Ben Roethlisberger Says Justin Bieber Wasn’t a Distraction to Steelers

November 11, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger didn't believe pop sensation Justin Bieber's presence at a Saturday team bible study had any impact on the team's 20-13 loss to the New York Jets in Week 10.
"That's not a big deal at all," said Roethlisberger on 93.7 The Fan (h/t ProFootballTalk.com's Josh Alper). "For instance, Plaxico Burress stopped by. Obviously he's family, but people stop by all of the time and say, 'Hi,' and we've had other athletes, actors, celebrities, stuff like that stop by. It's not a big deal at all."   
Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward posted a picture with Bieber on Twitter:
Roethlisberger had thrown six touchdowns in each of his previous two starts but was stymied by the Jets' complex defense masterminded by coach Rex Ryan.
ESPN Stats & Info highlighted just how big of an egg Big Ben laid against a rather vulnerable New York secondary:
Perhaps a letdown of sorts was in store for Roethlisberger and the P...

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