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Healthy Roethlisberger Poised to Break Career Numbers

Article By on 15th October, 2009

... personal and team best records this season for the Steelers.  While having an amazingly successful career so far after a mere five seasons, the Steelers QB has often been hampered and his abilities have never been fully exploited.

In his first two seasons, Ben was saddled with the responsibility of being young and managing games.  He averaged a mere 282 attempts per season in his first two campaigns.  He was also held back by playing for a predominantly run-oriented offense.  In his first two seasons, the Steelers passed a mere 38 percent of the time, as compared to rushing on 62 percent of all plays.

Roethlisberger has also had the challenge of playing through injuries for a majority of the past four years.  He suffered sever...

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