Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Roethlisberger 'disappointed' in suspended Steelers WR Bryant but says offense remains focused

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Ben Roethlisberger wasn't about to mince words. He usually doesn't when it comes to Martavis Bryant. Just days before the start of last postseason, Roethlisberger said Bryant needed to “toughen up.” On Tuesday, the Steelers' franchise quarterback said he simply was “disappointed” in the young..." May 25

  • The day the Browns passed on Big Ben

    ESPN "The most decorated quarterback jersey in Cleveland contains 24 names. The list could have stopped at six: Couch, Detmer, Wynn, Pederson, Holcomb, Roethlisberger. The Browns should be drafting a playmaking safety or wide receiver for a playoff-caliber team instead of potentially the franchise's..." April 20

  • Ben Roethlisberger gets trim with 'high cardio' offseason regimen

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger looked noticeably slimmer in a picture from a recent University of Pittsburgh football practice. Turns out the Steelers quarterback has lost at least 15 pounds this offseason on a "high-cardio" plan with team trainers, according to Roethlisberger's agent, Ryan..." April 05

  • Steelers GM: Roethlisberger’s ‘prime’ won’t end soon

    The Sports Daily "Ben Roethlisberger turned 34 on March 2. Now, as March draws to a close, Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said that the prime of Roethlisberger’s career should consist of “three to four more good years” according to There is nothing groundbreaking in the NFL about a..." March 30

  • Big Ben on Heath Miller: 'I could talk about him all day' "Ben Roethlisberger cried when he got the news. Heath Miller was retiring from the NFL, ending a tremendously successful 11-year run for the quarterback and tight end. Roethlisberger doesn't always get this emotional when parting ways professionally, but Miller wasn't just any..." February 20

  • Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t need shoulder surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s shoulder injury didn’t lead the Broncos to think that there would be anything different about what he was able to do in last Sunday’s game and it won’t require him to have surgery now that Pittsburgh’s season is over. Roethlisberger said on 93.7 The Fan..." January 19

  • Roethlisberger active vs. Broncos

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is officially active for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. A shoulder injury suffered last week had Roethlisberger listed as questionable Friday, though he's long been expected to play through the ailment." January 17

  • Report: Ben’s not at full strength, but can run the whole offense

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s injured shoulder wont be at full strength today in Denver. But he won’t be as limited as he was at the end of last week’s game at Cincinnati. That’s the word from Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, who says Roethlisberger is less than 100 percent but close..." January 17

  • Ben, Peyton, Brady are 13 of the last 15 AFC Super Bowl quarterbacks

    Pro Football Talk "For the 13th time in 15 years, the starting quarterback for the AFC Super Bowl team will be Ben Roethlisberger, Peyton Manning or Tom Brady. That was assured on Saturday, when Brady’s Patriots beat the Chiefs to advance to the AFC Championship Game for the 10th time since Brady became the..." January 17

  • Steelers expecting Ben Roethlisberger to play

    Pro Football Talk "Although Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is officially listed as questionable for Sunday at Denver, the team is expecting him to start. Sal Paolantonio of ESPN reports that a Steelers source said of Roethlisberger, “He’s our guy.” Roethlisberger, who suffered a shoulder injury last..." January 17

  • Brian Billick calls Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger a 'drama queen'

    Fox Sports "Former Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick apparently still has some unpleasant memories of facing Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. In an appearance on 104.3 The Fan in Denver on Thursday, Billick opined about how Roethlisberger's shoulder injury will affect him in Sunday's..." January 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams is officially out for Sunday vs. Denver. QB Ben Roethlisberger is listed as questionable.

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    Ray Fittipaldo @rayfitt1

    Ben Roethlisberger limited in practice today. He was actually limited Wednesday as well (clerical error).

  • Roethlisberger day-to-day with AC joint sprain, but experts like chances to play

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he suffered a sprained AC joint — once known in the medical field as a separated shoulder — during last week's win over the Bengals, which leaves his status in question for Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against the Broncos. Steelers coach Mike..." January 13

  • Ben Roethlisberger Still Unsure Of Status For Broncos Game

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger says that he’s still working his way back from injury, and isn’t sure of his status for Sunday’s divisional round game against the Broncos yet. Roethlisberger made those comments as he joined The Cook and Poni Show on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan for the #1..." January 12

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    SiriusXM NFL Radio @SiriusXMNFL

    BREAKING: #Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said on @937theFan that in addition to sprained AC joint he has torn ligaments in right shoulder.

  • Roethlisberger 'very likely,' Brown 'not looking good' to play vs. Broncos

    The Score "The Pittsburgh Steelers have received some good news and some bad news on Monday. While quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is "very likely" to play in Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, it's "not looking good" for wide receiver Antonio Brown, according to Bob Holtzman of ESPN." January 12

  • Big Ben, Antonio Brown appear to be a go for Denver

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict knocked the Steelers’ two biggest offensive stars out of the game before he helped send them into the next round of the AFC playoffs. But both of those players — quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown — have a chance to be ready Sunday for..." January 11

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    From me and @RapSheet: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger has an MRI today, with the initial belief holding that he has a sprained AC joint.

  • Roethlisberger reportedly believed to have AC joint sprain, says he's day to day

    The Score "Ben Roethlisberger's status remains very much unclear looking ahead to next week's divisional-round matchup with the Denver Broncos. Though results of his MRI have not yet confirmed the severity of his shoulder injury, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is believed to be dealing with an AC..." January 10

  • Roethlisberger: Bryant has to “toughen up”

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers weren’t the same offense the last two weeks of the regular season that they were for much of the last two seasons. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh Tuesday morning that getting back to where the offense should be for the postseason will..." January 05

  • Steelers' Roethlisberger misses practice due to illness

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was sent home from the team facility and missed practice Wednesday due to an illness. Roethlisberger will still have several days to recover and prepare for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cleveland Browns, and there has been no..." December 30

  • Roethlisberger expected to play Sunday vs. Colts

    The Score "Ben Roethlisberger is listed as probable for Sunday's matchup with the Indianapolis Colts. It's unclear whether the Pittsburgh Steelers star quarterback has officially passed through each phase of the concussion protocol, but the favorable designation indicates an expectation that he will do..." December 04

  • Roethlisberger says he’s cleared to practice

    Pro Football Talk "On Tuesday, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said that he’d been cleared from the concussion protocol but coach Mike Tomlin later said that pronouncement was premature and that Roethlisberger still needed a green light from an independent neurologist before he’d be allowed to resume all..." December 02

  • Ben Roethlisberger: I’ll play through any injury but a brain injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger took himself out of Sunday’s game against the Seahawks out of fear that he may have suffered a concussion, and the Steelers quarterback doesn’t regret it for a second. On Tuesday, Roethlisberger said that he has “aced” the concussion test and has been diagnosed with a..." December 02

  • Big Ben says he didn't suffer a concussion, Tomlin says he did

    CBS Sports "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left late in Sunday's game against the Seahawks after telling team doctors he was experiencing blurred vision following a hit to the head from Seattle defensive end Michael Bennett. Roethlisberger entered the league's concussion protocol, but he told CBS..." December 01

  • Ben Roethlisberger expects to play, but Steelers keep him in protocol

    ESPN "Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Tuesday that he feels good two days after reporting concussion-like symptoms to the team in Seattle, but the Pittsburgh Steelers aren't ready to throw him back into the lineup just yet. Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that Roethlisberger suffered "what is now..." December 01

  • Report: NFL, NFLPA investigating protocol surrounding Roethlisberger's concussion

    The Score "The NFL and NFLPA are looking into the situation that unfolded Sunday when Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger removed himself from play to be evaluated for a concussion, according to Dan Graziano of ESPN. Roethlisberger missed the final drive of Pittsburgh's loss to the Seattle..." December 01

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Clarity on #Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger: He placed himself in the concussion protocol, but may not have a concussion. Official word soon

  • Ben Roethlisberger diagnosed with concussion, placed in protocol

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was diagnosed with a concussion after leaving the field late in the fourth quarter of his team's 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. Roethlisberger has been placed in the NFL's concussion protocol, but a source told ESPN his symptoms..." November 30

  • Roethlisberger on recovery: I drank a lot of milk

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers started Landry Jones at quarterback on Sunday and the plan was for him to pilot the offense all day with Ben Roethlisberger serving as the team’s backup. That went out the window in the first quarter when Jones hurt his ankle and forced Roethlisberger into the game a week after his..." November 16

  • Big Ben at QB after Steelers' Jones hurts ankle

    ESPN "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger entered Sunday's game against the Browns on the third series after starter Landry Jones limped off the field with a left ankle injury. Roethlisberger was not expected to play because of a mid-foot sprain suffered last week. But as soon as Jones went..." November 15

  • Ben Roethlisberger (foot) to serve as Landry Jones' backup for Steelers

    Pittsburgh Suntimes "Hobbled Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will back up Landry Jones when the Steelers host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday at Heinz Field, a source told ESPN’s Britt McHenry. Roethlisberger, who had his left foot roll under him while being brought to the ground late in last week’s..." November 15

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    Ray Fittipaldo @rayfitt1

    Roethlisberger was limited and will be listed as questionable for Sunday

  • Roethlisberger practices but status unknown for Sunday

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Do not count out Ben Roethlisberger just yet. Roethlisberger practiced Thursday for the first time this week and said his injured left foot felt fine afterward. However, how it reacted overnight to the stress of practicing will go a long way in determining whether he can beat the odds and..." November 13

  • Roethlisberger won’t rule himself out for this week

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hurt his foot during last Sunday’s victory over the Raiders and reports have him set to miss a few weeks while he recovers. Roethlisberger isn’t ready to say that he’ll be out that long, however. In fact, Roethlisberger isn’t even willing to say that..." November 10

  • Report: Roethlisberger to miss a few weeks with foot sprain

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger suffered a foot injury in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ win over the Oakland Raiders at home on Sunday, and the early word is he is expected to miss a few weeks. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said in his postgame press conference that Roethlisberger suffered a foot sprain and would..." November 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger to undergo MRI on sprained foot

    The Score "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will undergo an MRI on a sprained foot suffered in Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders, according to Bob Labriola of the team's official website. Roethlisberger was helped off the field and carted to the locker room after his left foot..." November 08

  • Ben Roethlisberger leaves game with left foot injury

    CBS Sports "Two weeks after Ben Roethlisberger returned from an MCL injury and bone bruise to his left knee, the Steelers quarterback suffered what appeared to be a left foot injury midway through the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Raiders. " November 08

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Roethlisberger now being carried off the field and on to a cart to leave the field. Could be done for the day if not longer

  • Ben Roethlisberger eclipses Johnny Unitas on passing list; Joe Montana next

    ESPN "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger just eclipsed an NFL legend in career passing yardage, and he's quickly closing in on another. Roethlisberger, who entered Sunday's game against Oakland with 40,231 career passing yards, surpassed Johnny Unitas for 15th all time with a 33-yard pass to..." November 08

  • Roethlisberger suffers foot sprain, to miss a few weeks "Ben Roethlisberger's return to the Steelers' lineup didn't even last two full games. Big Ben suffered a mid-foot sprain during the Steelers' 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, a source briefed on the injury told NFL Media's Albert Breer. He is expected to miss at least a few weeks..." November 08

  • Experts expect Steelers QB Roethlisberger to bounce back from loss

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Name something a quarterback can do wrong, and Ben Roethlisberger pretty much did it during his return from a knee injury Sunday after being off the field for a month. He threw three interceptions for the first time in 50 starts — two of which came on back-to-back throws in the fourth quarter..." November 04

  • Ben Roethlisberger throws TD on first drive, reaches 40,000-yard mark

    ESPN "Now that's how you come back from a knee injury. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger scorched the Cincinnati Bengals defense in his first series in more than a month, leading a 12-play, 80-yard touchdown drive that lasted nearly 8 minutes. On 3rd-and-goal from the 1,..." November 01

  • Ben Roethlisberger officially probable for Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Barring an unforeseen calamity, the Steelers are going to have Ben Roethlisberger back at quarterback on Sunday afternoon. The team listed Roethlisberger as probable on their final injury report of the week on Friday, which all but ends any lingering suspense about the team’s plans at..." October 31

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    Gerry Dulac @gerrydulac

    Ben R cautious how knee will react after it became inflamed last wk from practicing. "That's why I'm not getting my hopes up for Sunday."

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    Dale Lolley @dlolleyor

    Tomlin said team has no reservations or limitations on Roethlisberger this week #Steelers

  • Steelers preparing for Roethlisberger to play Sunday

    The Score "Barring a setback, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have Ben Roethlisberger back for Sunday's divisional matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday the team is "comfortable" with where Roethlisberger is in his recovery and his availability for Sunday." October 27

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    For what it's worth, #Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is traveling to KC, I'm told. The plan is still for Landry Jones, but Ben will travel

  • Ben Roethlisberger listed as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said early this week that he’s “assuming” Landry Jones will start at quarterback against the Chiefs this week and offensive coordinator Todd Haley said Thursday that he’s preparing Jones to start, but the team isn’t ruling Ben Roethlisberger out just..." October 23

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