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Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger - #7 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 241 lbs.
Birthday 03/02/1982
Birthplace Lima, OH
College Miami (OH)
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 1st round, 11th pick by Steelers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
97.0 3265 26

2011 AFC North free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ noon ET
The Ravens will do whatever it takes to re-sign DT Haloti Ngata, even if it means slapping the franchise tag on him. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC North players likely to become free agents in March.

Future looks bright for Steelers WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Rookie Emmanuel Sanders has emerged as the Steelers' No. 3 receiver and is starting to deliver on the promise he showed throughout the summer.

Steelers get DE Keisel back for Sunday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Steelers' defense should get some help in Week 12 with the return of DE Brett Keisel.

Steelers shut down Campbell, Raiders in 35-3 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh's James Harrison-led defense drove Jason Campbell from the game, caused two turnovers that Ben Roethlisberger turned into touchdown passes and the Steelers routed the Raiders 35-3 on Sunday.

Seymour ejected from Raiders-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour was ejected after hitting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's Week 11 game.

NFL monitoring Heinz Field conditions

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The NFL will be monitoring the conditions in Pittsburgh after complaints about the playing surface.

Steelers' PK, pass defense woes nothing new

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
The Steelers' problems at placekicker and stopping the pass evoke memories of 2002. 

Report: Ward expected to play Sunday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward is expected to play Sunday after passing a series of post-concussion tests, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Steelers make kicker switch

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Unhappy with Jeff Reed's inconsistency, the Steelers have released their kicker and signed PK Shaun Suisham.

Ward's catch streak ends after concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward saw his streak of 186 consecutive games with at least one reception end Sunday night after sustaining a concussion in the first quarter.

Brady leads Patriots to 39-26 win vs. Steelers

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:32 a.m. ET
Tom Brady maintained his mastery of the Steelers, throwing three touchdown passes to tight end Rob Gronkowski and scoring once himself, and the Patriots bounced back from an embarrassing 20-point loss by beating the Steelers 39-26 on Sunday night.

CB Butler among Patriots' inactives

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Patriots released their inactives for Sunday night's game against the Steelers and will be playing with just three active cornerbacks.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall vs. Patriots' front seven

Steelers turn to Scott to replace valuable OLT Starks

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Jonathan Scott will step in for Steelers OLT Max Starks, who will miss the rest of the season with a neck injury, but we hear the loss of Starks shouldn't be underestimated. 

Harrison questionable, according to Patriots

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison has been added to the team's injury report for their Week 10 matchup with the Patriots. Strangely, the announcement didn't come from the Steelers, but rather the New England injury report.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Roethlisberger wrapped up the season with three touchdown passes in a 24-10 win over the Browns on Sunday.||||||| He was 15 of 23 passing for 134 yards. Roethlisberger had 26 touchdowns and just eight interceptions on the season.
Posted Dec. 19, 2012
Roethlisberger has apologized to offensive coordinator Todd Haley for his comments following a 27-24 overtime loss to Dallas last Sunday.||||||| Roethlisberger took Haley to task over the team's inability to feature tight end Heath Miller in the second half and wondered why the Steelers didn't stay in the no-huddle offense. The quarterback says he was frustrated after Pittsburgh (7-7) lost for the fourth time in five games and that he was unable to keep his emotions under control. Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that Roethlisberger and Haley were on the same page.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Roethlisberger had 339 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against Dallas but was sacked four times and threw a key interception in overtime during a 27-24 loss to Dallas.||||||| The performance came in Roethlisberger's second game back from a shoulder injury. He had 285 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in a loss to San Diego on Dec. 9. After losing four of five, the Steelers (7-7) trail AFC North rival Cincinnati by a game for the second wild card spot. They host the Bengals next week.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Roethlisberger went 22 of 42 for three touchdowns and an interception against the Chargers on Sunday.||||||| It was Roethlisberger's first game after missing three weeks due to injury.
Posted Dec. 07, 2012
Though the Steelers confirmed Roethlisberger will return to the starting lineup on Sunday against San Diego after missing three weeks due to injury, Roethlisberger will take the field with a little extra protection. Roethlisberger will play with a custom-fit rib/chest compression shirt and a layer of Kevlar-lined composite in his shoulder pads to help absorb hits to his clavicle and shoulder joint regions.||||||| The padding, made by Unequal Technologies, has grown popular across the NFL. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick wore a similar compression shirt after injuring his ribs a few years ago and dozens of players - including Pittsburgh safety Troy Polamalu and linebacker James Harrison - use Unequal CRT in their helmets.

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