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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

Steelers reach breaking point with Holmes

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Apparently tired of WR Santonio Holmes' off-field problems, the Steelers took drastic action, trading him to the Jets for a fifth-round pick.

Steelers QB Roethlisberger will not be charged

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault, Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced Monday.

Holmes receives four-game suspension

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The league confirmed reports that WR Santonio Holmes will be suspended for the first four regular-season games in 2010.

Jets acquire WR Holmes from Steelers

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
The Jets have acquired WR Santonio Holmes from the Steelers for a fifth-round pick in next week's draft, Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed Monday, just as the NFL announced a four-game suspension for Holmes.

Report: District attorney won't file charges against Roethlisberger

Posted April 11, 2010 @ 12:44 a.m. ET
ESPN is reporting that a Georgia district attorney has decided not to file charges against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in a sexual assault case involving a 20-year-old college student.

Man takes responsibility in case involving Steelers' Holmes

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
A man has taken responsibility for throwing a glass at a woman in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub, according to the attorney for Steelers WR Santonio Holmes, who was originally charged in the case.

Police reopen assault case against Holmes

Posted April 03, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Orlando, Fla., police have reopened an assault case involving Steelers WR Santonio Holmes, stemming from an incident at an Orlando nightclub March 7.

Will off-field issues cost Roethlisberger games?

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 8:52 a.m. ET
Questions are being raised about whether Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will miss any games this season because of his off-field issues.

Steelers bolster QB depth, re-sign Batch

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed reserve QB Charlie Batch to a two-year contract on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

Goodell will meet with Roethlisberger

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, speaking at the owners' meetings in Orlando, Fla., on Monday, said he will meet with Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger at the "appropriate time" regarding sexual-assault allegations levied against Pittsburgh's starting quarterback, according to multiple media ...

Tomlin: 'Highly concerned' about Roethlisberger

Posted March 21, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told the NFL Network he's worried about his quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, facing sexual-assault allegations but is reserving judgment for now.

Foote signing could pay dividends for Steelers

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Steelers significantly improved their LB depth when they re-signed Larry Foote to a three-year deal on March 15.

Steelers sign LB Foote

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed LB Larry Foote on Monday, according to NFL.com. Foote, a key part of two Super Bowl-winning defenses for Pittsburgh, signed a three-year, $9.3 million deal with a $1.8 million singing bonus, according to the ...

Signings of Battle, Randle El could spell trouble for Sweed

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Steelers strengthened their WR depth in the early stages of free agency, signing 49ers WR Arnaz Battle and ex-Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El on March 8. The signings call into question where, or whether, third-year WR Limas Sweed fits ...

Reports: Steelers re-sign Clark, bring back Randle El

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Steelers have re-signed FS Ryan Clark to a four-year contract, National Football Post and Fox 31 in Denver reported Monday. Also, ex-Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El will return for a second stint in Pittsburgh, agreeing to a three-year deal ...

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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