Ben Roethlisberger Gets Treated Unfailry on and off the Field

December 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger must be playing in the NFL under a completely different set of rules than the rest of the quarterbacks in the league. At least it sure seems like it. Roethlisberger has been hit after the play on multiple occasions lately, especially in the last few games. I'm not the only one that is seeing it, as Ben and his teammates even addressed the issue after the game against the Cincinnati Bengals. 
In that game Roethlisberger was hit by Bengals safety Roy Williams after he had already thrown the football, which should have resulted in a roughing the passer penalty.
Here's the definition for roughing the passer: "Flagrantly running into or hitting the quarterback after the ball has been released. Can also be called when a defender hits the quarterback in the head."
As a Steelers fan, I am more concerned for the health and protection of the Steelers franchise QB than the penalty not being called.
Big Ben was already p...

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