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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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Comments

Since: Jan 7, 2009
Posted on: June 25, 2011 2:22 pm
 

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

I'm pretty sure that wasn't the appendage everybody was worrying about.
He sounds just like Favre. Needy, attention grabbing self promoter.



Since: Mar 24, 2010
Posted on: June 25, 2011 1:55 pm
 

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

Ben hasn't seen his name in the papers for a while. This sounds like a typical Ben situation: Making statements about a possible "if" situation. He's done this before with various injuries, including ones that the coach and trainers didn't know about. He's a great QB, but seems to need the attention and wants to be remembered as a guy who plays through pain.

As for the people who seem to find a connection between this and Ben's past indiscretions: Grow up and find a real team to cheer for.



Since: Jul 26, 2007
Posted on: June 25, 2011 1:10 pm
 

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

Ben,

Congratulations on the impending nuptials.  Now do yourself and the Steelers a favor--keep your mouth closed and your pants zippered.  Play well and be healthy. 


SHARKS#15
Since: May 17, 2011
Posted on: June 25, 2011 12:57 pm
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Since: May 25, 2008
Posted on: June 25, 2011 12:22 pm
 

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

Bad feelings?  Are you kidding me, bad feelings?  What are we talking about here, bad feelings?  Bad feelings?  Bad feelings?  Are we talking about bad feelings?  Come on man, bad feelings?  We're talking about bad feelings aren't we? I have an Arkansas white snkae that might give you a bad feeling .



Since: May 25, 2008
Posted on: June 25, 2011 12:17 pm
 

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

And you know this don't you big boy.



Since: Feb 27, 2007
Posted on: June 25, 2011 12:08 pm
 

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

I'd say its just KARMA biting him in his enormous posterior.

Sorry, nothing but bad feelings for somebody that takes it upon himself to FORCE the issue with unsuspecting girls. 



Since: Sep 10, 2009
Posted on: June 25, 2011 12:02 pm
 

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

Why are you being so hard on Ben? Did he slip the bone to your old lady also? I'll bet she liked it as well.



Since: Sep 10, 2009
Posted on: June 25, 2011 12:00 pm
 

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

You souns as if he boned your girlfriend, wife or sister?



Since: Nov 1, 2007
Posted on: June 25, 2011 11:55 am
 

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

You're a dumbass. Hopefully, the next thing you write will be a suicide note.



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