From ESPN‘s Jeremy Fowler today:
With many considering Ben Roethlisberger a year-to-year quarterback because of his retirement considerations this offseason, his favorite target might just keep him coming back.
Antonio Brown has the chance to become the NFL’s first player with five straight 100-catch seasons, largely because of his chemistry with Roethlisberger. The pair have mastered plays that are often indefensible and will always be available, particularly toward the sideline, such as the out and corner routes.
With both locked into contracts worth nearly $170 million combined, they can prolong each other’s careers if they choose.
That’s why Brown was hoping Roethlisberger would stick around for a while when he signed his $68 million extension in February, saying he “wouldn’t want to play with anyone else.”
“Ben is a warrior,” Brown said. “He’s been through it all. … Never questioned his commitment.”
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