Five Little Known Facts About Pittsburgh Steelers Great Ben Roethlisberger

The great search that almost every National Football League team participates in at one time or another is the search for the next great quarterback. This doesn’t even have to mean the next great quarterback of all time, it can sometimes just mean the next great quarterback in a team’s history. Finding that diamond in the rough is for fans, a dream come true. Having a great quarterback means that a team will almost assuredly be competitive, if not successful. The Pittsburgh Steelers became just such a team in 2004 when they drafted Ben Roethlisberger out of Miami University in Ohio.

For such a young quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger has already accomplished so much, including multiple Super Bowl victories, Pro Bowl appearances, and becoming the leader of a franchise that is rich in history. A lot is not known about him though, and here are five interesting facts any fan should know about the quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger.

-In four of the first seven years of Ben’s career he finished the season with the exact sam ทางเข้าufabet e number of touchdown passes thrown for the season. His statistics for 2004, 2005, 2008, and 2010 all show him having 17 total touchdown passes.

-As of the 2010 NFL season, Ben Roethlisberger had thrown more touchdown passes, 19 in all, against the Cleveland Browns than he had against any other team in the league.

-Through the 2010 NFL season, the only players who have caught ten or more touchdown passes during their career from Roethlisberger are Hines Ward (39), Heath Miller (26), Santonio Holmes (17), Mike Wallace (13), and Nate Washington (11).

-Ben’s first touchdown pass of his career came in a 30-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in 2004. It came in the fourth quarter and went for three yards. It was Pittsburgh’s first score of the game and was caught by Antwaan Randle El.

-Through the 2010 NFL season, Ben Roethlisberger had thrown 144 touchdown passes during his career. He threw 88 of those during the first half of the games he played in and only 56 of them in the second half.