Monthly Archives: August 2011

“Big Ben won’t talk the talk”

Scott Brown of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review has an “exclusive” interview with Ben available on the newspaper’s website today. Ben answers questions from Mr. Brown about discipline in the NFL as it pertains to the Personal Conduct Policy, the hits he … Continue reading

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Tuesday: News & Notes

From Gerry Dulac, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette this afternoon: Charlie Batch will start and Ben Roethlisberger won’t play when the Steelers conclude their preseason Thursday night in Carolina, Coach Mike Tomlin said today. Tomlin said three other players won’t play because of … Continue reading

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Teammate News

This Saturday, September 3rd… Join Ben’s teammates Brett Keisel and Heath Miller for a Steelers Pep Rally at the Pittsburgh Zoo! Fans arriving between 9:30 and 10:30 am will receive a raffle ticket for the chance to win Terrible Towels, … Continue reading

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Pre-Season: Steelers 34, Falcons 16

“It’s still another performance, in my opinion, where I’m happy that we scored but I still am a little disappointed that we haven’t done as well as I think we should have.” — Ben, during his post-game comments. Ben  completed … Continue reading

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Steelers and the no-huddle offense

“I love it, and so do the wide receivers. I like the change of pace. I like the up-tempo, and it’s hard for the defense to substitute.” — Ben, on using the no-huddle. From Mark Kaboly, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: After a … Continue reading

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Starkey: Big Ben’s unique talent

“I think every quarterback should believe they’re the best. Do I think there are better quarterbacks than me? Possibly. But would I take anyone else with the ball in their hands at the end of the game? I don’t think … Continue reading

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“Safety first? What about Roethlisberger?”

“The hits keep coming for Ben Roethlisberger — late hits, low hits, cheap hits. But he won’t complain, and for good reason. See who is complaining.” — Jim Wexell. From an article written by Mr. Wexell today at SteelCityInsider.net: The … Continue reading

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Scouts Inc: #7 is #8 in 2011 NFL Top 200

From Scouts Inc. via ESPN this afternoon: After watching games and breaking down film, Scouts Inc. has evaluated and graded more than 2,500 NFL players heading into the 2011 season. Top 10 from their Top 200: 1. Tom Brady 2. … Continue reading

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Ben on his backups: “I’ve been very blessed”

From Ed Bouchette, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: If there is a better situation than the one the Steelers have at quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger would like to know it. And he is not speaking about himself. The Steelers have the best, most experienced … Continue reading

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“Roethlisberger ready for season opener”

“We found ways to make plays, and guys found ways to get open. I found a way to get them the ball.” — Ben on Thursday’s Pre-Season Game performance. From Buck Frank, Altoona Mirror this afternoon: Take a bow Ben … Continue reading

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