Ben Roethlisberger is an American football player. This twenty nine year old player from Ohio plays in the quarterback position. Ben Roethlisberger is currently playing for the team Pittsburgh Steelers of the National football league. This 6 feet 5 inches tall player is known for his efficiency on field. Ben Roethlisberger ranked 8th in all time NFL passers rating, 12th in completion percentage among quarterbacks, 5th in yards per attempt.
He has a minimum of 1500 career points. His playing styles can be compared with that of quarterback John Elway, former player of Denver Broncos. Ben Roethlisberger wears number 7 jersey in his honor. He has been with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2004. Initially he had a six year contract with his team from 2004; however later in 2008 it was revised to an eight year contract.
He won the AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2004, Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the year also in 2004, Joe Greene Great Performance Award which was also in 2004. Ben Roethlisberger had his first Pro Bowl selection in 2007.
At the age of twenty three, he led Pittsburgh Steelers to a victory over Seattle Seahawk in Super Bowl XL, being the youngest quarterback to do so. He plays outside the quarterback pocket, which Ben Roethlisberger addresses as backyard football style.
In 2006, he had a near-fatal motorcycle accident. Ben Roethlisberger is considered as one of the greatest American football players of recent times.