Big Ben frustrated with Haley’s ‘dink-and-dunk’ offense

When the Steelers tabbed Todd Haley as offensive coordinator, replacing the oft-criticized Bruce Arians, it was thought he’d bring along with him a pass-happy, downfield attack, utilizing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s big arm and the troika of weapons surrounding him. But it hasn’t been the case. Pittsburgh currently employs the No. 17-ranked offense and has failed…

Roethlisberger willing to miss game for birth of child

In June, Ben Roethlisberger announced that he will enter fatherhood later this year, the second AFC North quarterback to do so. Three months later, the Steelers quarterback announced nothing will stand in his way of being there when it happens — not even his job. “I’m not missing the birth of my child,” Roethlisberger said,…

Steelers’ Clark: Big Ben could be ‘scary good’

Earlier today, NFL Network’s Albert Breer mentioned that Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger showed up to offseason workouts “far earlier” than in years past, and, from what Breer hears, has been “terrific” learning the offense being implemented by new coordinator Todd Haley. While it’s not a surprise Roethlisberger is adapting with ease, teammate Ryan Clark, being…

Steelers to start Charlie Batch against Rams

One week after toughing it out in a losing effort, hobbled Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be afforded a much-needed break from the action. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Steelers have named Charlie Batch the starting quarterback for Saturday’s contest against the Rams. Roethlisberger, who’s battling a high-ankle sprain, is officially listed as questionable,…

Big Ben could ‘hardly walk’ after win

Somehow, someway Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger gutted out a much-needed victory for his team on Thursday night, doing so with what’s presumed to be a painful high left ankle sprain. It was another textbook showing of toughness by Big Ben, whose made a career out of playing through painful ailments. But it came at a…

Roethlisberger leaves game with ankle injury

It’s no secret that Ben Roethlisberger is more susceptible to injuries than other quarterbacks. On Thursday night, Big Ben went down again — and it looked to be fairly serious. During the second quarter of the Browns-Steelers contest, Roethlisberger went down awkwardly after he was sacked by two Cleveland defenders, his left ankle twisting in…