Ben Roethlisberger RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ben Roethlisberger has become the weak link who could kill the Steelers’ Super Bowl dreams

    Fox Sports "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is a two-time Super Bowl champion and a future Hall of Famer. But there’s no nice way to say this — he’s been the weak link in the Steelers’ offense in the second half of this season. A year after leading the NFL in passing yards per game,..." January 20

  • Ben Roethlisberger to Julian Edelman: Our Lombardi Trophies show how we’re run

    Pro Football Talk "Patriots receiver Julian Edelman derided the Steelers after Antonio Brown turned Pittsburgh’s postgame locker room into a Facebook Live session, saying, “That’s how that team is run.” Ben Roethlisberger disagreed. Asked today about Edelman’s comments, Roethlisberger said the Steelers’ six Vince..." January 18

  • Ben Roethlisberger ‘Is ‘A Little Disappointed’ With Antonio Brown

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Chiefs last week 18-16 to advance to the AFC Championship game, but it was a postgame locker room video shot by Antonio Brown that has grabbed the headlines. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger joined The Cook and Poni Show for his weekly spot on the #1 Cochran Ben..." January 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger 'should be good to go' vs. Chiefs

    NFL.com "Ben Roethlisberger will dispense with the injury drama this time around. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is downplaying the late-game injury that landed him in a walking boot after Sunday's wild-card round victory over the Miami Dolphins. Roethlisberger is already out of his boot,..." January 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger ankle injury not considered serious

    Larry Brown Sports "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was seen in a walking boot after Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins, but he is reportedly not in danger of missing his team’s next playoff game. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Roethlisberger suffered an ankle injury that is not..." January 09

  • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger says kids will 'hopefully' choose to play golf

    CBS Sports "Add Ben Roethlisberger to the list. It's a long, still-growing rolodex of athletes in other sports who want their children to play golf in lieu of the sport they are currently starring in. Some have noted concussions as a reason. Some just think football is not as safe as it was when they were..." January 09

  • Ben Roethlisberger in walking boot, but says he'll play in Kansas City

    ESPN "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger appeared in a walking boot on his right foot after Sunday's 30-12 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the AFC wild-card. Roethlisberger told reporters he doesn't know the nature of the injury, but he said he won't miss time. "We will find out soon,..." January 09

  • Joe Flacco has a surprising message for Ben Roethlisberger after losing to Steelers

    CBS Sports "When Joe Flacco walked off the field after watching his team lose to the Steelers on Christmas Day, he could've given Ben Roethlisberger a fast handshake and quickly headed to the locker room. However, that's not what he did. When the two quarterbacks met at midfield after Pittsburgh's 31-27..." December 31

  • Ben, Bell, Brown to not play against the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "The Steelers have nothing to play for on Sunday. And so three of their most important players won’t be playing. Via Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal, coach Mike Tomlin said Wednesday that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, running back Le’Veon Bell, and receiver Antonio Brown will sit out..." December 28

  • Steelers likely to sit Roethlisberger, Bell in Week 17

    Sportsnaut "With the AFC North wrapped up, the Pittsburgh Steelers can rest their starters — including quarterback Ben Roethlisberger — for Week 17’s game against the Cleveland Browns. Ed Bouchette of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette expects the Steelers to do just that. He expects Roethlisberger, as well as..." December 26

  • Ben Roethlisberger thinks Steelers “should get healthy” in Week 17

    Penn Live "Ben Roethlisberger wants rest for Pittsburgh Steelers against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Speaking after the Steelers' (10-5) 31-27, AFC North-clinching win over the Baltimore Ravens (8-7) on Sunday, the quarterback said that if the team has the No. 3 seed locked up then there's no need to..." December 26

  • Roethlisberger: Even Burfict’s Teammates ‘Can’t Stand’ The Way He Plays

    CBS Pittsburgh "The Steelers came out of Cincinnati last week with a big 24-20 victory over the Bengals, but it’s not truly a Steelers-Bengals rivalry game without some Vontaze Burfict controversy, and that’s where things started on this week’s edition of “The #1 Cochran Ben Roethlisberger Show.” At one point..." December 21

  • Steelers tell Antonio Brown to knock it off with celebration penalties

    Pro Football Talk "Antonio Brown may be one of the most fun players in the NFL, both for his immense talent and the joy with which he celebrates his accomplishments. But the Steelers have made it clear to their star wide receiver they don’t find the penalties for his dances funny anymore. Quarterback Ben..." November 29

  • Ben Roethlisberger has “no doubt” Andrew Luck will play

    Pro Football Talk "Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is in the concussion protocol. His team plays in two days. That raises real doubts about whether he’ll be cleared to face the Steelers. But at least one person expects to see Luck on Thanksgiving night. “There is no doubt in my mind that he is going to play,”..." November 22

  • Joe Thomas knows Ben Roethlisberger loves beating the Browns

    Pro Football Talk "As Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tries to tie former Browns quarterback Derek Anderson for the most wins in Cleveland since the Browns returned to the NFL in 1999 with 10, the current cornerstone of the team’s offense knows that Ben gets specific pleasure from beating Ohio’s..." November 20

  • Ben Roethlisberger ‘blown away’ Browns didn’t draft Carson Wentz

    Sportsnaut "With his team struggling big time, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is set to take on the winless Cleveland Browns this upcoming Sunday. It might act as the tonic Pittsburgh needs after dropping four consecutive games. As he has done throughout his career, Big Ben was..." November 16

  • Roethlisberger: Steelers are 'undisciplined and not accountable'

    ESPN "Ben Roethlisberger did not mince words after the Pittsburgh Steelers' fourth straight loss, telling reporters multiple times that the team needs more accountability and discipline. The Steelers (4-5) lost 35-30 to the Dallas Cowboys thanks to two Ezekiel Elliott touchdown runs in the final two..." November 14

  • Ben Roethlisberger on concussions: 'You can't replace a brain'

    Sporting News "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger self-reported a concussion last season. He explained why Wednesday on the MMQB Podcast. Roethlisberger left late in a 39-30 loss to the Seahawks last November, and was evaluated for a concussion. Roethlisberger said he is "proud" he self-reported the..." November 10

  • Roethlisberger has some Tony Romo-Dak Prescott advice for the Cowboys

    CBS Sports "If anyone knows what the Dallas Cowboys are going through at quarterback this year, it's Ben Roethlisberger. In 2004, the Steelers quarterback went through a similar situation during his rookie year in Pittsburgh. Just like Dak Prescott, Big Ben took over after an injury to the starter, and..." November 10

  • Big Ben: I won't say R-E-L-A-X but its only halftime

    NFL.com "Humans are obviously prone to panic during moments of weakness, but when it comes to football in Pittsburgh, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would like to nip that in the bud. "I could do the Aaron Rodgers, 'Relax,' but I'm just going to say, it's halftime," Roethlisberger said Tuesday on 93.7..." November 09

  • Ben Roethilsberger to start for Steelers vs. Ravens

    NFL.com "Ben Roethlisberger is officially active versus the Baltimore Ravens. In a move that should surprise no one, Big Ben will play two weeks after undergoing surgery on his meniscus, the Steelers announced. Roethlisberger worked out prior to the contest to ensure there were no issues or swelling..." November 06

  • Steelers still undecided on starting Ben Roethlisberger Sunday

    ESPN "The Pittsburgh Steelers have yet to decide whether Ben Roethlisberger will return to start Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens, league sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The sources said it is expected to be "a true game-day decision." Kickoff on Sunday is at 1 p.m. ET in..." November 06

  • Roethlisberger officially listed as questionable vs. Ravens

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers list quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as questionable for the Ravens game along with running back DeAneglo Williams and cornerback William Gay. Roethlisberger had surgery Oct. 17 to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and missed the 27-16 loss to the Patriots. He practiced in a..." November 04

  • Report: Roethlisberger on track to start in Week 9

    Larry Brown Sports "All signs continue to point to Ben Roethlisberger starting for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ed Bouchette is the latest to report that Roethlisberger is on track to start for the Steelers against the Ravens. Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley apparently..." November 03

  • Ben Roethlisberger admits he probably needs to change his play style, but won't

    Fox Sports "Ben Roethlisberger is one of the biggest quarterbacks in the NFL. It’s where he gets his nickname, Big Ben from, but you already knew that. He’s also among the toughest football has ever seen. It was just two weeks ago that Roethlisberger underwent surgery on his knee. He was forced to miss one..." November 02

  • Mike Tomlin says Ben Roethlisberger could play this week

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said last week that he’s hopeful his knee will be well enough for him to return to the lineup against the Ravens in Week Nine, but the only word from the Steelers about that short a timeline came when president Art Rooney II called it a best-case..." November 01

  • Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger inching closer to playing vs. Ravens

    Baltimore Sun "Will he or won’t he? That’s the question Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers fans have about whether quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will return from the surgery he underwent two weeks ago to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee and play in Sunday’s AFC North showdown at M&T Bank Stadium. Ravens..." November 01

  • Ben Roethlisberger returns to Steelers practice two weeks after knee surgery

    Fox Sports "Well, that didn’t take long. Only two weeks after surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was back on the practice field Monday. Roethlisberger injured the knee Oct. 17 in a 30-15 loss to the Dolphins but missed just one series..." October 31

  • Steelers uncertain whether Ben Roethlisberger can play vs. Ravens

    ESPN "Even though Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said his goal is to return to practice following this weekend's bye, the team is uncertain he can recover from a knee injury in time to play in Week 9 against the Ravens in Baltimore, a source told ESPN. "Ben always puts a premium..." October 30

  • Watch Ben Roethlisberger break his own rule and ask Tom Brady for a jersey

    Fox Sports "Even Ben Roethlisberger can't resist the charm and greatness of Tom Brady. Sorry, Steelers fans, this is undeniable. Before the New England Patriots took on the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field last Sunday, Roethlisberger, recovering from knee surgery, asked the fellow quarterback for TB12..." October 27

  • Steelers believe Ben Roethlisberger will start Week 9

    Sportsnaut "It’s quite possible that the Pittsburgh Steelers will have to play without franchise quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for just one game. According to CBS Sports NFL insider Jason La Canfora, many within the Steelers’ organizations believe Big Ben will be able to go following the team’s Week 8..." October 26

  • Ben Roethlisberger resumes throwing at Steelers practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Ben Roethlisberger underwent knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus just eight days ago, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback is already back to throwing passes in practice. Roethlisberger was spotted on the field Tuesday as the Steelers got some work in during their bye week. While there..." October 25

  • Big Ben unlikely to miss more than two games, could return after bye

    CBS Sports "Despite reports that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger could miss 4-6 weeks following a meniscus repair in his left knee, numerous team sources indicated the Pro Bowler will be back well before then. Roethlisberger has been ruled out for Sunday's game, but could be back to face Baltimore in Week 9,..." October 23

  • Report: Steelers claim Dolphins' Ndamukong Suh kicked Ben Roethlisberger

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers have filed a complaint with the NFL seeking review of a play in which Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh appeared to kick quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the leg, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The play occurred in the fourth quarter of the..." October 20

  • Roethlisberger Could Miss 4-6 Weeks After Surgery

    NESN "We already knew the Pittsburgh Steelers wouldn’t have Ben Roethlisberger for their Sunday showdown with the New England Patriots, but Big Ben could miss an even longer period of time than first expected. ESPN reported Wednesday that the two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback is expected to miss..." October 19

  • Steelers backup QB Jones not convinced Roethlisberger will miss Patriots game

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Backup quarterback Landry Jones hadn’t spoken to Ben Roethlisberger Monday before he met with reporters. But like Tom Brady, Jones isn’t convinced Roethlisberger will miss the Patriots game after undergoing surgery for a torn meniscus Monday morning. “Phillip Rivers did it, didn’t he? Jones..." October 18

  • Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger's return unclear after knee surgery

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers might have suffered a setback even more significant than their 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent surgery on his left knee Monday, the Steelers confirmed. The team did not address the nature of the surgery or injury, but..." October 17

  • Brady won't rule Roethlisberger out of Week 7 matchup just yet

    ESPN "The New England Patriots won't face Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday, with a source telling ESPN's Adam Schefter that Roethlisberger is out for the game and set to undergo surgery on his left knee. But Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn't taking anything for granted..." October 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger Has Torn Meniscus, Needs Surgery

    The Big Lead "Ben Roethlisberger has a torn meniscus in his left knee that will require surgery. There is no timetable for the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s return. As noted above, Roethlisberger could potentially return for the team’s November 6 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens, but that seems like..." October 17

  • Ben Roethlisberger leaves Steelers game with knee injury

    USA Today "Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins with a knee injury in the second quarter. Roethlisberger sustained the injury after throwing an interception." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger to have MRI on knee

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was able to return to Sunday’s loss to the Dolphins after injuring his knee in the first half of the game, but he’ll still be getting tests to see what damage might have been done. Roethlisberger said after the game, via Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Media,..." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger hurt vs. Dolphins, leaves before half, returns in third quarter

    CBS Sports "Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger injured his left knee midway through the second quarter on a pass that was eventually intercepted by Dolphins safety Reshad Jones. As Roethlisberger rolled right, he was tripped by defensive lineman Jordan Phillips, but maintained his balance just before..." October 16

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Physical practices taking a toll on Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Mike Tomlin puts the Steelers through some of the most physical practices in the NFL, said Ben Roethlisberger, and the quarterback believes that may be why they have so many injuries. “We have a lot of injuries,” Roethlisberger said on his radio spot on 93.7 The Fan Tuesday. “I think a lot of..." October 12

  • Cops Being Encouraged to Support Ben Roethlisberger Who Settled Rape Cases So No Charges Filed

    Black Sports Online "Ben Roethlisberger has settled several rape accusations to make sure those cases never went to court. After the settlements the accusers would stop cooperating with the police and that was the end of that. Here is one accuser’s account of what Ben did to her. In a statement to police on..." September 28

  • Roethlisberger considered retirement after 8 sacks vs. Eagles in '08

    CBS Sports "When Ben Roethlisberger takes the field against the Eagles on Sunday, he's going to be trying to do something that no Steelers quarterback has ever done in the Super Bowl era: win a game in Philadelphia. Although Big Ben has only played in Philly once during his 13-year career, he remembers..." September 23

  • Big Ben's praise of Carson Wentz includes a slight jab at the Browns

    CBS Sports "Look at Ben Roethlisberger's hometown of Lima, Ohio on a map and it's not hard to fathom why the Steelers quarterback might still hold a grudge towards the Browns for passing him over in the 2004 NFL Draft. Lima isn't a stone's throw from Cleveland, but it's less than a three-hour drive. In..." September 21

  • Ben Roethlisberger: Tom Brady’s ‘The Greatest In the World, And I Mean That’

    NESN "The best quarterback in the NFL debate never ends, and with Pittsburgh Steelers legend Teddy Bradshaw recently saying he’d take current Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger over anyone else, the discussion has been ignited again. Roethlisberger, a two-time Super Bowl champion and someone widely..." September 07

  • Terry Bradshaw: I'd take Big Ben over Tom Brady, any other QB

    CBS Sports "Ben Roethlisberger will almost certainly be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, but he's rarely mentioned in the same breath as, say, Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers or Drew Brees. But for former Steelers great Terry Bradshaw, who won four Super Bowls with Pittsburgh and was enshrined in Canton in 1989, he..." September 07

  • Haley, Roethlisberger relationship built on trust, desire to win

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Sometimes Ben Roethlisberger calls the plays, and that's the way Todd Haley wants it. Sometimes Haley calls the plays, and that's the way Roethlisberger likes it. Other times, it is a little of both — it just depends. Regardless of how the Steelers' no-huddle offense is constructed, it is..." August 31

  • The Most Evolved QB

    SI "Ben Roethlisberger is the most underrated quarterback in the NFL. More precisely, he’s the most misappreciated quarterback. Almost everyone agrees that Roethlisberger is a superstar, but few seem to realize what makes him such a rare talent. For the longest time, Roethlisberger’s greatness..." August 23