Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ben Roethlisberger on the Browns: 'That team is going to surprise a lot of people'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ben Roethlisberger threw a bouquet at the Browns Wednesday instead of his usual shade. "That's a really good defense," Roethlisberger said Wednesday during his locker room availability when asked about Joe Haden not being with the Browns anymore. "That team is going to surprise a lot of..." September 14

  • Ben Roethlisberger says Browns are 'going to surprise a lot of people'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ben Roethlisberger threw a bouquet at the Browns Wednesday instead of his usual shade. "That's a really good defense," Roethlisberger said Wednesday during his locker room availability when asked about Joe Haden not being with the Browns anymore. "That team is going to surprise a lot of..." September 13

  • Ben Roethlisberger has interesting critique of Pittsburgh fans

    Sportsnaut "Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers will make their 2017 regular season home debut against the Minnesota Vikings at Heinz Field this week. It’s a venue that has in the past acted as a tremendous home-field advantage for Pittsburgh. But it in no way compares to the old Three Rivers..." September 13

  • Browns player rips NFL after illegal move by Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger

    Sporting News "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was spotted going after a defender's knees in Sunday's win over the Browns. That defender was Browns defensive lineman Emmanuel Ogbah, who was perplexed as to why Big Ben was diving for his ankles. Not only did Roethlisberger go after him, but he then..." September 11

  • Crazy Ben Roethlisberger stat against Browns highlights Cleveland’s QB mistakes

    Sportsnaut "Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers head into Cleveland in Week 1. With a win, Big Ben would do something no Browns quarterback has done since 1999. Here’s the skinny. Roethlisberger has won 10 games against the Browns in games played in Cleveland. The only Browns quarterback to..." September 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger injures ankle, does not finish practice

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger did not finish practice Thursday afternoon after suffering what appeared to be a right ankle injury. Roethlisberger was hit low during team drills and limped off toward the back of the field where he consulted with trainer John Norwig. Roethlisberger..." August 04

  • Big Ben may play beyond 2017 but is ‘only going to focus on this year’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Ben Roethlisberger has made it abundantly clear that retirement is on the table following the 2017 NFL season. But the Pittsburgh Steelers veteran quarterback suggests solid play out of his offensive line might convince him to play a bit longer. In fact, Big Ben even stated he hopes to play..." August 03

  • Ben Roethlisberger says Martavis Bryant should already be reinstated

    CBS Sports "Back in April, the NFL conditionally reinstated Steelers wide receiver Martarvis Bryant, who missed the 2016 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The expectation is that he would be fully reinstated by training camp, but more than a week later and Bryant remains on the outside..." August 02

  • Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger will weigh CTE concerns when deciding on playing beyond this season

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger has created a compelling case for potential retirement as early as 2018. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback detailed his thought process about his future in an interview with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and other outlets, citing the growing knowledge about chronic traumatic..." July 29

  • Ben Roethlisberger says retirement remains an option after 2017

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Friday that retirement remains an option after the upcoming season. Roethlisberger was speaking on the second day of training camp in Latrobe, Pa. Roethlisberger also addressed what former offensive coordinator Bruce Arians wrote in his recent..." July 28

  • Martavis Bryant wants talk with Ben Roethlisberger over critical remarks

    ESPN "When the Pittsburgh Steelers report to training camp in a couple of weeks, wide receiver Martavis Bryant would like to have a talk with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. "I feel like we need to," Bryant told ESPN on Thursday during a break from his offseason workouts here in the 109-degree Nevada..." July 14

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Martavis Bryant 'looks like a stud, as usual'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Speaking in between running around the field at his annual youth football camp Sunday, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger weighed in on a few of the hot topics from the recently concluded OTAs and minicamp. On how wide receiver Martavis Bryant is fitting back in with the team after being..." June 19

  • Steelers' Brown keeps grinding, happy to have Roethlisberger back

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "No wide receiver in Steelers history is more intertwined with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger than Antonio Brown. Consider that Brown has been on the receiving end of 50 touchdown passes in his seven NFL regular seasons. Roethlisberger has thrown each of those 50 balls. Not once did Brown..." May 30

  • Ben Roethlisberger confirms considering retirement: 'It doesn't matter' how serious

    CBS Sports "This offseason, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger put plenty of fear into Pittsburgh fans by declaring in late January that he wasn't committing to playing football in 2017. Retirement was on the table, but no one really believed him, even when he doubled down and said in March he was only..." May 26

  • Big Ben on retirement speculation: 'It doesn't matter'

    NFL.com "Whether you took Ben Roethlisberger's retirement talk seriously or not, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback doesn't care. When asked how close he was to walking away from the NFL, Big Ben replied: "It doesn't matter, I'm here now." (Sidebar: Built it excuse to link to The Rock's 'It doesn't..." May 24

  • Roethlisberger laments Le’Veon Bell’s absence from OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell currently doesn’t have a contract. Which means that he can’t, absent a rarely-used (by veteran players) letter of protection, participate in offseason workouts. That hasn’t stopped quarterback Ben Roethlisberger from publicly lamenting Bell’s absence. “I’m..." May 24

  • Big Ben won't give Steelers more than one-year commitment

    Yardbarker "Ben Roethlisberger reiterated Tuesday that his commitment to the Pittsburgh Steelers does not run any further than this upcoming season. Speaking with reporters on the first day of OTAs, Roethlisberger made it clear that he did not give Art Rooney more than a one-year commitment, per Ray..." May 23

  • Ben Roethlisberger still “proud” of self-reporting concussion

    Pro Football Talk "With the attention brought to concussions and the diagnosis of them by Tom Brady’s wife, many are talking about the fine line between getting one and talking about it. Saints quarterback Drew Brees has admitted that he would try to hide the injury from his wife. But one guy who has..." May 22

  • Willie Colon says Ben Roethlisberger seriously considered retiring

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger publicly mused about retiring this offseason, and it wasn’t just talk. Former Steelers offensive lineman Willie Colon, a teammate of Roethlisberger’s for seven seasons, said this morning on PFT Live that Roethlisberger was seriously considering retiring..." May 16

  • Turns out, Myles Garrett isn't the Browns' first top pick to call out Big Ben

    CBS Sports "One of the first things Myles Garrett said publicly after the Browns took him with the first overall pick in last month's NFL Draft was this: " I'm going to try to take [Big Ben] down ." That would be Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, 13-year veteran, two-time Super Bowl champion and..." May 15

  • Ben Roethlisberger won't look past 2017, amused by Myles Garrett challenge

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger is not committing to the Steelers beyond the 2017 season. The quarterback told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this week that he's "got to take it year by year at this point." "I'm never going to look past any year because I want to give everything I have to that year,"..." May 05

  • Roethlisberger: Martavis Bryant 'has to win back everybody's trust'

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Ben Roethlisberger said he never looked back after deciding to return to the Steelers for another season, his 14th in the NFL. But a little positive reinforcement never hurts. For Roethlisberger, it came last week during the first night of the NFL draft. The Cleveland Browns used the No. 1..." May 05

  • Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger apologizes for rift with hometown

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he's sorry he let a few negative words cause a rift between him and his hometown. Roethlisberger was back in Findlay over the weekend as he and his sister were inducted into Hancock County's sports hall of fame. He says he was hurt..." April 24

  • Roethlisberger: I owe Dan Rooney 'such a debt of gratitude'

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger called into KDKA on Friday to share what chairman Dan Rooney meant to him. “It’s a sad time in Pittsburgh for Steelers fans, Steeler nation, all over the world, it just feels like we’ve lost a big part of our soul and who we are,”..." April 15

  • Dan Rooney convinced Bill Cowher to draft Ben Roethlisberger

    The Sports Daily "Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, who died Thursday at age 84, already was in the Pro Football Hall of Fame when a stroke of his leadership set the Steelers on the path to their fifth and sixth championships. Head coach Bill Cowher and director of football operations Kevin Colbert were ready to..." April 14

  • Roethlisberger disputes report that he’s lobbying for a tight end

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has committed to the team for 2017. As the 2017 draft approaches, Roethlisberger wants it to be known that he’s not expecting the team to make a commitment at any one specific position. Specifically, Roethlisberger has disputed a report from NFL Network..." April 13

  • The Mystery of Why Big Ben Has Everyone Blocked on Twitter is Semi Solved

    Black Sports Online "Big Ben has a twitter account that is run by a social media team. He used that account to announce he isn’t retiring which is odd because no one believe he was going to retire, but I digress. When NFL reporters tried to report the story they noticed they were all blocked by him. This was..." April 07

  • Ben Roethlisberger Will Return For 14th Season

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he will return to play for the team this season. Roethlisberger sent the information out on his Twitter account Friday afternoon. In January Roethlisberger told 93.7 The Fan that he might retire from the NFL. “I’m going to take this..." April 07

  • Opposing coaches not taking Roethlisberger's retirement comments too seriously

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "John Harbaugh had a wry smile on his face when he was asked his reaction when he heard Ben Roethlisberger was contemplating not returning for the 2017 season. Harbaugh, who has had to face Roethlisberger and the Steelers twice a year as coach of the Baltimore Ravens, thought it was a great..." March 30

  • Art Rooney: I expect Ben Roethlisberger to play in 2017

    NFL.com "Although Ben Roethlisberger has yet to definitively announce his plans since broaching the possibility of retirement in late January, the Steelers are proceeding as if their franchise quarterback will be under center in Week 1. Just two days after coach Mike Tomlin acknowledged that he doesn't..." March 29