Big Ben Sets TD Record in Blowout Opener

Are the Steelers that good, or are the Browns that bad?
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 10, 2007 3:23 AM CDT
Cleveland Browns quarterback Charlie Frye (9) is sacked by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior (51) in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Quarterback Big Ben Roethlisberger threw a personal record four touchdown passes in the Steelers' 34-7 dominant win in their season opener over the Cleveland Browns last night, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. Pittsburgh put on a show for new coach Mike Tomlin, rushing for 206 yards and bagging two interceptions and six sacks.

Cleveland quarterback Charlie Frye only made it to halftime, racking up five sacks and only four completed passes. As Browns fans clamored for rookie Brady Quinn to be brought in to quarterback, the Steelers continued to pick Cleveland apart. Whether this indicates a return to power for the 2005 champs—or just a feeble season for the Browns—is anyone's guess.