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"I spoke to him at the locker when we got into the locker room and we talked, and he congratulated me. My concern is his health and how he’s doing. Ben’s a great guy. He’s the guy that we all look up to in this locker room. He’s the centerpiece. I was brought here for a reason, so I have to hold it down until No. 7 gets back." -- Mike Vick.
"It’s always disheartening when your leader takes a fall and goes down. I’ve never seen him down so it was a little shocking, so I just asked him how he was doing. He said he was alright and he’ll be back." -- Antonio Brown.
"We rally around him. He’s our captain and we’re going to pick up the slack in other ways. We don’t want there to be any let-off because he’s out. We want him to come back and do something special, and we’ve got a chance next Thursday. "Ben’s injury is a tough one because he’s our starting quarterback of this team, but it’s time for other guys to step up. We’re not going to shy away from any competition. We accept every challenge. Through this journey we understand that guys are going to get hurt.” -- Cam Heyward.
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The Ben Roethlisberger Show
You can hear Ben's show LIVE every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. during football season on "The Cook and Poni Show " on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM).
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He does NOT have a personal Twitter account, a Facebook page, nor a Myspace page.
If you come across one, it's a fake!
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Now THIS is a sweet deal!!
Place an order using the group code of 77-7777 on Sarris Candies’ website and Sarris will donate 25% of the purchase price to Ben’s foundation.
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Ben, The Steelers, and Make-A-Wish
October 4, 2015: A gift of life, a wish of a lifetime
September 18, 2015: Ben and Antonio Make A Wish come true
October 24, 2014: Roethlisberger: 'To see the joy is special'
November 15, 2014: Steelers make a wish come true
November 6, 2013: An 8-year old Make-A-Wish Hero
November 1, 2013: Big Ben donates to Make-A-Wish
September 22, 2013: Making a wish come true and then some
July 25, 2013: A great day on the course for a very good cause
July 9, 2013: The 2nd Annual Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser
June 2, 2013: Roethlisberger makes impact off the field
April 14, 2013: A Make-A-Wish day to remember
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation
Check out the Foundation page!
Click on the image below for information on The Giving Back Fund:
If you would like to donate to Ben's Foundation, click here.
Happy Birthday Wishes To
Kim Combs (Oct 1st)
Art Frank (Oct 1st)
Mary Ann Locario (Oct 1st)
Gianna Rubino (Oct 1st)
Reva Shank (Oct 1st)
Rita Woolard (Oct 1st)
Dorothy Crone (Oct 2nd)
Bill Dilelio (Oct 2nd)
Susan Eppard (Oct 2nd)
Paul Klein Hample (Oct 2nd)
Josh Henigin (Oct 2nd)
Gabriella Hundley (Oct 2nd)
Robin Josey (Oct 2nd)
Dylan Kirchner (Oct 2nd)
Michael Riecitelli (Oct 2nd)
Alisa Rosilus (Oct 2nd)
Leanna Skye Szwydek (Oct 2nd)
Susan Gaggiotti (Oct 3rd)
Tammy Heflin (Oct 3rd)
Kevin Andariese (Oct 4th)
Robert Burkhart (Oct 4th)
Zachary Coin (Oct 4th)
Tammy Combs (Oct 4th)
Tommy Grant (Oct 4th)
Dot Kifer (Oct 4th)
Lou Naccarato (Oct 4th)
Paul Naso (Oct 4th)
Lauren Paulauskas (Oct 4th)
Laura Santonastaso (Oct 4th)
Ben Sheetz (Oct 4th)
Tammie Thompson (Oct 4th)
Zachary Tuskowski (Oct 4th)
Mason Sigmon (Oct 5th)
Paul Tarbay (Oct 5th)
Carla Weaver (Oct 5th)
Greg Dicoskey (Oct 7th)
Cody Hall (Oct 7th)
Aiden Holecek (Oct 7th)
Jordan McDaniel (Oct 7th)
Amy Naccarato (Oct 7th)
Lucas Walker (Oct 7th)
Nancy Beatty (Oct 8th)
Frank Dorsett (Oct 8th)
Steve Fischer (Oct 8th)
Rob Flick (Oct 8th)
Derek Leacy (Oct 8th)
Mikaela Manny (Oct 8th)
Sheila Sherrill (Oct 8th)
Donna Silvio (Oct 8th)
Gina Trani (Oct 8th)
Robby Walker (Oct 8th)
Danny Booth (Oct 9th)
Lucy Dawson (Oct 9th)
A. Renee Hill (Oct 9th)
Adriana H. Lopez (Oct 9th)
Wade Svendsbye (Oct 9th)
Vickie Taylor (Oct 9th)
Dave Wellman (Oct 9th)
Nellie Wolford (Oct 9th)
Mary Berg (Oct 10th)
Kaitlyn Brown (Oct 10th)
Katy Brown (Oct 10th)
Joey Cheripka (Oct 10th)
Jose Antonio Robles Gomez (Oct 10th)
Bobbi Jo Manley (Oct 10th)
Camden Myers (Oct 10th)
Laura Novak (Oct 10th)
Evan Spaulding (Oct 10th)
Ingrid Wozniak (Oct 10th)
Kostya Cook (Oct 11th)
Billie Eicher (Oct 11th)
Tenille Gallegos (Oct 11th)
Dakota Garcia (Oct 11th)
Zack Henigin (Oct 11th)
Tara Hudson (Oct 11th)
Alyssa Hunt (Oct 11th)
Sam Krivanec (Oct 11th)
Dylan Round (Oct 11th)
Andy Weber (Oct 11th)
Dana Burgos (Oct 12th)
Bobby Clarke (Oct 12th)
Alana Cleary (Oct 12th)
Lisa Dennis (Oct 12th)
Christine Jones (Oct 12th)
Cecil Lemus (Oct 12th)
Irma Sanchez (Oct 12th)
Tom Seiger (Oct 12th)
Renee Stredney (Oct 12th)
Would you like BigBen7 to post a birthday wish for you or someone else? Just email me with the name, and the birth month and day! Birthdays are posted on Fridays for the coming week.
NOTE: Birthday greeting requests must be sent before the birthday month starts and prior to the posting of the new week's list. Otherwise, they will be put on the calendar for the next year.
All fans on the Birthday Wishes list are eligible to win one of Ben's game-used autographed cleats, courtesy of Ben himself!
(Damien Thompson was Ben's July, 2014 winner)
A birthday winner's name will be drawn and notified at the end of each month in which their birthday was recognized.
*Congratulations to Caleb Woomer. He was our Birthday Wishes winner for July!
You can see photos of the Birthday Wishes winners here.
Thank you to ALL of our sponsors for the 2015 Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser & Invitational Golf Tournament
You can get info about both events here.
Ronald McDonald House Charities - Pittsburgh Area
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Big Ben's BBQ SauceGo with what the Pro's use:
Big Ben's BBQ Sauce sales and fundraising have helped raise over $150,000 for his favorite charities, including The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation!
King Street Sports BarIf you are visiting or vacationing in South Carolina....
Stop by King Street Grille with locations in Charleston, Kiawah Island, James Island, Mt. Pleasant and Myrtle Beach!
"Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is part owner of the Charleston-based chain that is decked out in full Steelers theme. However, King Street Grille doesn't play favorites, it's a sports bar where all sports fans and fanatics are welcomed.
"If you're looking to catch up on sports highlights or catch a game, then this is the spot." -- Sun News Restaurant Review, July 29, 2010.
Book - The C.H.I.L.D. Game Plan
Written By: Bruce A. Tollner, Rep 1 Sports
Foreword by: Stephen R. Covey, #1 Bestselling Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"
Ben on the book: "As a quarterback, I have played on some championship teams—and I have experienced some painful losses. Regardless of the outcome of any one game, my dad has been there to cheer me on. Whether I throw a winning touchdown pass or an interception, I know my dad is there to say, 'Good job, Son, I am proud of you!' My parents have had a major influence on the way I live life, as well as the way I play football. Because of their influence, and that of my coaches and others, I am blessed to be able to live out a childhood dream to play professional football. The C.H.I.L.D. Game Plan can help you to help your child live out their childhood dreams. Read this book, and put together a winning game plan for your child."— Ben Roethlisberger, two-time Super Bowl Champion Quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers
To order your copy, just click on the image link above!
Book - Sidelined: Overcoming Odds through Unity, Passion, and Perseverance
Written By: Chuck Pagano with Bruce A. Tollner, Rep 1 Sports
Foreword by: Tony Dungy
Ben on the Cover
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Let’s go BUCS!!! – Ben
Just in case you missed it on 93.7 this morning, here’s a recap: Let’s start with an injury update status from HIM – “I saw Dr. Bradley and he was really pleased with the way things are coming. We’re just … Continue reading
Make it a Black & Ghoul..uh..Gold Halloween this year… and share it with us!! If you have a Big Ben (or maybe one of his teammates like Antonio or Maurkice, or maybe a lil’ legend like Troy or DaBeard…or even … Continue reading
Danielle Coll @DanielleMColl You will never see a bigger fan of his teammates than Big Ben. Just another reason to love #7. Get well soon Ben!! @_BigBen7 @steelers Andrea @Andreainpghpa Watching @_BigBen7 cheering on his team is ALMOST as much … Continue reading
From Teresa Varley, at Steelers.com this afternoon: Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was walking with crutches on Tuesday, but his hope is to ditch them by Thursday so that he can be on the sidelines with his teammates when they take on … Continue reading
continue…. Friends and former teammates: Santonio Hol❌es Jr. @ToneTime10 Get well soon my friend @_BigBen7 Max Starks IV @maxstarks78 Prayers for my brother @_BigBen7, freak accidents happen at the worst time. The Penguins head coach: Mike Johnston @MikeJohnstonHC Best wishes … Continue reading
From Coach Tomlin: “The MRI on Sunday night revealed Ben Roethlisberger had an MCL injury to his left knee. There is no timetable for his return, but Ben is a competitor and we are confident he will do everything in … Continue reading
But Steeler Nation was too worried about #7, who suffered an injury in the 3rd quarter, to celebrate (he will have an MRI upon the team’s return to Pittsburgh). His website’s Twitter and Facebook pages, as well as his email … Continue reading
Today Ben announced the second grant of the 2015-16 season from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at The Giving Back Fund. The Foundation will be distributing a grant to the City of Hazelwood just northwest of St. Louis where the Steelers … Continue reading