Ben Roethlisberger, QB Pittsburgh Steelers

2014 Strength of Schedule - PIT
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
24
CLE
5
@BAL
26
@CAR
29
TB
23
@JAX
24
@CLE
14
HOU
3
IND
5
BAL
28
@NYJ
18
@TEN
BYE30
NO
13
@CIN
19
@ATL
2
KC
13
CIN

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2014 Game Stats
WkOppCompAttPaYdsPaTDIntYPAYPCRuAttYdsTDFumYPRSnaps%
1CLE23343651110.7415.8728004.0071/71100%
2BAL2237217015.869.860000-59/59100%
3CAR2230196206.538.9111001.0063/7090%
4TB2940314307.8510.8324012.0076/76100%
5JAX2636273107.5810.503-201-0.6768/68100%
6CLE2142228115.4310.8617007.0078/78100%
7HOU2333265208.0311.5243010.7565/65100%
Totals16625218581037.3711.191321031.62480/48799%

Most Recent News

Monday, October 13, 2014, 9:49am

ESPN - [Full Article]

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger struggled getting the ball to WR Markus Wheaton. Roethlisberger targeted Wheaton 11 times, but they connected four times for 33 yards.

Roethlisberger barely overthrew a wide-open Wheaton in the end zone in the fourth quarter. Earlier in a game that the Steelers actually controlled through the first 15 minutes, Roethlisberger fired a pass that Wheaton wasn’t ready for on a critical third down inside the Browns' 10-yard line.

Roethlisberger apparently expected to Wheaton to snap his head around sooner. That Wheaton looked surprised to see the ball coming his way spoke volumes about how alarmingly lacking the Steelers have been when it comes to details, something that goes straight to the top of the coaching staff.

Fantasy Impact:

The two don't seem to be on the same page and it was again Antonio Brown who went over 100 yards with a TD, even seeing a lot of time against Browns stud CB Joe Haden. Steeler WRs have historically put up fantasy-worthy numbers over the years but so far Wheaton hasn't had more than 60 yards receiving in a game since Week 1.

Scouting Report

Ben Roethlisberger Week 8 vs. Colts
Ben Roethlisberger enjoyed his return to Heinz Field after playing four of the previous five games on the road by throwing for 265 yards and a pair of scores. He'll get an Indianapolis team this week that is allowing the third-fewest fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks. But, the Colts have been a little easier to put up points against on the road. In fact, in three road games, they have allowed six of their eight passing touchdowns. Roethlisberger won't be a fantasy stud in this game, but he should be OK.

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