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 Post subject: Ben Roethlisberger
PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:54 am 
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Ben took his last snap of the game at 14:55 in the 4th quarter.

More TDs than incompletions.

22/25 325 yds 13.1 Y/A 5 TD

Scoring strikes of 75 yds, 53 yds. The 33 yarder to AB was a laser.

It was a laser show.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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his 4th game with a perfect passer rating, tying papa Peyton

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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Ben was putting on a clinic. Unbelievable performance.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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Ben has been ballin, as per his usual. My only quibbles last 2 games r his scrambles...go down a little earlier man, im literally holding my breath that he doesnt get hurt.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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GreekSteel wrote:
Ben has been ballin, as per his usual. My only quibbles last 2 games r his scrambles...go down a little earlier man, im literally holding my breath that he doesnt get hurt.


It seems like Ben is running much more often this season. Plus, they've executed several QB sneaks. I guess it was Haley directing Ben not to run or sneak. So bizarre.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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W&M_Steeler wrote:
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Ben has been ballin, as per his usual. My only quibbles last 2 games r his scrambles...go down a little earlier man, im literally holding my breath that he doesnt get hurt.


It seems like Ben is running much more often this season. Plus, they've executed several QB sneaks. I guess it was Haley directing Ben not to run or sneak. So bizarre.



No couldnt be, that was ALL on Ben, i learned that here from numerous posters. /sarca

Extremely bizarre W&M.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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W&M_Steeler wrote:
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Ben has been ballin, as per his usual. My only quibbles last 2 games r his scrambles...go down a little earlier man, im literally holding my breath that he doesnt get hurt.


It seems like Ben is running much more often this season. Plus, they've executed several QB sneaks. I guess it was Haley directing Ben not to run or sneak. So bizarre.

Didnt Ben go on a Tom Brady-like diet this past summer and really get himself in shape? That may be a big part of it to.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:49 am 
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Ben thinking he a scrambling qb now lol.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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I'd say that was his best game ever, and that includes those back to back 6TD games he had a couple of years ago.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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That was a BAMF performance

The 53 yd TD throw to AB was dropped into the breadbasket. Perfect throw. AB barely had any separation.

Ben still has it.




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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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Dude was fucking nails last night.

Can't say enough about the O-Line, too.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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Kodiak, where are you and your elbow?

Gonzo, you, too.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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Funny thing is the best throw of the day might have been the incompletion to JuJu in the endzone. That was a perfect throw into tight coverage that clanged off of Smith-Schuster's hands.


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Funny thing is the best throw of the day might have been the incompletion to JuJu in the endzone. That was a perfect throw into tight coverage that clanged off of Smith-Schuster's hands.

Yep, if JJSS just relaxes and catches the ball and stays facing Ben, he's good. Instead, it seems he wanted to twist his body back forwards while making the catch so he could get his feet in or something. Just jump up, catch the ball and fall backwards and he's in bounds for a sure TD. He made it more difficult than it had to be, imo.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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Ben now has 8 games with a passer rating over 150. The most all-time.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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if ben finds the touch on the deep ball watch out


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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I can’t remember Ben ever looking that fast or running that effortlessly. He’s usually a big lumbering ogre, but he was running away from people last night. 9 games in and he’s still out rushing our second and 3rd RBs in yards and ypc.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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I can’t remember Ben ever looking that fast or running that effortlessly. He’s usually a big lumbering ogre, but he was running away from people last night. 9 games in and he’s still out rushing our second and 3rd RBs in yards and ypc.

Like Ben said....it easy to look fast when a 375 lb. guy is chasing you. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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The other thing that was back?

The “fuck yinz all...this is MY game” look in his eye.

The “zone” that Mean Joe Greene talked about.

Ben was in it last night.

He didn’t even have his usual boneheaded play...everything he did was correct.

Well...there was one risky throw I remember, but even that he threw so well I wasn’t worried about it.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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One of the more impressive things about his performance was: most of it came from in the pocket and most on-time throws with excellent accuracy. IOW, the stuff he's supposedly not as good at as the elite guys.

Accuracy last night was fire.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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JaySteel72 wrote:
W&M_Steeler wrote:
GreekSteel wrote:
Ben has been ballin, as per his usual. My only quibbles last 2 games r his scrambles...go down a little earlier man, im literally holding my breath that he doesnt get hurt.


It seems like Ben is running much more often this season. Plus, they've executed several QB sneaks. I guess it was Haley directing Ben not to run or sneak. So bizarre.

Didnt Ben go on a Tom Brady-like diet this past summer and really get himself in shape? That may be a big part of it to.


I don't think Ben has taken up eating the souls of children. He cut out a lot of sugar.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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I'd say that was his best game ever, and that includes those back to back 6TD games he had a couple of years ago.

He may have tossed 8 if they kept trying to score with the starting unit.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
PostPosted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:21 pm 
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Ben had as perfect a game as a QB can have. Part of that is his elbow could be feeling better and he is able to get his natural velocity. And his accuracy was near perfect all game.

Ben raised his QB rating to 100.8, which in past years would have been top 5. But in today’s video game NFL, 100.8 rating is 11th. With top 3, Brees at 120.6, Mahomes at 116.7, and Rivers 116.5.

Ben is currently 2nd in yards with 2888, and 21 TDs and just 7 interceptions.


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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
One of the more impressive things about his performance was: most of it came from in the pocket and most on-time throws with excellent accuracy. IOW, the stuff he's supposedly not as good at as the elite guys.

Accuracy last night was fire.


I never saw the OL look better, BTW.

There was one play I saw in particular that I actually thought was stopped because of a penalty or something. Because Ben dropped back and then just stood there until he delivered his pass for a completion.

And by standing there, I meant literally just standing there...like he was standing around during a play stoppage.

It was amazing.

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 Post subject: Re: Ben Roethlisberger
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Jeemie wrote:
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One of the more impressive things about his performance was: most of it came from in the pocket and most on-time throws with excellent accuracy. IOW, the stuff he's supposedly not as good at as the elite guys.

Accuracy last night was fire.


I never saw the OL look better, BTW.

There was one play I saw in particular that I actually thought was stopped because of a penalty or something. Because Ben dropped back and then just stood there until he delivered his pass for a completion.

And by standing there, I meant literally just standing there...like he was standing around during a play stoppage.

It was amazing.
The amount of time was astounding.

But that was all on AB. People like to attribute it to a dart from BR, but AB was probably his fourth read, and the way the game was going, he threw it up at the hash mark and let AB get under it. The defender was too busy chasing him around all night to look up. He figured the play was over already.

Where's B2B with the stopwatch. It must have been like 5-6 seconds.

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