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Tagged: Ben Roethlisberger (98 Results)

Ask the Experts: After Week 1, what will everyone be talking about?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: After Week 1, what will people be talking about?  more »

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Aug
23

Roethlisberger perfect in preseason debut

Veteran Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER left Saturday night’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions after three series and a perfect 158.3 passer rating. Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to rookie second-roundMore tight end PAT FREIRMUTH, who may warrant a closer look even with the plethora of pass-catchers on the Steelers roster. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Around the NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers

In a couple of stories about Steelers rookie Najee Harris in recent weeks, we've debated how he might fare behind an offensive line that's declined in recent years. After yet another hit taken by that group yesterday, I'm starting to side with the skeptics.   more »

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Jun
3

Big Ben praises rookie RB Harris’ work ethic

Veteran Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER praised the work ethic of rookie running back and first-round draft pick NAJEE HARRIS earlier this week. Roethlisberger said that Harris is working hard on theMore field and in the film room, asking good questions, and playing fast. Big Ben added that Harris will be “something to see” once everything really clicks. Less

Source: Team Blog

Apr
15

Steelers re-sign backup QB Dobbs

The Pittsburgh Steelers re-signed quarterback JOSHUA DOBBS on Wednesday to a one-year contract to remain with the team. Dobbs is unlikely to help fantasy owners in 2021, considering he will likely be in line behind fellow quarterbacks BEN ROETHLISBERGER, MASON RUDOLPH, and DWAYNE HASKINS in Pittsburgh.

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Mar
8

Steelers sign Roethlisberger to new deal for 2021 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to a new contract with star quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER that will give the team some much-needed salary cap relief. The deal is for one year and $14More million and is $5 million less than Big Ben was scheduled to make in the final year of his previous contract. Roethlisberger’s restructured contract will give the Steelers a chance to sign some of their 19 unrestricted free agents and potentially fill at least one gap along the offensive line in free agency. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Around the NFL: Ben Roethlisberger

The Steelers announced yesterday they're bringing back Ben Roethlisberger as their starter in 2021. I probably shouldn't have been surprised, but a lot of recent stories seemed to suggest a split was coming. And in my memory, Roethlisberger's game really tailed off the second half of the season.   more »

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Feb
25

Roethlisberger to return to Steelers for 18th NFL season

Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER and team president Art Rooney II met on Tuesday and mutually agreed on Big Ben’s return to the Steelers for the 2021 season. The two sides willMore still need to agree on a restructuring of Roethlisberger’s contract, which is the obvious next step in the process. Roethlisberger turns 39 next week and will be entering his 18th NFL season. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Feb
18

Steelers GM non-committal about Roethlisberger status

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was non-committal when asked this week about quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER and his future with the team. Colbert indicated that the two sides are no closerMore to resolving Big Ben’s status with the team than when the season ended last month. Roethlisberger wants to continue to play for the Steelers, but his $41 million salary-cap has clearly complicated the situation. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Jan
29

Roethlisberger willing to restructure contract, wants to play in 2021

Veteran Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER said today that he is willing to restructure his contract, adding that he believes he can play one more year and give the team aMore chance to win. Team president and CEO Art Rooney II had previously said that Big Ben’s cap hit for next season would need to be addressed if he were to return to the team. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jan
22

Steelers sign former WFT QB Haskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Tuesday the signing of former Washington Football Team quarterback DWAYNE HASKINS. Haskins was selected 15th overall in the 2019 NFL Draft but was released by WashingtonMore after poor on-field performances and questionable off-field decision-making. The Steelers are expecting veteran quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER to return for an 18th NFL season this year, but Haskins could be in the backup mix. Current backup MASON RUDOLPH is entering the final year of his contract, while DEVLIN HODGES was released last week and JOSH DOBBS will be a free agent in March. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Jan
18

Steelers optimistic about Roethlisberger return in 2021

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly optimistic that veteran quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER will return for his 18th season in 2021. One of the main reasons for his possible return is the $19More million he is scheduled to make in 2021. Roethlisberger and the Steelers, of course, had an earlier than expected end to this season with a surprising loss to the Cleveland Browns last weekend. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers look like the AFC’s version of the Seattle Seahawks. They also went 12-4 in the regular season, winning their division. But after a first-round playoff exit, major changes are underway.  more »

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Jan
11

Roethlisberger sets franchise records but throws 4 interceptions in loss

Pittsburgh quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER set two franchise playoff records in Sunday’s playoff game against the Cleveland Browns, attempting 68 passes for 501 yards. Roethlisberger also threw 4 touchdown passes in theMore game, but it was his 4 interceptions that doomed the Steelers playoff hopes. Three of Big Ben’s interceptions came in the first half. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Dec
30

Steelers to rest Big Ben, Rudolph to start vs. Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers will start backup quarterback MASON RUDOLPH on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. With Kanas City wrapping up the top seed and the only first-round bye in the AFC,More the Steelers are choosing to give veteran quarterback BEN ROETHLISBERGER a rest in advance of the upcoming playoffs. Head coach Mike Tomlin indicated that other players could also get an early rest, but he will not make further decisions until later in the week. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

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