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Extending Big Ben Should Be Steelers Top Offseason Priority 

What exactly makes a franchise quarterback? If there are 32 NFL franchises, does that mean there exists 32 legitimate franchise quarterbacks? If you include such names as Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown or the Houston Texans’ musical chairs grouping of Ryan Fitzpatrick/Ryan Mallett/Tom Savage, the answer is a definitive no. “If…


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Pittsburgh, Big Ben Riding A Three-Game Postseason Losing Streak

Remember way back when, in, say, the late winter of 2011, when the Pittsburgh Steelers were about to take on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers in Dallas, with the Steelers hoping to claim their seventh Lombardi Trophy in eight appearances? Remember all of the talk leading up to…


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Steelers Defense Getting Into Playoff Form

Three weeks ago against the New Orleans Saints, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense looked like Swiss cheese getting shredded by Drew Brees and Kenny Stills.  While Brees only put up 250 yards on them, he was extremely efficient while doing so, and they got rocked with 143 yards on the ground….


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Todd Haley Doing The Job The Steelers Hired Him To Do

Three years ago, Pittsburgh Steelers ownership decided that they were tired of their $100 million quarterback being banged up. The Rooneys made a huge investment into quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and didn’t want to see that investment squandered in a pass happy offense that was getting Big Ben killed. So previous…



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There’s No Place Like Home For Ben Roethlisberger Heading Into Week 13

After two straight road games the Pittsburgh Steelers will return home Sunday to face the New Orleans Saints. According to how he’s played so far this season, that’s great news for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. For starters, Roethlisberger and the Steelers are 4-1 at home so far this season. In addition…



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Another Week, Another Historic Performance For Ben Roethlisberger

It was another week, another record-breaking performance for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who is currently at the top of his game during a historic homestand that saw him lead his team the three straight victories and score 124 points. Last week, against the Indianapolis Colts, the 11th-year veteran became…


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Ben Roethlisberger Rises To The Occasion For Steelers

There was every indication prior to 4:25 PM on Sunday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger would be fired up for a big game. Just a week out from a key divisional game against the division rival Baltimore Ravens, the Steelers needed to show that they could make winning a…


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Steelers Roster Ready To Spread The Ball Around

If you’ve watched the Pittsburgh Steelers lately, you may have noticed that their average personnel on any given play isn’t as big as has been tradition. On offense, the Steelers, with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger pushing to run the no huddle, spend much of their time in three wide receiver sets….



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Steelers Ben Roethlisberger A ‘Second-Tier’ QB, According To Recent ESPN Poll

Poll and ranking season continues on and on Wednesday, ESPN.com poll of 26 league insiders resulted in Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger being ranked seventh-overall at his position and placed in the second-tier. Here is the summary for Roethlisberger per Mike Sando of ESPN Insider. One of the offensive coaches placed…


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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Up For ‘Biggest Cannon’ Award

A reader passed along word to me that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is in the running to win a 2014 Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Sports Award. No, seriously. I thought that this was some sort of joke, but apparently it’s not as a quick search reveals that Roethlisberger is up…


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2012, 2013 NFL Game Opening Drive Study

By Alex Kozora This past weekend, Dave Bryan posted an article containing Ben Roethlisberger’s career numbers on opening drives.  And as he wrote and a reader posted, a more full-fledged idea came out of it. Statistics are all relative. On the surface, it’s difficult to gauge how impressive Roethlisberger’s performance…