5 Updates
NFL: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Throws 200th TD Pass
Photo Credit: Getty Images

NFL: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Throws 200th TD Pass

Nov 3 2013, 11:50pm CST | by

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw his 200th career touchdown pass in a 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw his 200th career touchdown pass in a 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Roethlisberger is the second quarterback in team...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

38 weeks ago

NFL: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Throws 200th TD Pass

Nov 3 2013, 11:50pm CST | by

NFL: Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Throws 200th TD Pass Photo Credit: Getty Images

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw his 200th career touchdown pass in a 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger threw his 200th career touchdown pass in a 55-31 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Roethlisberger is the second quarterback in team history to pull of the feat, per Sports Illustrated. The historic moment came with 3:51 left in the second quarter when he connected with Antonio Brown pull Pittsburgh to within 17-10. 

Roethlisberger finished the game with 400 yards and four touchdown passes and two interceptions. He was also sacked five times. Jerricho Cotchery accounted for three receptions from his quarterback, who padded his career total to 203 at game's end.

In spite of Roethlisberger's individual achievement, the Steelers earned the ire of head coach Mike Tomlin after the loss to the Patriots. More than finishing 2-6 overall through Week 9 of the regular season, Pittsburgh allowed 55 points and 610 yards -- the most ever in team history, per Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bouchette reported on Nov. 3 that Tomlin "threatened more jobs" after the disappointment. The Steelers head coach said they have to go back to the drawing board.

"You re-evaluate everything. You have to after a performance like that and we will. It doesn't necessarily mean we will change or change for the sake of changing, but we will look at every aspect of what we are doing and who we are doing it with because we can't have performances like that.

"We couldn't stop them. We didn't stop the run. We didn't stop the pass." 

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who had a sub-par October, finished 23-for-33 with 432 yards and four touchdowns of his own to offset Roethlisberger's performance. 

Pittsburgh managed to tie things up at 24 apiece in the third quarter on two successive touchdown receptions from Cotchery. However, New England put the game away for good on a Stephen Gotskowski field goal and touchdowns from Aaron Dobson and Stevan Ridley. 

Since the third-quarter deadlock, the Patriots outscored the Steelers 31-7. 

Roethlisberger concluded any team facing Tom Brady just cannot afford to make too many mistakes. For the game, they had three -- his two interceptions and a lost fumble. In contrast, the Patriots had just one turnover. 

He said,"We're all angry and disappointed. Brady is good, so you know that your mistakes have to be limited." 

With the win, New England improved to 7-2 while Pittsburgh fell to 2-6. 

 
Update
5

5 days ago

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will get long-term deal after 2014

Jul 25 2014 2:48pm CDT | Source: Fantasy Football Toolbox

Ben Roethlisberger and his agent, Ryan Tollner, have recently met with the Art Rooney in hopes of signing a new contract. Although there are still two years left to his $102 million dollar contract, Roethlisberger wants to be a Steeler for the rest of his career. Rooney has made no objections to the starting quarterback's wishes and supports his idea of retiring as a Steeler. The Steelers hope to sign Roethlisberger after 2014 because t ...
Source: Fantasy Football Toolbox   Full article at: Fantasy Football Toolbox
 

 
Update
4

1 week ago

NFL Trade Value, Part 2

Jul 23 2014 7:22am CDT | Source: Grantland

On Monday, Grantland published Part 1 of the annual NFL Trade Value column. Click here to read the first installment as well as a breakdown of the rules and how the picks are made. Group 6: The Stars by Any Price (continued) 29. Duane Brown, LT, Houston 28. Tyron Smith, LT, Dallas These are two great left tackles with different contract situations. Brown, who missed two games during Houston’s disastrous 201 ...
Source: Grantland   Full article at: Grantland
 

 
Update
3

6 weeks ago

Quinton Carter and Kayvon Webster keys to making Broncos secondary elite

Jun 13 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: milehighreport

Both these young players are in unique positions to make an impact in 2014, albeit through reserve roles. As it stands now, the safety depth behind starters Rahim Moore and T.J. Ward is razor thin.  Though you have three players behind them who all have extensive starting experience, none have made the impact that Quinton Carter did during his rookie campaign.  There is enough tape on David B ...
Source: milehighreport   Full article at: milehighreport
 

 
Update
2

7 weeks ago

Can Anthony Barr Become the Next Von Miller?

Jun 8 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The player-to-player comparison isn't a perfect one, but Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings are going to do everything in their power to coax as much production from first-round pick Anthony Barr as the Denver Broncos have received from former No. 2 overall selection Von Miller.  According to Zimmer, Barr—the No. 9 pick in May's draft—will play a similar role to Miller in the Vikings' new-look defense. In Denver, Miller stands up at strong-si ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report
 

 

Don't miss ...

 


Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Indian wrestler Geetika gets silver
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) India's Geetika Jakhar had to settle for the silver medal after she lost the women's freestyle 63 kg final to Canada's Danielle Lappage in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here Thursday.
 
 
Yogeshwar wins fifth wrestling gold for India
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt won the fifth wrestling gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here Thursday.
 
 
Dipa first Indian woman to clinch CWG gymnastics medal
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman and the second person from the country to clinch a historic Commonwealth Games medal in artistic gymnastics when she won the women's vault bronze at the SSE Hydro here Thursday.
 
 
Indian wrestler Babita wins gold
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Indian wrestler Babita Kumari put on a stunning show to win the gold medal beating Canada's Brittanee Laverdure in the final of the women's 55kg freestyle category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here Thursday.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Indian wrestler Geetika gets silver
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) India's Geetika Jakhar had to settle for the silver medal after she lost the women's freestyle 63 kg final to Canada's Danielle Lappage in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall here...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Yogeshwar wins fifth wrestling gold for India
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist Yogeshwar Dutt won the fifth wrestling gold medal for India beating Jevon Balfour of Canada in the final of the men's freestyle 65kg category in the 2014 Commonwealth...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
China launches fresh drive against corruption
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) China's top anti-graft agency has sent 13 inspection teams across the country in its fresh crackdown on official misconduct. Inspectors will oversee the performance of officials in the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Dipa first Indian woman to clinch CWG gymnastics medal
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Dipa Karmakar became the first Indian woman and the second person from the country to clinch a historic Commonwealth Games medal in artistic gymnastics when she won the women's vault bronze at...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Drew Barrymore's half-sister death an accident?
Drew Barrymore's half-brother doesn't believe their half-sister committed suicide. Jessica Barrymore was found dead in her car by a neighbor on Tuesday (07.29.14) with pills reportedly scattered around her but John...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Kate Hudson: 'Heath Ledger was best kisser'
Kate Hudson says Heath Ledger was her best ever on-screen kiss. The 35-year-old actress - who has sons Ryder, 10, from her marriage to Matt Bellamy, and Bingham, three, with fiance Matt Bellamy - has shared smooches...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden considering marriage?
Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden have ''already discussed marriage''. Although the 41-year-old actress and the 35-year-old musician have only been dating for a few months, they are already practically living together and...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Conan O'Brien won't follow celebrities
Conan O'Brien refuses to follow celebrities on Twitter. The 51-year-old talk show host randomly selected one person to follow in 2010 - fan Sarah Killen - and has yet to add to his list, often refusing celebrity pals...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Indian wrestler Babita wins gold
Glasgow, July 31 (IANS) Indian wrestler Babita Kumari put on a stunning show to win the gold medal beating Canada's Brittanee Laverdure in the final of the women's 55kg freestyle category in the 2014 Commonwealth Games...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Muslim priest killed in China, two arrested
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) At least two suspects were shot dead and another arrested after an imam of China's largest mosque was murdered in a city in the country's restive Xinjiang region, police said Thursday. Jume...
Read more on Politics Balla