Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Big Ben listening to his body, trainers as he prepares for 2018

    247 Sports "Ben Roethlisberger, like many young professional athletes, used to feel invincible. But like many of us, time has a way of changing people, as Big Ben no longer the carefree 23-year-old who sustained a serious injury while suffering an accident while riding his motorcycle in the summer of 2006...." July 05

  • Ben Roethlisberger not sweating contract, hopes other Steelers 'get taken care of'

    ESPN "Two years from free agency in a robust quarterback market, Ben Roethlisberger isn't concerned with landing a record-breaking contract. "I care about record-breaking Super Bowl wins and things like that -- that's more important to me," the Pittsburgh Steelers..." June 17

  • Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger won't let his kids play contact football before 5th grade

    Sporting News "Ben Roethlisberger is no stranger to injuries and understands the risks that come with playing football. During his 12th annual Football ProCamp for kids from first through eighth grades on Sunday, the Steelers quarterback acknowledged the advantages of kids playing..." June 17

  • Roethlisberger is impressed with Mason Rudolph's arm strength

    247 Sports "Ben Roethlisberger, among other things, is known for his stellar arm strength that has helped him throw for the eighth most passing yards in NFL history. That's why, when Big Ben praised Mason Rudolph's arm strength during the team's minicamp, it means..." June 05

  • Le'Veon Bell isn't the only Steelers star skipping practice

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Le’Veon Bell is not the only Steelers star on offense skipping spring practices these days. The Killer B’s are nowhere to be found. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger turned out for the first practice May 22 and has not been here since, missing the past four. Antonio Brown..." May 30

  • Here's what Ben Roethlisberger said about Mason Rudolph after the Steelers' first OTA

    CBS Sports "Turns out, Ben Roethlisberger was just kidding. In late May, days after the Steelersdrafted Mason Rudolph in the third round, Big Ben announced that "I plan on playing for three-to-five more years," reinforcing the point that selecting a quarterback amounted..." May 22

  • Mason Rudolph appreciative of good-luck message from Ben Roethlisberger

    ESPN "Looks like Mason Rudolph has a new friend -- the Steelers' star quarterback. Before taking the field for rookie minicamp, Rudolph got a text from Ben Roethlisberger wishing him good luck. "He reached out [Thursday] and said, 'Hey, good luck in rookie minicamp.' I was really appreciative of..." May 11

  • Ben Roethlisberger’s earlier comments on media shed light on draft criticism

    Sportress of Blogitude "Ben Roethlisberger has found himself in a firestorm over comments made over the past week concerning his disappointment over how the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Mason Rudolph in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, presumably as his heir apparent. Comments Roethlisberger made earlier this..." May 10

  • Eli takes opposite approach to Big Ben, 'excited' to work with rookie QB

    The Score "Eli Manning and Ben Roethlisberger have plenty in common, but how the veteran quarterbacks reacted to their respective teams using mid-round draft picks on their potential successors doesn't fall into that category. "There are no more surprises anymore in the draft," Manning told Paul Schwartz..." May 08

  • Ben Roethlisberger is a Total Hypocrite for Not Wanting to Help Mason Rudolph

    12 Up "Listen, no one wants to feel like they're wasting away at work training their eventual replacement. In the NFL, it happens frequently in an environment where the age of 30 is considered past one's prime in many cases. The Pittsburgh Steelers made a necessary move in the NFL Draft this offseason..." May 07

  • Mason Rudolph on Roethlisberger: I’d say same thing if I were him

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said last week that he was surprised that the team took quarterback Mason Rudolph in the third round of the draft because he thought they could use players who can help the team now more than one who will be on the sideline if all goes according to..." May 06

  • Going Brett Favre would have a disastrous impact on Ben Roethlisberger’s legacy

    Sportsnaut "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has tossed out the idea of retirement at nearly every turn over the past couple years. It’s seemingly been a major point of contention in Pittsburgh. Was Big Ben attempting to create some sense of drama within the Steelers’ organization or was he..." May 05

  • Roethlisberger 'surprised' Steelers drafted Rudolph

    ESPN "Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was surprised the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted a quarterback months after he notified them about his plan to play three-to-five more years. Appearing on 93.7 the Fan Pittsburgh on Friday, Roethlisberger was pointed when asked about last week's selection of Oklahoma..." May 04

  • After Steelers draft QB, Ben Roethlisberger wants to play three to five more seasons

    Sportsnaut "The Pittsburgh Steelers moved up in the draft to select Mason Rudolph out of Oklahoma State, and the notion here is that he will be the heir apparent to Ben Roethlisberger. Now here’s the funny part. For some reason, Roethlisberger has a fire lit under his butt to keep playing. “Well,..." May 01

  • Steelers prepared for life after Ben?

    CBS Sports "Any conversation about the Steelers' offense begins with Ben Roethlisberger, who was the team's first-round pick back in 2004, has been the starter ever since, and says he want to play another 2-3 seasons. And while Big Ben has a 135-63 career regular-season record and has helped Pittsburgh to..." May 01

  • Roethlisberger could get contract extension this offseason

    Sportsnaut "Amid talk that Ben Roethlisberger could retire after the 2018 NFL season, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert isn’t ruling out a contract extension for the veteran quarterback, as noted by Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. Big Ben does still have two years left on his current contract. He..." March 25

  • Steelers working on a contract extension with Roethlisberger

    Sportsnaut "Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney addressed many issues with the media on Wednesday, including quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s future with the team. He said Roethlisberger wants to play beyond his current contract that takes him through two more seasons. This is great news for a..." February 07

  • Le'Veon Bell: Todd Haley called plays that Ben Roethlisberger didn't like

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "We’ve known for some time that Ben Roethlisberger and Todd Haley didn’t get along. Now Le’Veon Bell is offering some specifics. The running back did a radio hit with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith at the Super Bowl in Minneapolis, and he said he thinks Haley’s departure will help the Steelers because..." February 05

  • Teammate says Roethlisberger wants to play three more years

    Pro Football Talk "Roughly a year ago this time, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger wasn’t sure he wanted to play again. (Narrator voice: He played again.) Now, he wants to keep going for several more years. According to Jeremy Fowler of, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey said Roethlisberger..." January 26

  • Roethlisberger: Mike Tomlin wasn’t reason we lost to Jaguars

    ESPN "Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is taking some heat off the Pittsburgh Steelers and head coach Mike Tomlin. Roethlisberger said Wednesday after the AFC squad's Pro Bowl practice that the Steelers were focused entering their playoff loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. "Anytime you lose, there's..." January 24

  • Stormy Daniels: Trump Made Ben Roethlisberger Walk Me Back to My Hotel Room

    Vice Sports "If life truly is a highway, like they say, then perhaps we have been given no greater rest stop with a view than the news that our president had an affair with a porn star. Allegedly. In the polygraph-corroborated 2011 interview with In Touch, published in full today, adult film actress Stormy..." January 19

  • Ben Roethlisberger reportedly ‘massively frustrated’ with Mike Tomlin

    Larry Brown Sports "The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly parting ways with offensive coordinator Todd Haley this offseason, but Haley may not be the only member of the team’s coaching staff that Ben Roethlisberger has had questions about. Apparently, not all is well between Big Ben and his head coach,..." January 17

  • Big Ben reportedly gave Steelers timeline for how long he'll play, says he can't audible

    CBS Sports "The freedom to audible into certain plays is a luxury only afforded to quarterbacks who have earned it. You would think Ben Roethlisberger has earned such a right, but the two-time Super Bowl winner and future Hall of Fame quarterback swears he doesn't have the freedom to audible. And that's just..." January 17