BEN ROETHLISBERGER METRICS
TEAM: Pittsburgh Steelers
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6′ 5″ / 240 pounds
COLLEGE (HOMETOWN): Miami (Ohio) (Findlay, OH)
NEWS ABOUT BEN ROETHLISBERGER
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This week, the guys get hyped about March Madness (1:05), and then spend most of their time on the best and worst of the week, including the always entertaining Florida Man, trying to figure out if Ben Roethlisberger is getting paid more than the Steelers have to not pay Mr Big Chest, and how documentaries are affect our music (11:50). Is Kevin flip flopping on the most important generational sports question since Ali vs Sugar Ray (51:44). Show notes and more can be found on our website. Music provided by TRUTH. This week’s episode is brought to you MyBookie.ag, use offer code JPP to add 50% your initial investment, and TixBlitz.com, a ticket provider for sports, music, shows, and more. Enter Armchair at checkout for 5% off your your ticket price.
AB got his way. Unless something flukey happens between today (March 10) and March 13 at 4:00 pm when NFL trades can become official, he will once again be the highest paid wide receiver in the game. He will purportedly receive a new contract worth $50.125 million over the next three seasons. Of that amount $30.125 million will be guaranteed. In more positive news: Pouncey’s contract extension Ramon “The Big Ragu” Foster re-signs, Finney gets 2nd round tender Unfortunately, we say a fond farewell, to one of the solid offensive line veterans. Gilbert traded to the Cardinals for 6th round pick
Through intrepid detective work, we were able to procure a recording between Kevin Colbert and Antonio Brown*. OK, we only recorded Kevin's side of the conversation, but you'll get the gist. Antonio Brown Saga Continues AB is due $2.5 million on March 15. Will this press the Steelers into dealing him, or will they keep a steady hand on the tiller in search of the best deal they can make? AB is making his case in the traditional media through this ESPN interview and on LeBron's "The Shop". There's enough finger-pointing going on to keep this story going until the trade deadline. Can the Steelers find the value they need to deal AB? Ben and the Steelers Are Talking As is the tradition with the Steelers and their QB's, negotiations have started a year early with Ben's agent Ryan Tollner meeting with the Steelers during at combine to discuss a new contract. NFL Combine Tomorrow, Monday, March 4, is the last day of the NFL Combine and we'll been keenly focusing because the DB's will be doing their field work. We start narrowing down, talking about players of interest who can possibly fill the holes in the Steeler roster.