2010 NFL Draft: What If Ben Roethlisberger Is Traded For Sam Bradford?

April 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the trade of Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a case of beer and a couple of bags of nachos, the rumor mill has begun churning about Ben Roethlisberger's future in Pittsburgh.
The Rooney Family does not like the kind of attention their star quarterback has brought to the team and the city. Roethlisberger has been in the press for all the wrong reasons over the last year, and there is no doubt a backlash against the two-time Super Bowl champion has begun.
So what happens if the Rooney's are able to pull the trigger on a trade with the St. Louis Rams for the No. 1 overall pick and take Sam Bradford?
First, you have to look at what that kind of deal might cost.
Roethlisberger is in the prime of his career and already has two Super Bowl rings. That's going to count for a lot of points in the trade. They also would essentially be swapping first round picks, so the deal starts with the Steelers first round pick and Roethlisberger.
From there, it's figuri...

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