Big Ben Out of Service: Can Pittsburgh Steelers Keep Ticking?

August 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The season is coming up on us quicker than ever, and has already provided us with more headline stories than years past.
Brett Favre's annual will-he-won't-he, Kurt Warner retiring, T.O. in Cincinnati, OchoCinco already talking his trash, and Ben Roethlisberger's pending suspension. Just to name a few.
Now it's safe to say that every fan in football knows about Big Ben's conditional four to six-game suspension. It can be reduced to four games if he meets all the standards that Commissioner Roger Goodell laid out for him, and Goodell recently said that Ben has gone above and beyond what was asked of him. However, any announcement on reducing his suspension will not be made until after the preseason.
Therefore, the Steelers are preparing for the first month plus without their two-time Super Bowl Champion quarterback. Which begs the question, can they keep their heads afloat without him?
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