Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • The day the Browns passed on Big Ben

    ESPN "The most decorated quarterback jersey in Cleveland contains 24 names. The list could have stopped at six: Couch, Detmer, Wynn, Pederson, Holcomb, Roethlisberger. The Browns should be drafting a playmaking safety or wide receiver for a playoff-caliber team instead of potentially the franchise's..." April 20

  • Ben Roethlisberger gets trim with 'high cardio' offseason regimen

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger looked noticeably slimmer in a picture from a recent University of Pittsburgh football practice. Turns out the Steelers quarterback has lost at least 15 pounds this offseason on a "high-cardio" plan with team trainers, according to Roethlisberger's agent, Ryan..." April 05

  • Steelers GM: Roethlisberger’s ‘prime’ won’t end soon

    The Sports Daily "Ben Roethlisberger turned 34 on March 2. Now, as March draws to a close, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said that the prime of Roethlisberger’s career should consist of “three to four more good years” according to ESPN.com. There is nothing groundbreaking in the NFL about a..." March 30