Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ravens CB says he could hear Ben Roethlisberger tell WRs all the plays

    Larry Brown Sports "Last year was an odd one for all sports leagues, and that included the NFL, where there was limited fan attendance for most of the season. The typical home field advantage we’re used to seeing was mostly gone. There were some other consequences to the lack of fans,..." May 13

  • JuJu Smith-Schuster: I'd rather play with Big Ben than other options during free agency

    The Score "Playing one more year with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was key for wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster when he decided to re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason. Though Smith-Schuster could've joined Patrick Mahomes on the..." May 11

  • Steelers GM admits major uncertainty over Ben Roethlisberger’s future

    Larry Brown Sports "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has flirted with retirement for a few seasons, but has always ended up coming back to the team. Despite this, it doesn’t seem anyone is treating it as a guarantee that trend will continue. May 08

  • Najee Harris can give Ben Roethlisberger's career 'another year or two'

    CBS Sports "Ben Roethlisberger leaned on a powerful rushing attack to enjoy early success in Pittsburgh. Jerome Bettis, one of the running backs behind some of Big Ben's early success, feels that another impressive running game may allow Roethlisberger to have a successful end to his NFL..." May 05

  • Ben Roethlisberger deal “started a real positive offseason” for Steelers

    Yahoo! Sports "When the Steelers season came to an end with January’s playoff loss to the Browns, it was unclear if quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would be back for the 2021 season. Roethlisberger was set to have a cap number of more than $41 million and the team made it..." April 26

  • Ben Roethlisberger backs Mike Tomlin deal: 'He will go down as one of the greats'

    The Score "Ben Roethlisberger lauded the Pittsburgh Steelers after they gave head coach Mike Tomlin a three-year extension Tuesday. "I think he deserves to stay as long as he wants," Roethlisberger told Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via text..." April 20

  • Reporter thinks Ben Roethlisberger will play two more seasons

    Larry Brown Sports "There were all kinds of questions entering this season about whether Ben Roethlisberger might retire. He ended up agreeing to a restructured contract with the team for 2021. But there is a line of thinking that Big Ben might play even beyond this season. Veteran NFL reporter..." April 10

  • Ben Roethlisberger on how his leadership evolved throughout NFL career

    Clutch Points "Like any other player, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had to start his career by playing alongside tenured veterans who showed him the ropes in the league. After spending a couple of seasons with them, he eventually molded himself to be a leader of the Steelers as..." March 21

  • Pittsburgh Steelers rumors: GM high on surprise Ben Roethlisberger successor

    Sportsnaut "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is probably playing his final season this year, but his heir apparent may not be on the roster just yet. General manager Kevin Colbert is reportedly eyeing a 2021 NFL Draft prospect as Big Ben’s eventual replacement,..." March 06

  • Unlike Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger’s pay cut includes no ability to earn it back

    Pro Football Talk "In 2015, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning agreed to reduce his $19 million in total pay to $15 million. The $4 million haircut wasn’t unconditional; Manning had the ability to make every penny back if the Broncos won the Super Bowl. They did, and he did. In 2021, Steelers..." March 05

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Honored to be a Steeler, “more than happy” to adjust contract

    Pro Football Talk "The question of Ben Roethlisberger‘s playing future was answered on Thursday. Roethlisberger agreed to a new contract with the Steelers for the 2021 season and the quarterback released a statement about it through the team. The terms of the new deal have not been..." March 04

  • Steelers sign Ben Roethlisberger to new contract for 2021

    Steelers "The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract for 2021, it was announced Thursday. "We are excited we were able to come to an agreement with Ben Roethlisberger on a new contract for him to return to the Steelers in 2021," said General Manager and..." March 04

  • On Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers, a $19 million question lingers

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers want Ben. Ben wants the Steelers. The Steelers need to revise Ben’s contract. Ben is willing to do it. But still it hasn’t been done. Although Steelers president Art Rooney II recently told that the deadline for getting a revised deal in..." February 27

  • Pittsburgh Steelers president gives Ben Roethlisberger contract ultimatum "If Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wants to return for the 2021 NFL season, he’ll need to restructure his contract so the Steelers can have more salary-cap flexibility as it builds out the roster around him. In order for the front office to go to work and accomplish..." February 26

  • Eight free agents Steelers could target to help Ben Roethlisberger, manage tight salary cap in 2021

    CBS Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers made arguably the biggest decision of their 2021 season this week, announcing that Ben Roethlisberger will return for an 18th season and all but promising a restructure of the quarterback's contract to ensure compliance with a reduced salary cap...." February 25

  • Three Quarterbacks Steelers Should Sign to Compete With Ben Roethlisberger

    The Big Lead "The Pittsburgh Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger are working together to take the steps required for Roethlisberger to suit up again this year. When Big Ben expressed his desire to return, Steelers management balked because of Roethlisberger's enormous cap hit and they..." February 24

  • Steelers planning for Ben Roethlisberger return once contract is worked out "Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II confirmed the club wants ?Ben Roethlisberger? back in 2021. Rooney said in a statement that he met with Big Ben on Tuesday and sides agreed that they'll continue their partnership once the contract situation is worked..." February 24

  • Art Rooney II statement on Ben Roethlisberger expected Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers president Art Rooney II had a meeting with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Tuesday and Roethlisberger’s agent said that it ended with the Steelers saying they “want Ben back and will contact me soon to address his cap situation.” There was..." February 24

  • Agent says Steelers want Ben Roethlisberger back "According Ben Roethlisberger’s agent, the Steelers want him back. The NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala reports she talked to Roethlisberger’s agent Ryan Tollner who told her, “They want Ben back and will contact me soon to address his cap..." February 23

  • Ben Roethlisberger finally meets with Art Rooney II, meeting “went well”

    Behind The Steel Curtain "Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers had been wondering when management and Ben Roethlisberger were going to finally sit down to discuss the future plans of the future Hall of Fame quarterback. It was reported this meeting was supposed to happen at the beginning of the month, but..." February 23

  • Despite noncommittal tone, Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves at Ben Roethlisberger's mercy

    USA Today "Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert tried his best last week to cast doubt on the future of the team's biggest star for the better part of the past two decades.  He gave Ben Roethlisberger, who has quarterbacked the team to three Super Bowls..." February 23

  • Steelers eager to move on from Ben Roethlisberger?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers have found themselves in something of a standoff with Ben Roethlisberger, but that’s apparently not the fault of the quarterback. According to NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala, Roethlisberger has signaled to the Steelers that he is ready to sit down..." February 22

  • Cowboys Are a Possible Landing Spot for 6x Pro Bowl QB Ben Roethlisberger

    Heavy "As the Dak Prescott saga turns, NFL analysts continue to speculate on the Dallas Cowboys’ contingency plans at quarterback if a long-term deal is not reached this offseason. One veteran quarterback that could become available this offseason is Ben Roethlisberger, and Pro..." February 21

  • Ex-Steelers star says Ben Roethlisberger should retire or he'll set the franchise back 'two or three' years "For the first time in more than 15 years, the Steelers are heading into the offseason with a giant question mark at quarterback. Although Ben Roethlisberger has made it clear that he wants to return, the team has been noncommittal about bringing him..." February 20

  • If Steelers cut Ben Roethlisberger, would he play elsewhere?

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers, fully aware that they may not have enough around quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to justify bringing him back for another year, suddenly seem to be ambivalent about an ongoing relationship. So if (and it’s still a fairly big if) the Steelers decide to sever ties..." February 19

  • 4 most ideal landing spots for QB Ben Roethlisberger

    Sportsnaut "It is becoming increasingly possible that Ben Roethlisberger has played his final game as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 38-year-old signal caller is set to count $41.25 million against the cap in 2021. It’s obviously not a number the Steelers are willing to pay..." February 18

  • Steelers GM Declines to Commit to Ben Roethlisberger amid Rumors About Future "Pittsburgh Steelers GM Kevin Colbert had multiple chances during Wednesday's discussion with reporters to firmly stand behind Ben Roethlisberger being the team's QB in 2021. Instead, Colbert gave lukewarm responses. The GM told reporters that in meetings..." February 17

  • Maurkice Pouncey, Ben Roethlisberger share love after retirement news

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger and Maurkice Pouncey have shown a ton of mutual respect for one another since the Pittsburgh Steelers season ended, and that was turned up another notch this week when Pouncey announced his retirement. Pouncey and his twin brother Mike issued a statement on..." February 14

  • Trump’s Impeachment Lawyer Says He Asked Ben Roethlisberger To Find Him Some Votes In Georgia

    Black Sports Online "Our country is such a joke. We truly are a laughingstock and I have to remind people it was our own people who stormed our Capitol. It wasn’t terrorists or Black Lives Matter, it was just racist white people. Now, you have Trump’s lawyers who are..." February 12

  • As contract decision looms, Ben Roethlisberger has not met with Steelers

    Yahoo! Sports "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has said he’s ready to restructure his contract to ease the Steelers’ salary cap situation for the 2021 season. But so far they’ve had no talks on the matter. Roethlisberger told Gerry Dulac of..." February 12

  • Steelers Won't Cut Ben Roethlisberger to Save Money

    The Big Lead "Ben Roethlisberger played fairly well in 2020 considering he's 38-years-old and coming off surgery to his throwing elbow. He helped lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to 11 straight wins right out of the gate. Then things fell apart for both Big Ben and his team; the defense lost a few key..." February 09

  • Ike Taylor: Ben Roethlisberger Should Retire, QB's Setting Team Back

    TMZ "Ben Roethlisberger should call it a career ... so says his former teammate Ike Taylor, who tells TMZ Sports the QB NOT retiring this offseason could hurt the team for years down the road. Ike kept it real with us when breaking down Ben's future ... saying while..." February 07

  • Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger expected to talk contract after Super Bowl

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger are expected to meet after the Super Bowl to discuss the quarterback's future and contract, a source told ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. The two sides are expected to work on a contract restructure or extension..." February 04

  • Could Ben Roethlisberger play beyond 2021 season?

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger has one more year left on his current contract, and there were questions about whether he would retire. Those thoughts were quickly dismissed as Roethlisberger is expected to play next season and rework his deal to be more team-friendly.  The 38-year-old..." February 03

  • JuJu Smith-Schuster Opens up on Free Agency, TikTok, Relationship with Ben Roethlisberger

    Steelers Now "Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster joined The Doug Gottlieb Show on Monday, and shared a surprising detail regarding his relationship with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Speaking with Gottlieb on Fox Sports Radio, Smith-Schubert revealed he has not spoken with..." February 02

  • Latest On Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

    Pro Football Rumors "While it sounds like Ben Roethlisberger is willing to meet the financial demands of owner Art Rooney II, those impending contract discussions still left some question marks about the quarterback’s future in Pittsburgh. Well, it sounds like Roethlisberger will have a say in..." January 30

  • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger willing to restructure contract "Earlier in the day, Pittsburgh Steelers president and CEO Art Rooney II told reporters that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would have to restructure his contract to create salary-cap space if he wants to return to the team for the 2021 season.  According to The..." January 28

  • Art Rooney II: Ben Roethlisberger Needs To Alter Contract If He Wants To Come Back "As his draft-class mates and contemporaries continue to walk away from the game, Big Ben is still ringing in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is entering his age-39 season in 2021, his 18th in the NFL, but the veteran signal-caller, just one..." January 28

  • Adam Schefter Predicts 18 Plus QBs Will Change Teams This Offseason

    The Big Lead "Last year's NFL offseason was a wild affair when it came to the quarterback position. Players like Tom Brady and Philip Rivers, long assumed to be the types of men who would only ever wear one uniform, changed teams. Presumptive starters were exchanged and displaced..." January 25

  • Pittsburgh Steelers appear to decide Ben Roethlisberger’s fate

    New York Post "Perhaps the NFL clock has not run out yet for Big Ben. The Pittsburgh Steelers are optimistic that longtime quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will return in 2021 for an 18th season with the organization, NFL Network reported Saturday. The 38-year-old Roethlisberger showed..." January 16

  • Mike Tomlin: 'There's a chance' Ben Roethlisberger will return in 2021

    Steelers Depot "Mike Tomlin didn’t explicitly commit to Ben Roethlisberger returning in 2021 but he did praise Roethlisberger’s play in 2020. Tomlin was asked about Roethlisberger’s present and future several times during his year-end Wednesday press conference. “I..." January 13

  • Ben Roethlisberger joins a very small club

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is the unofficial president of a fairly exclusive club. Eighteen men have thrown for 500 or more yards in a regular-season game, and Roethlisberger had done it three times in the regular season, more than any other. On Sunday..." January 11

  • Ben Roethlisberger on potential retirement: 'I hope the Steelers want me back'

    UPI " Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he'll decide this off-season if he wants to end his decorated NFL career. "I hope the Steelers want me back, if that's the way we go," Roethlisberger told reporters on Sunday after..." January 11

  • Six QB's could be playing their final games with their current teams this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "For the first time since eight games were played in the quarterfinal round of the 1982 playoff tournament, which expanded to 16 teams after a strike shortened the season to nine games, the NFL has more than four games in a postseason weekend. The six games to be played over the next two days,..." January 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger approaching Sunday’s playoff game as if it could be his last

    USA Today "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is doing something today that he hasn’t done all season — practice on a Wednesday. Big Ben shared in a Zoom press conference with the Pittsburgh media that since he rested last week he’ll participate in..." January 06

  • Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger: ‘I’ll Be Here’ For Mason Rudolph

    Heavy "After Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made it known that Mason Rudolph would be starting in place of Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Michael Silver of NFL Media indicated that Rudolph probably wouldn’t be..." December 31

  • Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger Won’t Help Mason Rudolph Prep for Browns?

    Heavy "On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that quarterback Mason Rudolph will start in place of Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. If you believe Michael Silver of NFL Media, the third-year backup won’t..." December 29

  • Paige Spiranac Walks Back Harsh Comment of Ben Roethlisberger After He Leads Team To Victory

    Big Play "For what seemed like the 4th consecutive week, the Pittsburgh Steelers were looking down in the dumps as they stared at a 24-7 deficit at the hands of the Colts at home. The offense looked terrible and it appeared the team was headed towards their 4th-straight loss. That..." December 28

  • Ben Roethlisberger hyperextended his knee in Week 13

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says he’s not 100 percent, but that at this point of the season no one is. So just how not-100 percent is he? It’s not clear, given the clear disconnect between the reporting on the subject and the team’s official..." December 27

  • Paige Spiranac Roasts Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger For Playing Terrible

    Total Pro Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers are in danger of losing their 4th-straight game as they face the Indianapolis Colts. The Steelers are trailing the Indianapolis Colts, 24-14, as they enter the 4th quarter and the team’s offense has been having a brutal day. Big Ben has gotten..." December 27