Week 15: Patriots 10, Steelers 17

“It’s not about me and beating the Patriots and beating Tom Brady. It’s about the Pittsburgh Steelers winning a big football game. That’s the only thing that matters to me.” — Ben.



“Good team effort. It was going to be required. I like the no blink and supportive approach of the team in all three phases. We all had moments where we didn’t get it done. But we all had moments where we uplifted the other phases. That is what team is. We did what we had to do. Guys made plays. We are appreciative of the efforts, thankful to get the win, assess it and get ready to move on to the next challenge this journey possesses.” Coach Tomlin.



“With the team’s eighth win of the year, #Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger ensured a non-losing record for the 15th time in his 15 seasons in the NFL.” Burt Lauten, Steelers Director of Communications.



“That last downfield gain by Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger was off a broken play, off script. That’s when the duo is at its best.” Jeremy Fowler, ESPN.com.



“I thought [Jaylen Samuels’] whole game was awesome. He caught the ball, he ran. The way that he stepped up was special and James Washington as well. The plays that he made were just huge today for us and big plays for us…I thought guys answered the bell today!” — Ben.



“This was going to be a great challenge for us against a team that is always one of the best. I thought we answered the bell today.” — Ben.






Okay, I think that just about does it, other than Happy Early Christmas, Steeler Nation!

Check out Teresa Varley’s recap here.

Did you miss Ben’s post-game press conference? You can watch it here.


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