Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger admitted on Thursday that this season could be his last.
“Looking at the big picture, I would say all the signs are that it could be the regular season, that is,” Roethlisberger said. “But in the grand scheme of things, in terms of the regular season, the signs are that it could be.”
Ben Roethlisberger won’t speak precisely, but he says “all signs” indicate that “this may be” his last game – at least the regular season – at Heinz Field. pic.twitter.com/9jlhR99Kty
– Brooke Pryor (@bepryor) December 30, 2021
The Steelers host the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on Monday before closing out the road season against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 18. With a 7-7-1 record, the Steelers are one of many teams to come together. still battling for a playoff berth in the tight AFC.
Roethlisberger, 39, is a six-time professional bowler and two-time Superbowl champion. In 247 games – all with the Steelers – Big Ben is 163-81-1 and with 63,721 passing yards and 416 touchdown passes.
In 2021, Roethlisberger managed 336 passes in 515 attempts (65.2%) for 3,373 yards and 20 touchdowns.