Keep the votes going for Ben and his teammates to play in the 2012 NFL Pro Bowl!!
The NFL is back in Hawaii for the 2012 Pro Bowl. The annual contest of the AFC and NFC’s best will take place Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at Aloha Stadium.
Steelers on the ballot from the offense include Ben, Rashard Mendenhall, Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown, Hines Ward, David Johnson, Heath Miller, Marcus Gilbert, Max Starks, Ramon Foster, Chris Kemoeatu, and Maurkice Pouncey.
Defensive players include Brett Keisel, Ziggy Hood, Casey Hampton, James Harrison, LaMarr Woodley, James Farrior, Lawrence Timmons, William Gay, Ike Taylor, Troy Polamalu, and Ryan Clark.
Balloting is open until Monday, Dec. 19 at the conclusion of Monday Night Football (Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers, 8:30 p.m.).
The Pro Bowl teams will be announced at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 27 on a special NFL Total Access 2012 Pro Bowl Selection Show on NFL Network.
Being selected to appear in the Pro Bowl is a big honor for players! Let’s show our team how much we support their selection – vote early, vote often!
You can vote for the Black & Gold as many times as you like, just click here!
You can read more on the 2012 Pro Bowl here.
You can check out photos from Ben’s participation in the 2008 Pro Bowl here.
And while you’re in the voting mood…
Vote for Ben for the FedEx NFL Air Player of the Week!
Ben completed 36 of 50 passes for 365 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the Steelers’ 25-17 win over the New England Patriots. His total passing yards were the most of any quarterback on the weekend.
Vote for Ben here.
Vote for the Ben’s performance against the New England Patriots as the GMC “Never Say Never” moment of Week 8!
Big Ben helps Steelers beat Patriots – Tom Brady and the New England Patriots had dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers over the past decade, winning six of seven games played. But on Sunday, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger put his team on his back by completing 36 of 50 passes for 365 yards and two touchdowns, as the Steelers shut down Brady and the Patriots, 25-17.
You can vote for the play here.
If you didn’t get enough of last Sunday’s win against the New England Patriots, you can watch it again tonight on NFL Network’s Replay starting at 9:30 PM:
“New England Patriots vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (10/30/11) – Ben Roethlisberger leads the Steelers to a gutsy 25-17 win against the Patriots in Pittsburgh. Roethlisberger throws two TD passes on 365 yards, while Tom Brady is limited to a season-low 198 passing yards.”
You can check out the rest of NFLN’s schedule this week here.
Quote of the Day:
“He is a refrigerator with a head.” – ESPN Radio‘s Colin Cowherd, describing how difficult it is for defenders to tackle Ben and get him to the ground.
On a sad note today…
Love and prayers go out to Emmanuel Sanders and his family on the passing of his mother.