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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Why I wouldn't play Roethlisberger

I would not play Ben Roethlisberger in tonight's preseason game for one big reason:

Mike Tomlin has already stated that he intends to play the starters 8 to 12 plays. If he starts Roethlisberger and he leads them on a lengthy TD drive, that eats up all 12 plays, Byron Leftwich gets no work with the starters.

By the way, there are three quarterbacks warming up on the field right now and none of them are named Roethlisberger.


Anonymous said...

I would play him, just to get the boos/cheers/whatever out of the way. Give him one set of downs (3 plays at most), then pull him for Byron.

Patrick said...

wow the first two series were a joke on offense

Dale Lolley said...

It's preseason