Is Ben Roethlisberger the Most Overrated Quarterback in the NFL?

March 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

NFL experts are trying to place Ben Roethlisberger amongst the elite quarterbacks with the likes of Tom Brady and Peyton Manning.
Don't get me wrong, Roethlisberger is no doubt a decent quarterback, but can we honestly say that he ranks amongst the all—time greats?
Last season Ben Roethlesberger was sacked 50 times. What came as a shock to me though was that most expert analysts were giving him praise.
But yet, when Aaron Rodgers was holding onto the ball too long, most critics said that the sacks were his fault and that he needs to let go of the football sooner.
While that is certainly true to some degree, the same experts were watching Roethlisberger do the exact same thing.
For some reason, when Roethlisberger does it, they call it "extending the play and keeping it alive".
Now does that seem fair to you? When they see another quarterback, who is by the way a good runner and extremely good at extending plays, hold onto the ball that lo...

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