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Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

Posted on: June 25, 2011 10:48 am
Edited on: June 25, 2011 2:19 pm
RoethlisbergerPosted by Josh Katzowitz

For Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, the lockout hasn’t been a terrible occurrence. For one, he’s had the time to finalize his plans to get married in late July (where apparently -- and strangely -- it’s drawing comparisons to the royal wedding). And for two -- and for most likely the reason you would care about -- is because it’s allowed his broken right foot to heal.

“It's doing really good,” Roethlisberger told the Pittsburgh Tribune Review on Friday. “It's healed up. Obviously, it helps when I'm not cutting and planting and doing all of these different activities. It's really come a long way. I haven't had too many problems with it recently."

He had plenty of problems with it last year, first breaking it and then aggravating it later in the season against the Bills in late November. In fact, the pain got so bad that there were times during practices and games when Roethlisberger wasn’t sure he could even walk.

Now he feels better, though Roethlisberger said he ultimately might need surgery on the foot (an option he actually considered after last season).

"I could have had surgery, but according to the doctors it would have been a really nasty process because of where the break was. It was better off trying not to do anything," Roethlisberger said. "It's going to be something where we're just going to have to, in essence, play it by ear. If it continues to be as painful as it was at the end of last year, then I'm going to probably have to have the surgery."

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Since: Dec 24, 2006
Posted on: June 26, 2011 7:52 am

Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

And you need to move out of your mother's basement and learn to talk to people other than your computer

Since: Mar 8, 2007
Posted on: June 26, 2011 7:29 am
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Since: Jul 21, 2008
Posted on: June 26, 2011 6:28 am

Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

All these excuses remind me of Brett Favre.

Since: Dec 7, 2006
Posted on: June 26, 2011 3:01 am

Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

sdw- Harrison could have been the MVP...but Id give it to the guy who led his team downfield on an 80 yard drive to win the Super Bowl.  Ben deserved it every bit as much as Drew Brees, Peyton Manning & Eli Manning in their Super Bowls...even the analysts were saying that Ben got robbed on the post game shows.  They said watching Ben on that drive, was clearly watching the MVP of the Super Bowl and they couldnt believe he didnt win it.  Without Harrisons play they lose, without Bens last drive, they lose, without 2 FG's that were set up by Ben and 70+ yard drives, they lose...we can say that all day long.  Im glad he's on the Steelers side on Sundays.

Btw, quit worrying about Ben and the Steelers and start focusing on the Backyard's gonna be ugly for Pitt for the next several years!!!

Since: Aug 18, 2007
Posted on: June 26, 2011 1:50 am

Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

He did answer to a higher being, Dan Rooney you nitwit

Since: Oct 20, 2006
Posted on: June 26, 2011 1:41 am

Big Ben's foot is fine, women not so much

The guy raped 2 different women...that we know about.  The guy should be in jail...just like any of us would have been had we pulled the same garbage.  Steelers fans who defend Ben....I have a question.  Why do you blame the women?  It's obvious that this guy has a problem (99.99% of professional athletes don't get accused of rape in their career, let alone 2 times)

Ben is a joke of a human being...and will have to answer to a higher being at some point.

Since: Oct 20, 2006
Posted on: June 26, 2011 1:34 am

Big Ben's foot is fine, women not so much

Big Ben should be behind Big Bars.  The guy is a joke to humanity and to women.  I hope he never wins anything that matters again and his career is plagued with injuries.

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: June 26, 2011 12:09 am

Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

rofl at people claiming ben is an attention think he held a press conference to talk about his foot? he retards, my guess is that reporters found him and his teammtes working out, and what?!!? asked him questions about his foot!?! no way!

of course this makes headlines, top5 QB in league might need foot surgery? guess its bens doing by this making headlines huh? what an attention whore!!

Since: Dec 30, 2006
Posted on: June 25, 2011 10:26 pm

Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

Tylanco..  You just said Ben should have been MVP of the Super Bowl against the Cards....  Before the last drive..  Once again 2 minute situation where Ben thrives...  He was 15 for 23 with no TD's and a pick....  He did nothing to keep his team in the game and without the Int return for a TD before the half, the game would have been over and Kurt Warner would have been the MVP...  The D might have fallen apart at the end against a GREAT offensive team, but what exactly did the offense do to keep their team in the game??  I mean through 58 minutes, the offense had 227 yards of offense and 13 points..  Yes they scored the winning TD and Ben through a great pass to Holmes, but in my opinion, an MVP is a guy who does it the whole game..  Yes it matters that you do it in pressure situations, but if you do nothing to keep your team in the game, how are you the MVP??  In my opinion and I hate the guy, but the only MVP of that game was Harrison..  Without his play, they lose....  

Since: Jan 4, 2011
Posted on: June 25, 2011 9:17 pm

Big Ben's foot is fine, still might need surgery

Oh great,
Once his ankle sprain heals and football actually starts...all his groupies will bombard the boards with posts about how heroic he is for working his way back from his "injury". 

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