Ben Roethlisberger: Does the Steelers Quarterback Deserve the “Elite” Label?

February 13, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ben Roethlisberger was one drive away from having three Super Bowl victories, which would have tied him with Tom Brady and Troy Aikman for third-most Super Bowl titles of all-time.
One failed fourth-down conversion later, the articles are being pumped out calling Roethlisberger overrated. He is a product of the defense. He is just a game manager.
Because of Roethlisberger's reputation as being one of the best clutch quarterbacks in the NFL, his failure to succeed in the clutch moment of this past Super Bowl is only fueling the fire for those who are going to call Big Ben overrated.
However, people get carried away too easily.
Super Bowl XLV was a huge opportunity for Roethlisberger to prove all of his doubters wrong and show he deserves the praise of being called an elite quarterback.
Did he screw up?
Most definitely.
Does the loss completely alter his legacy?
Absolutely not.
The general public is far too critical of Super Bow...

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