Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers trying to complete a 'doubleheader' following a 'very mentally challenging week'

    CBS Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, but seldom was heard an encouraging word from coach Mike Tomlin and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger immediately after the game. Tomlin, whose team became the 13th team to start 11-0 during..." December 03

  • Stephen A. Smith Believes Ben Roethlisberger Is Still a Top-Five Quarterback

    The Big Lead "The Pittsburgh Steelers are 10-0 with a decent chance to finish the season undefeated. They've won those games on the strength of an extremely stingy, turnover-creating defense and a cast of talented YAC producers on offense. Ben Roethlisberger has been good enough after..." November 24

  • Ben Roethlisberger hits back at critics of Steelers’ run game

    Larry Brown Sports "The defense the Pittsburgh Steelers have played this season may remind fans of the “Steel Curtain” days, but they have not exactly pounded the ball on the ground like those teams did. With an undefeated record through 10 games, Ben Roethlisberger is not concerned about..." November 24

  • Ben Roethlisberger: We’re not chasing perfection, we’re chasing Lombardis

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "After dispatching of another rookie quarterback and taking care of business the way they should against the NFL’s lower echelon, the Steelers insist they are not ready to even begin thinking about a perfect season. Nor should they. Maybe it will become more of a reality if they..." November 23

  • Ben Roethlisberger playfully responds to Mike Tomlin’s jab at MAC

    Clutch Points "Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, in preparation of their upcoming game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, took a playful jab at the NCAA’s Mid-American Conference (MAC). He said, “We are not a Big Ten team playing a MAC opponent this..." November 21

  • Ben Roethlisberger named AFC offensive player of the week

    Steelers Depot "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 10 on Wednesday for his great performance against the Cincinnati Bengal’s at Heinz Field on Sunday. Roethlisberger, who could not practice any last week after being placed..." November 18

  • Mike Tomlin tells Ben Roethlisberger he will “see him at practice Thursday”

    Yahoo! Sports "Ben Roethlisberger didn’t practice last week, because he was on the COVID-19 reserve list after close contact with Vance McDonald. He threw 50 balls Friday and was good to go. After having his best outing of the season in which he went 27-of-46 for 333 yards..." November 17

  • Tua Tagovailoa aims to be first rookie QB since Ben Roethlisberger to win first 4 starts

    Pro Football Talk "If the Dolphins beat the Broncos on Sunday, Tua Tagovailoa will join Ben Roethlisberger in some exclusive company. A Miami win would be the Dolphins’ fourth win in four starts for Tagovailoa, and the Dolphins would join Roethlisberger’s 2004 Steelers as..." November 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger: I tried to get next week off too

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger might never practice again. OK, that's unlikely, but Roethlisberger proved Sunday that he didn't need a week of practice when he put together his best game of the season in a 36-10 win over the Cincinnati Bengals to preserve..." November 16

  • Steelers activate QB Ben Roethlisberger from reserve/COVID list

    NFL.com "Big Ben is on track to play Sunday vs. the Bengals. The Pittsburgh Steelers have activated quarterback ?Ben Roethlisberger? from the reserve/COVID list and will be eligible to play on Sunday, the team announced Saturday. Roethlisberger was among four Steelers..." November 14

  • Ben Roethlisberger: My body enjoyed the week off

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said earlier this week he wasn’t concerned about Ben Roethlisberger missing practice. Roethlisberger isn’t either but did call it a “way different” week. The Steelers activated Roethlisberger from the..." November 14

  • Ben Roethlisberger expected to come off COVID-19 list

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Steelers are going into Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengalswith the impression that Ben Roethlisberger will be under center. Head coach Mike Tomlin told reporters Friday that Roethlisberger is expected to be activated off the..." November 13

  • Ben Roethlisberger can't practice but Pittsburgh Steelers prepping as if he will play

    ESPN "Because he's on the reserve/COVID-19 list, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger isn't available to practice for the Pittsburgh Steelers all week. But the undefeated Steelers are still anticipating that he'll be available to play against the Cincinnati..." November 12

  • Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger vying for NFL's unwanted QB record during 2020 season

    CBS Sports "Tom Brady's back and forth battle with Drew Brees for the league's career record for touchdown passes has received a lot of national attention. And while Brady tries to catch Brees in the record book, he probably wouldn't mind being passed by another future Hall of..." November 12

  • Ben Roethlisberger Among 4 Players Added To Pittsburgh Steelers COVID-19 List

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed four players on their Reserve/COVID-19 list including Ben Roethlisberger. In a statement posted to their website Tuesday morning, they say: “The four players include quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, offensive lineman Jerald Hawkins,..." November 10

  • Ben Roethlisberger injury update: Steelers QB says he'll be 'fine' after taking hit to knee

    Sporting News "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger went to the locker room just prior to halfime Sunday to have a left knee injury examined. The Steelers had just scored a touchdown with about a minute left, and it appeared Roethlisberger figured his work was done for the half. Two..." November 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger dealing with injuries to both knees

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sustained injuries to both knees during Sunday's win over the Dallas Cowboys, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports. Despite his injuries, there is cautious optimism Roethlisberger will be healthy enough..." November 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger heads to locker room early after injuring knee

    Pro Football Talk "Ben Roethlisberger injured his knee and hit his head when he was sandwiched between Neville Gallimore and DeMarcus Lawrence just before halftime. The Steelers called a timeout after the 4-yard completion to the Dallas 41 with 1:31 left. It allowed..." November 08

  • Ranking Kyler Murray and the Best Dark-Horse NFL MVP Candidates

    Bleacher Report "The NFL MVP race may be down to just two players halfway through the 2020 season. Still, a few dark-horse candidates could force their way into the argument in the second half of the year, including Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray. Oddsmakers have Seattle Seahawks..." November 07

  • Steelers Won't Stay Undefeated For Long if Ben Roethlisberger Has to Draw Up Plays in the Huddle

    The Big Lead "The Pittsburgh Steelers remain the only undefeated squad in football after eight weeks, eking out another win against the Baltimore Ravens yesterday afternoon. It was a huge divisional victory for Pittsburgh, and they pulled it off despite giving up 265 yards on the ground and over 400 yards of..." November 02

  • Browns’ Baker Mayfield Fails to Eclipse Ben Roethlisberger Record

    Heavy "On Sunday the Cleveland Browns were defeated by the Las Vegas Raiders, 16-6, at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Had Cleveland emerged victorious, Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield would have become the winningest quarterback in FirstEnergy Stadium history. As it stands..." November 01

  • James Connor’s game is at an ‘all-time high’, per Ben Roethlisberger

    Clutch Points "Prior to the start of the season, it wasn’t even certain if Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Connor was going to be able to take the field. That now feels like a thing of the past, with the 25-year-old cancer survivor now playing some of his best football in recent years...." October 31

  • Ben Roethlisberger had funny reaction to Titans missing game-tying field goal

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers eked out a win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday to move to 6-0, but the margins were very fine. The Steelers survived 27-24 after Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski missed a 45-yard field goal in the final seconds of the fourth quarter. The miss came as a..." October 25

  • Myles Garrett focused on Ben Roethlisberger, not Mason Rudolph

    Cleveland.com "Myles Garrett hasn’t contemplated whether or not he’d approach Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph on the field Sunday and say anything about their helmet incident from Nov. 14. "I haven’t thought about it,'' he said Friday on a video conference...." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Chase Claypool can’t sneak up on anyone anymore

    TribLIVE "By sheer size, Chase Claypool is difficult to miss. At 6-foot-4 and 238 pounds, the rookie second-round draft pick from Notre Dame is the tallest wide receiver on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster. His long stride, 80-inch wingspan and 4.42 speed also make him impossible to ignore on the..." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger Says Antonio Brown Was Selfish; Praises Teammates

    Black Sports Online "Ben Roethlisberger looks content with his Pittsburgh Steelers. Antonio Brown is a free agent and the likelihood of returning to his former team is out the window. Totalprosports reported “Roethlisberger was happy seeing fourth-year wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster be so..." October 15

  • Ben Roethlisberger says Steelers will have multiple guys blocking Myles Garrett: “He is that good”

    DK Pittsburgh Sports "There will only be a little more than 5,000 fans in attendance at Heinz Field on Sunday for the Steelers' game against the Browns because of COVID-19 restrictions. But the expectation is that they'll sound like a crowd of 65,000 raining boos down on Cleveland defensive end Myles..." October 15

  • Ben Roethlisberger frustrated by COVID-19 impact on Pittsburgh Steelers' schedule

    ESPN " Coming off an unplanned bye week forced by a rash of positive COVID-19 tests in the Tennessee Titans organization, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was audibly frustrated with the ramifications to the Pittsburgh Steelers' schedule. "Of..." October 07

  • Ben Roethlisberger explains why game should be played as scheduled

    CBS Sports "For the first time all season, the NFL is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak and due to that fact, the league has decided to postpone this week's game between the Steelers and the Titans. The game, which was originally scheduled for Sunday, will now be..." October 01

  • Steelers already eyeing Ben Roethlisberger’s successor in 2021 NFL Draft?

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers are only two weeks into the 2020 season, but the team looks like a Super Bowl contender with a healthy Ben Roethlisberger backed by a great defense. While Roethlisberger is Pittsburgh’s quarterback this season, they might already be thinking about the..." September 25

  • Duck Hodges has hilarious comment about Ben Roethlisberger

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger has never been known as the most mobile quarterback in the NFL, but he managed to outrush one of the league’s best running backs in Week 1. His backup, Duck Hodges, seemed as entertained by that as the rest of us. Roethlisberger had nine rushing yards on three..." September 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger: My arm’s the only thing that doesn’t hurt

    Steelers "Not only was Ben Roethlisberger back on the field on Monday night, leading the Steelers to a 26-16 win over the New York Giants, but after playing his first game in a year, his elbow that required surgery was about the only thing that didn't hurt him the day after the..." September 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger says elbow and knee “feel really good right now”

    ESPN "If Ben Roethlisberger had any jitters Monday night, the veteran quarterback shook them off in time for a vintage performance in the Pittsburgh Steelers' 26-16 victory against the New York Giants. Playing for the first time in a year since a..." September 15

  • Mike Tomlin speaks out on Ben Roethlisberger’s throwing velocity concerns

    Clutch Points "The 2019 NFL season was a year to forget for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. He sustained a season-ending elbow injury in Week 2 which forced his team to miss the playoffs altogether. Almost a year after his injury, Big Ben is on his way to full playing condition..." September 13

  • Ben Roethlisberger: ‘Sky is the Limit’ for Steelers WR Diontae Johnson

    Steelers Now "When Ben Roethlisberger’s 2019 season ended in the first half of the Steelers’ Week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks, Diontae Johnson was still a complete unknown. The Steelers’ 2019 third-round pick out of Toledo, Johnson had shown promise through training camp..." September 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger: 'I am going to be shaking like a leaf'

    Steelers "Ben Roethlisberger has no problem admitting it. He is nervous about Monday night's game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Now, before you go into panic mode, the nerves are good ones. They are excited jitters, jitters every NFL player has before Week 1 of..." September 09

  • Steelers open to Ben Roethlisberger extension beyond 2021

    Yardbarker "Ben Roethlisberger is entering a pivotal season. Should he stay healthy, the Steelers may be a Super Bowl contender, but the 38-year-old quarterback is attempting to return from a serious elbow injury. This setback followed numerous less severe maladies over the course of his..." September 03

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Getting hit is going to be big for me

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said recently that he keeps waiting to feel pain in his surgically repaired right elbow, but that he remains pleasantly surprised that throwing at training camp hasn’t led to a reminder of his injury. Roethlisberger..." August 27

  • Can Ben Roethlisberger lead Pittsburgh back to the Super Bowl?

    CBS Sports "Mike Tomlin, despite the heat and humidity, wore a black long sleeve shirt underneath a red polo shirt during a recent training camp practice. On the back of the polo shirt read the words "Cleaning Ambassador," as Tomlin was wearing the shirt to salute the cleaning crew at..." August 26

  • Ashley Roethlisberger opens up about 'challenging' 2019 offseason for marriage with Ben Roethlisberger

    ESPN "When Ashley Roethlisberger got the call from her husband at halftime of the Pittsburgh Steelers' Week 2 game against Seattle last season, she instantly knew something was wrong. "He never calls me during halftime when he's playing," Ashley said in a newly..." August 26

  • Ben Roethlisberger shed weight, arm pain that's dogged him for a decade. Will he finish his career with a flourish?

    Yahoo! Sports "When asked to recall the best moment of training camp thus far, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t need time to ponder the question.  After missing practically all of the 2019 NFL season with a devastating elbow injury, his..." August 25

  • Ben Roethlisberger's comeback will make or break Steelers' season

    USA Today "It seemed heartfelt, yet rather symbolic, too, that of all the Pittsburgh Steelers to come to the aid of a fallen rookie on the practice field, there was Ben Roethlisberger taking a knee. Kevin Dotson, a fourth-round offensive guard, might ultimately grow into the role of protecting..." August 20

  • Steelers' David DeCastro sees a 'lighter, happier' Ben Roethlisberger following a lost 2019 season

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "David DeCastro loves the game of football, loves the routine that goes with it, even if it has been altered beyond his own comprehension because of a pandemic. He is not worried about the risk that will surround him and other players if the NFL season goes on as planned in a little..." August 11

  • Ben Roethlisberger on Steelers being overlooked for 2020 season

    Clutch Points "The Pittsburgh Steelers may be under the radar for the 2020 season, but that doesn’t mean Ben Roethlisberger isn’t looking forward to the 2020 season. The 38-year-old quarterback had a lost season in 2019 after he suffered a season-ending injury in Week..." August 07

  • Steelers coach Mike Tomlin: Ben Roethlisberger has good velocity after surgery

    ESPN "After watching Ben Roethlisberger throw for two days at Heinz Field, Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is pleased with his quarterback's progress following elbow surgery to repair three torn elbow tendons. "I didn't see anything that was alarming..." August 06

  • Ben Roethlisberger looks like new man after cleaning up scraggly beard, hair

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger is looking like a new man. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback was looking out of control with a massive beard and long hair back in March. He said he wasn’t going to shave and clean up until he was able to throw a ball again. Well, he took care of that..." August 06

  • Ben Roethlisberger Says He Tore 3 Flexor Tendons off Bone, Talks Injury Rehab

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Tuesday he tore three of the five flexor tendons attached to his elbow prior to his season-ending surgery last September. "There's no real name for it; it's not Tommy John [surgery],"..." August 04

  • Ben Roethlisberger: I still want to win Lombardis

    Heavy "Ben Roethlisberger is back, and he still wants to win Super Bowls, with the emphasis on ‘plural,’ he says. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback met with the media today, something he hasn’t done in close to a year, and he admitted he had butterflies..." August 04

  • Ben Roethlisberger looks healthy throwing passes at camp

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger missed the majority of the 2019 season with an elbow injury, but all signs continue to point to the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback being ready to play in Week 1. Roethlisberger made some throws at Steelers training camp on Monday, and the team shared an encouraging..." August 03

  • Rod Woodson Names Mean Joe Greene Greatest Steeler Of All-Time, Sorry, Terry!

    TMZ "Sorry, Terry Bradshaw, Big Ben and Jerome Bettis ... NONE of you are the greatest Steeler of all-time -- so says Rod Woodson, who tells TMZ Sports that honor goes to Mean Joe Greene! "Man, I'm just thinking Mean Joe," the..." August 01