Ben Roethlisberger

American football player, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger

Benjamin Todd "Ben" Roethlisberger, nicknamed Big Ben, is an American football quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the first round in the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Miami University. Roethlisberger earned the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in 2004 and his first Pro Bowl selection in 2007.
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Steelers sitting Big Ben, Bell vs winless Browns
ABC News - about 2 months
The Pittsburgh Steelers are giving Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le'Veon Bell and other starters the day off against the winless Cleveland Browns despite having a shot at home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs
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Steelers clinch first-round bye with 34-6 win over Texans
ABC News - 2 months
Ben Roethlisberger threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns and the Pittsburgh Steelers clinched a first-round playoff bye with a 34-6 win over the Houston Texans on Monday
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Jimmy Garoppolo Just Keeps on Winning
Wall Street Journal - 2 months
Jimmy Garoppolo is the first quarterback since Ben Roethlisberger in 2004 to win his first five career starts.
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Steelers' JuJu Smith-Schuster out vs. Ravens as one-game suspension upheld
ABC News - 3 months
The one-game suspension of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster?has been upheld by appeals officer James Thrash, who was jointly appointed by the NFL and the NFL Players Association. The appeal was heard Tuesday afternoon. Smith-Schuster was suspended for Monday night's vicious fourth-quarter block on Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, who was in a defenseless posture, according to the NFL's ruling. Smith-Schuster then stood over Burfict as he lay motionless. Smith-Schuster will miss the Steelers' home game against the? Baltimore Ravens?on Sunday night. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Wednesday that he didn't believe Smith-Schuster should have been suspended, comparing the hit to one that Rob Gronkowski made Sunday that also drew a one-game suspension for the New England Patriots tight end. "I didn't think it was warranted. Thought maybe....
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Ben Roethlisberger marvels at Mitch Trubisky's ability to throw on the run
Chicago Times - 5 months
Ben Roethlisberger got a preview of what has Bears fans salivating for the debut of Mitch Trubisky back before the NFL scouting combine. The two-time Super Bowl champion met Trubisky in Irvine, Calif., and they worked out together. The veteran was quickly struck by the youngster's ability to make...
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AFC North preview: Ben Roethlisberger gives the Steelers another year of hope
LATimes - 6 months
Now it can be told: Ben Roethlisberger’s retirement rumba in January was nothing more than a hypothetical exercise, no reason for Pittsburgh Steelers fans to hit the panic button. “It was just thoughts,” the two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback told a radio show in Pittsburgh of his retirement...
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The Players That Might Derail Your Fantasy Football Season
Wall Street Journal - 6 months
LeSean McCoy, Ben Roethlisberger and Marshawn Lynch are some top fantasy targets with a high risk of injury, according to Sports Injury Predictor’s research.
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Dropped passes mar James Conner's preseason debut - NBCSports.com
Google News - 6 months
NBCSports.com Dropped passes mar James Conner's preseason debut NBCSports.com The Steelers remain without Le'Veon Bell for the time being, which leaves plenty of work for the team's other running backs to do in practice and in the team's preseason games. On Sunday against the Falcons, rookie James Conner got almost all of that work. Martavis Bryant on return: Nothing really changedNFL.com NFL preseason scores, schedule, updates, news: Saints' Kamara scores on first touchCBSSports.com NFL Preseason Week 2 Roundup: Steelers Need Ben Roethlisberger More Than EverBleacher Report Behind the Steel Curtain -Atlanta Journal Constitution -FOXSports.com -The Falcoholic all 334 news articles »
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NFL draft: Quarterbacks get shot at succeeding two greats
LATimes - 10 months
Make room for the understudies. Thirteen years ago, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Ben Roethlisberger and the New York Giants acquired No. 1 pick Eli Manning in a trade with San Diego. Those quarterbacks went on to win two Super Bowls each. On Saturday, for the first time in four years, the Steelers...
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Sports Briefing: Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger Will Return for a 14th Season
NYTimes - 11 months
Roethlisberger, who hinted that he would consider retirement after last season, promised Steelers fans his ‘absolute best.’
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Christian men's conference decried for featuring speakers accused of rape, sex abuse cover-up
Fox News - about 1 year
Ignite, a weekend Christian conference that expects to attract some 10,000 men to Liberty University next month, is now drawing criticism for including on their speakers list accused rapist and NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Dr.
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NFL executives predict next year's Super Bowl matchup
ABC News - about 1 year
Will the? New England Patriots?be back in next year's Super Bowl, trying to get their sixth championship? What about the Atlanta Falcons? Don't count out the Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks or Green Bay Packers. Or maybe it's time for the Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, New York Giants or Kansas City Chiefs to make an appearance. I asked five NFL front-office executives to predict the Super Bowl LII matchup, and three teams in each conference received votes. There was no favorite in the AFC, but an NFC team got 60 percent of the votes. Check out the results below, along with quotes from each executive. AFC New England Patriots: Two votes No surprise here, as only five AFC franchises and four quarterbacks have made it to the Super Bowl since 2003:? Tom Brady (New England), Ben Roethlisberger (Pittsburgh), .....
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Ben Roethlisberger talks possible retirement: 'I'm going to take this off-season to evaluate'
LATimes - about 1 year
Two days after his season ended a game shy of the Super Bowl, Ben Roethlisberger said he’s not entirely sure he will be back for a 14th year in the NFL. “I'm not by any means saying I'm not coming back or anything like that,” the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback said on a local radio station Tuesday....
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Steelers' Roethlisberger heaps praise on offensive line
Reuters.com - about 1 year
(Reuters) - Ben Roethlisberger has played a key role in getting the Pittsburgh Steelers one win away from a Super Bowl berth but the quarterback is quick to deflect the praise toward an offensive line that wants to "pound people."
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Elite quarterbacks hold key to Super Bowl tickets
Yahoo News - about 1 year
Defense wins championships, or so the saying goes, but high-flying offences look set to unleash a bombs-away spectacle led by elite quarterbacks that may be the best quartet to ever reach the conference championships. Following a thrilling divisional round of playoff action, the bar has been set high for Sunday when the Green Bay Packers visit the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers with Super Bowl berths on the line. The Patriots' Tom Brady, Packers' Aaron Rodgers, Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger and Falcons' Matt Ryan, who could all one day reach the Hall of Fame, boast experience and panache.
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Steelers-Chiefs key matchup: Can Ben Roethlisberger carve up Chiefs again? - CBSSports.com
Google News - about 1 year
CBSSports.com Steelers-Chiefs key matchup: Can Ben Roethlisberger carve up Chiefs again? CBSSports.com Back in Week 4, the Pittsburgh Steelers hung 43 points on the Kansas City Chiefs*. It was their best offensive performance of the season. They were up 22-0 before the end of the first quarter and 29-0 at halftime. They piled up 436 yards of offense and ... Chiefs hoping to reestablish their Arrowhead advantageESPN (blog) Come for the ice, stay for the heat in Steelers-ChiefsNew York Post Steelers-Chiefs moved to primetime because of ice stormUSA TODAY STLtoday.com -Tribune-Review -New York Times -Kansas City Star all 786 news articles »
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Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter placed on leave after arrest - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Google News - about 1 year
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter placed on leave after arrest Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter congratulates Jarvis Jones on a fumble recovery against the Patriots Oct. 23. By Liz Navratil / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed linebackers coach Joey Porter on leave following ... Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers escape disaster after unnecessary riskUSA TODAY Steelers not concerned about Roethlisberger's foot (Jan 9, 2017)FOXSports.com Steelers place assistant coach Joey Porter on leave after assault chargeCBSSports.com Washington Post -Sports Illustrated -CBS Local -Tribune-Review all 1,057 news articles »
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2015
    Roethlisberger sustained another injury against the Oakland Raiders on November 8, 2015, suffering a left mid-foot sprain.
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    Roethlisberger went 26 for 38 for 351 yards, one touchdown pass and one interception during a 28-21 loss against the Patriots to kick off the 2015 NFL season.
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  • 2014
    In October 2014, Roethlisberger and his wife donated $1 million to his alma mater, Miami University, for an indoor sports center.
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    2014 was statistically Roethlisberger's best season, as well as the best season all time for the Steelers.
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    On October 26, 2014 against the Indianapolis Colts, Roethlisberger completed 40 of 49 passes for 522 yards and 6 touchdowns as the Steelers defeated the Indianapolis Colts 51−34.
    The couple's first daughter, Baylee Marie Roethlisberger, was born on March 19, 2014.
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  • 2013
    On December 8, 2013 he passed Terry Bradshaw for most passing touchdowns for a Steelers quarterback.
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    Roethlisberger threw for 4,261 yards and 28 touchdowns in sixteen games in 2013 as the Steelers finished the season with an 8-8 record.
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  • 2012
    On October 11, 2012 he passed Terry Bradshaw for most passing yards for a Steelers quarterback.
    Benjamin Todd Roethlisberger, Jr. was born on November 21, 2012.
    On June 9, 2012, Roethlisberger announced through his official Facebook page that he and Ashley were expecting their first child, a son, later in 2012.
    In 2012, Roethlisberger returned to Miami University to complete his college degree, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Education on May 6, 2012.
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    Roethlisberger threw for 3,265 yards and 26 touchdowns in thirteen games in 2012 as the Steelers finished the season with an 8-8 record.
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  • 2011
    On July 23, 2011, Roethlisberger married Ashley Harlan, a physician assistant from New Castle, Pennsylvania.
  • 2010
    On April 21, 2010, the NFL's Commissioner Roger Goodell announced that Roethlisberger would be suspended without pay for the first six games of the 2010 season due to a violation of the NFL's personal conduct policy.
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    Jerry Blash finally resigned from the Milledgeville Police on April 15, 2010.
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    On April 12, 2010, district attorney Fred Bright held a press conference to announce that Roethlisberger would not be charged.
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    On March 5, 2010, it was revealed that police in Milledgeville, Georgia were investigating Roethlisberger for a sexual assault inside the women's restroom of the Capital City nightclub.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    According to McNulty, she was working as an executive casino host in July 2008 when she said Roethlisberger struck up a friendly conversation at her desk during the golf tournament.
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  • 2006
    He has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, after both of his Super Bowl victories. At the 2006 Grammy Awards, one week after Pittsburgh won Super Bowl XL, Roethlisberger introduced Kelly Clarkson.
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    Despite the seriousness of the accident, his recovery went so well that he started the first three Steelers 2006 preseason games.
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    Roethlisberger was released from the hospital at 11:46 PM on June 14, 2006.
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    After surgery, at approximately noon on June 13, 2006, Roethlisberger was upgraded to fair condition.
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    The Steelers lost 41-38 in Roethlisberger's only other matchup against Atlanta in 2006, and was suspended for the Steelers 15-9 overtime victory against the Falcons in 2010.
    After an off-season motorcycle crash in which he was seriously injured, Roethlisberger missed the opening game of the 2006 season after having an emergency appendectomy on September 3.
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    On January 22, 2006, the Steelers defeated the Broncos 34–17 in Denver to win the AFC Championship and advance to Super Bowl XL.
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    The Super Bowl run began on January 8, 2006 as Roethlisberger helped lead the Steelers to a playoff win over the Cincinnati Bengals—an AFC North rival that had beaten the Steelers by seven points in the regular season to win the division championship.
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  • 2005
    In a week-nine rematch of the 2005 AFC championship game against Denver, Roethlisberger threw a career-high 433 yards but had three of the six Steelers turnovers in a 31–20 loss.
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    During the course of the regular 2005 season, Roethlisberger missed four games due to various knee injuries.
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    On January 23, 2005 in the AFC Championship Game in Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger completed 14 of 24 pass attempts for 226 yards and two touchdowns, but he also threw three costly interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown by Rodney Harrison.
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    On January 5, 2005, Roethlisberger was unanimously selected as the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press, the first quarterback in 34 years to be so honored.
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  • 2004
    Two weeks later, Roethlisberger faced off against the New York Giants and the no. 1 overall pick of the 2004 draft, Eli Manning.
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    On August 4, 2004, he signed a six-year contract worth $22.26 million in salaries and bonuses, with an additional $17.73 million available via incentives.
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    Roethlisberger was selected 11th overall in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
    Roethlisberger was one of four quarterbacks taken in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft along with Philip Rivers, Eli Manning, and J. P. Losman.
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  • 2003
    The success of the 2003 Miami Redhawks led to the expectation that Roethlisberger would be drafted early.
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    He finished his 2003 season with 343 completions, 4,486 passing yards, and 37 passing touchdowns, breaking school single-season records in all three categories.
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    In 2003, Roethlisberger led the Miami RedHawks to an unbeaten record in the MAC, a No. 10 ranking in the Associated Press poll, and a 49–28 victory over Louisville in the 2003 GMAC Bowl.
  • 2002
    He would establish Miami's single season record with 3,238 passing yards and 271 completions in 2002.
    He would break a MAC single-game record for passing yards in a loss against Northern Illinois on October 12, 2002 when he threw for 525 yards and 4 touchdowns.
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    He would open the 2002 season, throwing for 204 passing yards and having a career record 59-yard punt.
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  • 2001
    The next year in 2001, he debuted against Michigan, where he went 18-35, for 193 yards, and 2 touchdowns.
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  • 2000
    Roethslisberger played college quarterback at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After arriving at Miami in 2000, he redshirted his first season to gain more experience.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1982
    Born on March 2, 1982.
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