Big Ben, Do You Know about Iron Mike?

Posted: 26th November 2009 by Kevin Lindsey in NFL
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Ben Roethlisberger may be undertaking the biggest risk of his life by playing on Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens. Big Ben suffered a concussion last Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. If Roethlisberger suffers another concussion this weekend he will be at enhanced risk for long-term brain damage. I hope that those around him have adequately explained the long-term risks to his health. I hope that someone has told him about Steelers Legend Mike Webster.á Not about how Webster earned four Super Bowl rings protecting Terry Bradshaw and leading the way for Franco Harris. No. The story that needs to be told is what happened after Webster stopped playing. Webster retired from football in March 1991 after playing 16 years and suffering multiple concussions, which had damaged Webste ...

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