Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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