Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger: The Man of Steel

December 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Terrell Owens of the Cincinnati Benglas recently called Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger "soft." I wonder if he had a chance to watch the game Sunday night between the Steelers and the Baltimore Ravens.
In a day and age where the quarterback position is protected by the officials to the fullest extent, Roethlisberger seems to be the exception. There was a play against the Buffalo Bills a few games ago, where Ben was sacked and seemed to be roughed up even after the whistle. Yet there was no flag on the play. Had it been Peyton Manning or Tom Brady, the result of the play might have been different.
That also seemed to be the play in which Roethlisberger injured his right foot, which was believed to be broken by many. Yet in that same game, Big Ben, with an injured foot, ran for a first down on a 3rd-and-18.   A truly heroic play by Ben, who is willing to do anything for his team to win the game.
Then came the game against the Ravens on Sunday ...

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