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Ben Roethlisberger QB - PIT

Experience: 14 YRS   Height: 6'5"   Weight: 241  Bye: 9
Proj Pts.
320

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The Steelers have promoted QB coach Randy Fichtner to OC. He's been with the team since 2010 and reportedly has a good relationship with QB Ben Roethlisberger. The continuity is good news for Pittsburgh's offense.

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The Steelers will not bring back OC Todd Haley, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Haley led the Steelers to top 10 finishes in both total yards and points in each of the past 4 seasons. But he's had a rocky relationship with QB Ben Roethlisberger. We'll see who Pittsburgh tabs to replace Haley.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and RB Le'Veon Bell are officially inactive for today's game against the Browns. QB Landry Jones draws the start. Stevan Ridley and Fitzgerald Toussaint will handle backfield duties.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and Le'Veon Bell were held out of Friday's practice for non-injury reasons. It's more evidence that they won't play in this weekend's finale against the Browns. We just removed both guys from the Week 17 rankings. QB Landry Jones figures to start for Pittsburgh, with RBs Stevan Ridley and Fitzgerald Toussaint splitting backfield work.

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger tweeted on Friday that he'll return for his 14th season in 2017. He had suggested earlier this offseason that he was considering retirement, although no one seemed to take it very seriously. Despite turning 35 last month and suffering an assortment of injuries, Roethlisberger remained effective last season. He ranked 7th among QBs in fantasy points per game -- albeit with some nasty home/road splits. Big Ben's return is obviously excellent news for RB Le'Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown and the rest of Pittsburgh's skill-position guys.

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Injury Predictor

Roethlisberger has had 23 documented injuries during his NFL career. Last season, he missed only 1 game with a torn meniscus in his left knee. He missed 4 games in 2015 with an MCL sprain to the same knee. Beyond that, he has been remarkable durable for a QB who plays with such disregard for his physical safety. He has averaged more than 14 games per season throughout his 13-year career.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
3.32 4.1% 48.8%
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Date Injury Analysis
Oct 16, 2016 Knee Meniscus Tear Big Ben missed just 1 game following surgery.
Jan 9, 2016 Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain Roethlisberger had an AC sprain with torn ligaments in his throwing shoulder, yet he missed 0 games.
Nov 29, 2015 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Roethlisberger was concussed late in the 4th quarter. He suited up the following week.
Nov 8, 2015 Pedal Foot Sprain Big Ben sprained his left foot but returned to play the following week.
Sep 27, 2015 Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Roethlisberger took a sack at an awkward angle and had to be carted off the field.
Sep 29, 2013 Hand Finger Dislocation In Week 4, Big Ben dislocated his right index finger but continued playing.
Nov 12, 2012 Chest Rib Separation Roethlisberger separated his throwing shoulder and dislocated a rib vs. Kansas City.
Nov 12, 2012 Shoulder S/C Joint Separation Big Ben dislocated a joint in his shoulder against the Chiefs, causing him to miss the next three weeks.
Aug 4, 2012 Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Ben sprained an ankle when an offensive lineman stepped on him.
Dec 8, 2011 Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Roethlisberger sprained his left ankle around halftime against the Browns in Week 14 but returned for the second half.
Nov 13, 2011 Hand Thumb Fracture Roethlisberger didn't miss a snap in Week 10 action vs. the Bengals.
Oct 2, 2011 Pedal Foot Sprain In Week 4 against the Texans, Roethlisberger suffered a foot sprain but played through it.
Dec 5, 2010 Head Nose Fracture Big Ben didn't miss a snap despite his injury.
Nov 28, 2010 Pedal Foot Fracture What was first thought of as a sprain turned out to be a foot fracture for Big Ben. He played the following week and didn't miss any game time.
Nov 22, 2009 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Roethlisberger missed 1 game with his concussion.
Aug 20, 2009 Pedal Achilles Pull Grade 1 Big Ben suffered a pulled achilles against the Bengals in the preseason and missed Week 1 as a result.
Oct 22, 2006 Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Ben took a nasty helmet to helmet hit from Chauncey Davis.

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