Sunday, January 22, 2006

Believing in Ben

Here's a great SI article on the Steeler Quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger...

"They're big and broad, with enough room for an entire football team to climb on them and get comfortable. No wonder the Pittsburgh Steelers put the AFC Championship Game on Ben Roethlisberger's shoulders and let it ride.

All the way to Detroit.

Historically speaking, home field is a great thing to have in the NFL playoffs. But I'll take a hot quarterback every time.

In truth, Roethlisberger isn't just hot these days. He's a river of molten lava (or steel, if you will), unstoppable and flowing in the direction of next month's Super Bowl, in the city they call Motown..."

Click here to read more.


Dylan Potter said...

Jon, you owe it to your wife and family to head down to the "Strip District" in Pittsburgh someday to see the way that the locals identify with the Steelers. It is almost like a religion for some people, which, I think, is proof of human depravity.

Jon W said...

I know... We were down there just before the AFC championship game and there was even a T-shirt that proudly proclaimed that it was a religion!