Ben Roethlisberger

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QB Roethlisberger: Rape Claim 'False and Vicious'

(Newser) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger today denied allegations he raped a woman at a Nevada resort last year, the Post-Gazette reports. The suit was filed last week, but today marked Roethlisberger’s first public statements. He called the allegations “an attack on my family” and vowed to “remain...

Roethlisberger Sued Over Sex Assault

Big Ben denies allegations

(Newser) - A Nevada hotel employee is suing Ben Roethlisberger for sexual assault and battery, Pro Football Talk reports. Andrea McNulty claims the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback lured her to his hotel room, then forced her to have sex. Roethlisberger’s lawyer denies the allegations: “Ben has never sexually assaulted anyone; especially...

All 60 Minutes Count
 All 60 Minutes Count 
OPINION

All 60 Minutes Count

The best 4th quarter in Super Bowl history proves it ain't over til... you know

(Newser) - The Super Bowl has been getting better every year, but this one will be tough to top, Mitch Albom writes in the Detroit Free Press. In a game where an interception returned for a 100-yard touchdown wasn't the crowning play, the Steelers proved beyond a doubt that nothing's over until...

Steelers Outlast Cardinals, 27-23
 Steelers Outlast
 Cardinals, 27-23 
super bowl

Steelers Outlast Cardinals, 27-23

(Newser) - Santonio Holmes snagged a pass from Ben Roethlisberger with 35 seconds left in regulation and tiptoed into the history books with a touchdown reception that gave the Steelers a 27-23 victory over the Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII tonight in Tampa. Pittsburgh, a 7-point favorite going in, had trailed 23-20...

Concussion Means It's Time to Retire, Moron
Concussion Means It's Time to Retire, Moron
OPINION

Concussion Means It's Time to Retire, Moron

Roethlisberger risks losing far more than just a football game

(Newser) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger plans to start Sunday’s playoff game despite having sustained a concussion on the final day of the regular season, and he and the people aiding and abetting that foolhardy decision need a wake-up call. “Ben Roethlisberger is not brave,” Charles P. Pierce...

Big Ben Has Top NFL Paycheck: $27.7M

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger made $27.7 million this year

(Newser) - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is the top-paid player in the NFL this year with a tidy $27.7 million, USA Today reports. Big Ben renegotiated his contract in the spring to include a base salary of $2.5 million plus $25.2 million in signing bonuses. Another QB in...

Young QBs Fall Through Cracks
 Young QBs Fall 
 Through Cracks 

Young QBs Fall Through Cracks

So much promise is lost to a haphazard training system, bad luck

(Newser) - All too common are the hopeful young quarterbacks who found themselves not taking snaps, the New York Times reports, but instead drifting around the NFL as human debris. Blame insufficient coaching, the win-now mantra of teams these days, or plain bad luck —for whatever reason, there are big problems...

Big Ben Getting Big Bucks
Big Ben Getting Big Bucks

Big Ben Getting Big Bucks

Steelers guarantee $36 million to franchise QB

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Steelers broke the bank - something they don't normally do with player contracts - signing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger today to a $102 million deal that spans eight years. The thrifty franchise, notorious for letting big-name players leave as free agents and reloading through the draft, guaranteed its biggest...

Steelers Win Pyrrhic Victory
Steelers Win Pyrrhic Victory

Steelers Win Pyrrhic Victory

Beat Rams, but Parker breaks leg

(Newser) - The Steelers earned their tenth victory of the season, beating St. Louis 41-24, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. The victory, which will ensure Pittsburgh a place in the playoffs with a Brown loss on Sunday, came at a heavy cost, as league leading rusher Willie Parker suffered a broken leg on...

Pats Stay Perfect, Whip Steelers
Pats Stay Perfect, Whip Steelers

Pats Stay Perfect, Whip Steelers

Brady, Moss team up for two more scores as New England rolls

(Newser) - Steelers safety Anthony Smith probably won't guarantee another win anytime soon after his team was defeated handily by the New England Patriots, 34-13, on the strength of four Tom Brady TD passes, reports AP. Smith was burned twice on long touchdowns and verbally sparred with Brady after the Pats' first...

Steelers Slog Through 3-0 Win Over Miami

Mother Nature rules on night of yet another Ricky Williams return

(Newser) - A lightning storm delayed Ricky Williams' return to the NFL tonight. And then, as if the Miami Dolphins didn't have enough trouble trying to avoid a "perfect" season, Williams hurt his shoulder and left the game late in the first half of his team's 3-0 loss to the Pittsburgh...

Big Ben Rings in Rout of Ravens
Big Ben Rings in Rout of Ravens

Big Ben Rings in Rout of Ravens

5 TDs from Roethlisberger seal Pittsburgh's 38-7 crushing of division rivals

(Newser) - Ben Roethlisberger put on a show on the Monday Night stage last night, overcoming both the Ravens' defense and an injured hip to throw five touchdowns in the Steelers' 38-7 win over Baltimore. When Roethlisberger wasn't on the field, linebacker James Harrison was, picking up nine tackles, 3.5 sacks,...

Pittsburgh's Depleted D Pitches Shutout

Rematch of Super Bowl XL has same result; Seahawks fall, 21-0

(Newser) - Despite injuries to Pittsburgh's strong safety and nose tackle—linchpins of its 3-4 defense—the Steelers prevailed over the Seahawks, 21-0, in an echo of Super Bowl XL. Signal-caller Ben Roethlisberger was also missing his top two receivers, yet went a creative 18-of-22, including a 13-yard touchdown strike to close...

Big Ben Sets TD Record in Blowout Opener

Are the Steelers that good, or are the Browns that bad?

(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...

Great Expectations for Big Ben
Great Expectations for Big Ben

Great Expectations for Big Ben

Steelers QB hopes to make the leap after injury-, mistake-ravaged 2006

(Newser) - Steelers signal-caller Ben Roethlisberger has taken a different approach to the 2007 season, redoubling his work ethic and assuming more responsibility in the offense. He hopes to expunge a nightmare 2006 marked by injuries and shoddy play—a disheartening fall from grace for the youngest quarterback ever to win a...

Tomlin Wins in Steelers Debut
Tomlin Wins in Steelers Debut

Tomlin Wins in Steelers Debut

Roethlisberger stays sharp in 20-7 drubbing of Saints at Canton

(Newser) - Mike Tomlin handily won his first game as a Steelers coach—the customary Hall of Fame Game at Canton to open the NFL preseason. Tomlin, only the third Pittsburgh coach since 1969, strikes a profound contrast to his predecessor, Bill Cowher, who was beloved in the Steel City for his...

In Pittsburgh, the Crash Lingers
In Pittsburgh,
the Crash Lingers

In Pittsburgh, the Crash Lingers

Injuries were not all to the Steelers' quarterback

(Newser) - Eleven months ago, Ben Roethlisberger was nearly killed in a motorcycle collision. Now, ESPN takes a look at the people who's lives were changed that day: the quarterback who wasn't wearing a helmet, the surgeon who became an overnight celebrity, the 62-year-old driver who failed to yield and learned...

Big Ben: Don't Blame Injuries
Big Ben: Don't Blame Injuries

Big Ben: Don't Blame Injuries

(Newser) - The Pittsburgh Steelers will start the season with a new head coach and offensive coaching staff who could learn a thing or two from veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. He doesn’t know why his 2006-07 season didn’t match up to expectations, but he isn’t blaming off-field struggles or...

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