Film Study: Ben Roethlisberger Flying High, Under the Radar

Posted: 19th October 2009 by Nick DeWitt in NFL
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You know you're good when you can throw for 417 yards and two touchdowns and still not get much of a mention beyond a footnote in the highlight reel. That's what Ben Roethlisberger got for his stellar performance (one interception notwithstanding) Sunday against the Browns. Yes, they're the Browns.á Yes, they're a terrible football team that can beat itself better than any opponent could possibly hope to do. But Roethlisberger had a banner day.á Let's start with the statistics: 23/35 (66%) for 417 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT, 3 sacks, 113.6 rating Ben leads the league in completion percentage, which is more telling than yardage.á If a quarterback rolls up 400 yards but only completes half his passes, he's missing a lot of opportunities.á Roethlisberger has made a season of capitalizing on thin ...

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