Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ben Roethlisberger resumes throwing at Steelers practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger underwent knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus just eight days ago, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is already back to throwing passes in practice. Roethlisberger was spotted on the field Tuesday as the Steelers got some work in during their bye week. While there..." October 25

  • Big Ben unlikely to miss more than two games, could return after bye

    CBS Sports "Despite reports that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could miss 4-6 weeks following a meniscus repair in his left knee, numerous team sources indicated the Pro Bowler will be back well before then. Roethlisberger has been ruled out for Sunday's game, but could be back to face Baltimore in Week 9,..." October 23

  • Report: Steelers claim Dolphins' Ndamukong Suh kicked Ben Roethlisberger

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers have filed a complaint with the NFL seeking review of a play in which Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh appeared to kick quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the leg, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The play occurred in the fourth quarter of the..." October 20

  • Roethlisberger Could Miss 4-6 Weeks After Surgery

    NESN "We already knew the Pittsburgh Steelers wouldn’t have Ben Roethlisberger for their Sunday showdown with the New England Patriots, but Big Ben could miss an even longer period of time than first expected. ESPN reported Wednesday that the two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback is expected to miss..." October 19

  • Steelers backup QB Jones not convinced Roethlisberger will miss Patriots game

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Backup quarterback Landry Jones hadn’t spoken to Ben Roethlisberger Monday before he met with reporters. But like Tom Brady, Jones isn’t convinced Roethlisberger will miss the Patriots game after undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus Monday morning. “Phillip Rivers did it, didn’t he? Jones..." October 18

  • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's return unclear after knee surgery

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers might have suffered a setback even more significant than their 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent surgery on his left knee Monday, the Steelers confirmed. The team did not address the nature of the surgery or injury, but..." October 17

  • Brady won't rule Roethlisberger out of Week 7 matchup just yet

    ESPN "The New England Patriots won't face Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday, with a source telling ESPN's Adam Schefter that Roethlisberger is out for the game and set to undergo surgery on his left knee. But Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn't taking anything for granted..." October 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger Has Torn Meniscus, Needs Surgery

    The Big Lead "Ben Roethlisberger has a torn meniscus in his left knee that will require surgery. There is no timetable for the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s return. As noted above, Roethlisberger could potentially return for the team’s November 6 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, but that seems like..." October 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger leaves Steelers game with knee injury

    USA Today "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins with a knee injury in the second quarter. Roethlisberger sustained the injury after throwing an interception." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger to have MRI on knee

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to return to Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins after injuring his knee in the first half of the game, but he’ll still be getting tests to see what damage might have been done. Roethlisberger said after the game, via Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Media,..." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger hurt vs. Dolphins, leaves before half, returns in third quarter

    CBS Sports "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger injured his left knee midway through the second quarter on a pass that was eventually intercepted by Dolphins safety Reshad Jones. As Roethlisberger rolled right, he was tripped by defensive lineman Jordan Phillips, but maintained his balance just before..." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Physical practices taking a toll on Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Mike Tomlin puts the Steelers through some of the most physical practices in the NFL, said Ben Roethlisberger, and the quarterback believes that may be why they have so many injuries. “We have a lot of injuries,” Roethlisberger said on his radio spot on 93.7 The Fan Tuesday. “I think a lot of..." October 12

  • Cops Being Encouraged to Support Ben Roethlisberger Who Settled Rape Cases So No Charges Filed

    Black Sports Online "Ben Roethlisberger has settled several rape accusations to make sure those cases never went to court. After the settlements the accusers would stop cooperating with the police and that was the end of that. Here is one accuser’s account of what Ben did to her. In a statement to police on..." September 28

  • Roethlisberger considered retirement after 8 sacks vs. Eagles in '08

    CBS Sports "When Ben Roethlisberger takes the field against the Eagles on Sunday, he's going to be trying to do something that no Steelers quarterback has ever done in the Super Bowl era: win a game in Philadelphia. Although Big Ben has only played in Philly once during his 13-year career, he remembers..." September 23

  • Big Ben's praise of Carson Wentz includes a slight jab at the Browns

    CBS Sports "Look at Ben Roethlisberger's hometown of Lima, Ohio on a map and it's not hard to fathom why the Steelers quarterback might still hold a grudge towards the Browns for passing him over in the 2004 NFL Draft. Lima isn't a stone's throw from Cleveland, but it's less than a three-hour drive. In..." September 21

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Tom Brady’s ‘The Greatest In the World, And I Mean That’

    NESN "The best quarterback in the NFL debate never ends, and with Pittsburgh Steelers legend Teddy Bradshaw recently saying he’d take current Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger over anyone else, the discussion has been ignited again. Roethlisberger, a two-time Super Bowl champion and someone widely..." September 07

  • Terry Bradshaw: I'd take Big Ben over Tom Brady, any other QB

    CBS Sports "Ben Roethlisberger will almost certainly be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, but he's rarely mentioned in the same breath as, say, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees. But for former Steelers great Terry Bradshaw, who won four Super Bowls with Pittsburgh and was enshrined in Canton in 1989, he..." September 07

  • Haley, Roethlisberger relationship built on trust, desire to win

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Sometimes Ben Roethlisberger calls the plays, and that's the way Todd Haley wants it. Sometimes Haley calls the plays, and that's the way Roethlisberger likes it. Other times, it is a little of both — it just depends. Regardless of how the Steelers' no-huddle offense is constructed, it is..." August 31

  • The Most Evolved QB

    SI "Ben Roethlisberger is the most underrated quarterback in the NFL. More precisely, he’s the most misappreciated quarterback. Almost everyone agrees that Roethlisberger is a superstar, but few seem to realize what makes him such a rare talent. For the longest time, Roethlisberger’s greatness..." August 23

  • Ben Roethlisberger 'wouldn't mind getting hit' in Friday's preseason game

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have taken a somewhat obscure approach to the preseason’s first two weeks. Their trio of offensive stars – Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown – have yet to play a single snap this preseason while most teams have played their starters for at least a few..." August 22

  • Ben Roethlisberger hopes to win by losing (weight)

    SI "Tom House shouts a question to Andy Dalton, who’s walking away to another drill at House’s quarterback training program. “How long do you want to play?” The Bengals quarterback smiles and shoots back, “Til I’m 45!” That number should sound familiar to NFL fans. Tom Brady’s projection on how..." August 06

  • Roethlisberger says suspended Steelers receiver Bryant lied to him

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Despite losing one star wide receiver for the entire season and possibly his former All-Pro running back for the first four games, Ben Roethlisberger said today that the Steelers offense can be “as good as we want to be.” But he said he is deeply disappointed in wide receiver Martavis Bryant..." July 31

  • Big Ben wants the Steelers to be crazy aggressive with 2-point attempts

    Fox Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have earned a reputation as a team that loves to go for the two-point conversion after touchdowns. And quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wants his team to be even more aggressive this season. As in, going for two every time the team scores. And head coach Mike Tomlin is at..." June 14

  • Roethlisberger will not endorse ‘acquaintance’ Trump

    Sportsnaut "Donald Trump will be minus at least one NFL quarterback at the upcoming GOP convention. Ben Roethlisberger made it clear Saturday he does not endorse the Republican presidential candidate and that he will not be attending the event to speak on Trump’s behalf. Speaking at a large rally Friday..." June 12

  • Trump may ask Brady, Roethlisberger to speak at GOP Convention

    New York Times "Donald J. Trump has some ideas for how to jazz up the Republican National Convention, and he previewed one at a rally here on Friday evening: a “winner’s evening” of sports celebrities and champions addressing the convention rather than politicians. “We’re going to do it a little different, if..." June 11

  • Roethlisberger 'disappointed' in suspended Steelers WR Bryant but says offense remains focused

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Ben Roethlisberger wasn't about to mince words. He usually doesn't when it comes to Martavis Bryant. Just days before the start of last postseason, Roethlisberger said Bryant needed to “toughen up.” On Tuesday, the Steelers' franchise quarterback said he simply was “disappointed” in the young..." May 25