Fowler of..." January 10

  • Steelers resting Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell vs. Browns ahead of postseason

    ESPN "The Pittsburgh Steelers are planning to rest quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and running back Le'Veon Bell in Sunday's season finale against the Cleveland Browns, according to sources. Players were told during the week that Roethlisberger and Bell would sit out the game and that Landry Jones..." December 31

  • Ben Roethlisberger, Mike Tomlin say ref called timeout they didn’t ask for

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have not done a very good job of holding themselves accountable for their disastrous final drive against the New England Patriots, and that theme continued when Ben Roethlisberger and Mike Tomlin spoke with the media on Tuesday. After Juju Smith-Schuster caught a pass..." December 19

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers were confused by coaches' call on fake spike play

    USA Today "With the clock trickling down into the final seconds of the game, confusion reigned for the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the team’s 27-24 loss Sunday evening against the New England Patriots, a failed fake spike attempt by Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger led to an interception that..." December 18

  • Claudia Jordan Says Roethlisberger Should Be In Jail ... 'Very Questionable'

    TMZ "Claudia Jordan's taking a serious shot at Ben Roethlisberger before his Steelers take on her Patriots this Sunday ... pointing to past sexual assault allegations against the QB. "Steelers, your quarterback is very questionable. He should be in jail," Claudia told TMZ Sports outside Delilah in..." December 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger becomes first QB with three 500-yard games

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger became the first quarterback in NFL history to record three games with at least 500 yards passing when he led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a come-from-behind victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. Roethlisberger, who had been one of only two quarterbacks -- along..." December 11

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Rivalry with Ravens has more ‘respect’ than one with Bengals

    Larry Brown Sports "Monday night’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals was one of the most violent NFL contests you will ever see, and that is oftentimes the case when AFC North rivals square off. However, Ben Roethlisberger insists the bad blood that exists between his team and the Bengals is..." December 06

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Shazier injury makes you 'evaluate things,' hope son plays golf

    CBS Sports "Over the summer, Ben Roethlisberger hinted that he could retire after the 2017 season. That might seem strange and far-fetched considering Roethlisberger is currently quarterbacking a 10-2 Steelers team with legitimate Super Bowl aspirations, but it's really not impossible to believe when you..." December 05

  • Ben Roethlisberger laughs off talk he no longer cares about football

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger is taking notice of critics who think he doesn't care anymore in light of his flirtation with retirement in the offseason. Fresh off a four-touchdown performance against Tennessee, Roethlisberger said on his weekly radio show that such critics "don't know what they are..." November 22

  • Big Ben, teammates told Marcus Gilbert not to appeal suspension

    247 Sports "Ben Roethlisberger wants Marcus Gilbert back for the team's expected playoff run, which is why he and other teammates advised Gilbert to not appeal his four game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances. Roethlisberger, who said that he and known that..." November 21

  • Ben On use Of No-Huddle Moving Forward: ‘It’s Up To Coach Todd And What The Rest Of The Staff Wants To Do’

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Steelers are coming off an extended weekend after the offense exploded for a 40-17 win over the Tennessee Titans and to hear Ben Roethlisberger say it, the no-huddle offense was a key component to their offense hitting on all cylinders. “We used it the first drive…maybe even the second..." November 21

  • The Steelers are 7-2, and that's all that matters to Ben Roethlisberger

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The masses, as Ramon Foster referred to Ben Roethlisberger’s critics, are saying Roethlisberger is having a bad season, that he and the Steelers offense are underachieving, that the team is winning with defense and in spite of him, that it’s time for him to retire since he talked about it after..." November 15

  • Ben Roethlisberger rips football on Thursdays, says NFL needs to get rid of it

    CBS Sports "Every week in the NFL, there seems to be at least one new player out there who's unhappy with playing football on Thursdays, and this week that player is Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers will be hosting the Titans on Thursday night this week, and let's just say that Big Ben isn't happy about..." November 14

  • Ben Roethlisberger rips football on Thursdays, says NFL needs to get rid of it

    CBS Sports "Every week in the NFL, there seems to be at least one new player out there who's unhappy with playing football on Thursdays, and this week that player is Ben Roethlisberger. The Steelers will be hosting the Titans on Thursday night this week, and let's just say that Big Ben isn't happy about..." November 13

  • Coaching staff says Ben Roethlisberger can forget about QB sneaks

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "A day after Ben Roethlisberger campaigned to run more quarterback sneaks at the goal line or on third- or fourth-and-1, his offensive coordinator played coy about calling the play. “Maybe we'll have to get it in,” Todd Haley said with a smile. Why haven't the Steelers to this..." October 27

  • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger makes no promises on passing to Martavis Bryant

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Ben Roethlisberger wants to let disgruntled wide receiver Martavis Bryant to know he is a valuable member of the Steelers offense. He also wants Bryant to know there are no guarantees he will see more passes since he voiced his displeasure on social media. Simply put, Roethlisberger isn't..." October 25

  • Hines Ward 'Roethlisberger's Not Retiring Soon ... 'Plenty Left in the Tank'

    TMZ "Hines Ward is calling BS on all that Ben Roethlisberger retirement talk ... saying his old QB still has "plenty left in the tank" -- enough to win a Super Bowl. Big Ben admitted he contemplated hangin' 'em up after the 2016 season -- but decided to come back. Then there was the "maybe I don't..." October 22

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Martavis Bryant 'doesn't want to go anywhere'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Welcome to another week of the Ben Roethlisberger Radio Transcript Show. Last we left our co-host, he was explaining his five-interception day against the Jacksonville and postgame ... frustration, let’s say. This week on 93.7 The Fan, Roethlisberger was back to talking about his teammates...." October 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger says 'I don't question myself' days after questioning himself

    CBS Sports "On Wednesday, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger passive-aggressively criticized "quote-on-quote professional talking heads" for questioning his ability to play quarterback in the NFL. Roethlisberger isn't the first athlete to go after reporters for creating their own narratives, but he might..." October 11

  • Ben Roethlisberger backtracks after saying he might not ‘have it anymore’

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisbeger said during the offseason that he considered retirement, and many questioned his commitment to football on Sunday when he wondered aloud if he simply doesn’t have what it takes anymore. But don’t worry, Steelers fans, that was just angry Big Ben talking. On his weekly radio..." October 10

  • Brown reportedly ‘at odds’ with Roethlisberger over national anthem

    CBS Sports "Steelers receiver Antonio Brown made waves last Sunday after attacking a cooler on the sidelines and yelling at coaches and teammates early in the victory over the Ravens, an incident that wasn't solely rooted in football, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Brown has been at..." October 08

  • Roethlisberger: Antonio Brown created “distraction that none of us really need”

    Pro Football Talk "After Sunday’s game against the Ravens, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger laughed when he was asked about wide receiver Antonio Brown‘s sideline outburst before saying that things were “fine now” with the “very passionate” receiver. Roethlisberger had a different answer on Tuesday...." October 03

  • Antonio Brown has “no regrets” for sideline outburst

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown lost his temper in the second quarter of Sunday’s win over the Ravens when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw an incomplete pass to running back Le'Veon Bell on a play that saw Brown running free in the middle of the field. Brown went to the sideline,..." October 02

  • Roethlisberger Statement On Team’s Anthem Decision: ‘I Wish We Approached It Differently’

    Steelers Depot "I was unable to sleep last night and want to share my thoughts and feelings on our team’s decision to remain in the tunnel for the National Anthem yesterday. The idea was to be unified as a team when so much attention is paid to things dividing our country, but I wish we approached it differently...." September 25

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