By: KDKA-TV Web Team
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – After 18 years, Ben Roethlisberger is, in his own words, “cleaning the closet and hanging up” as the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback.
Roethlisberger, who has been a Steelers fullback since 2004 and won two Super Bowls, saw plaudits from a successful career begin to pour in shortly after the official announcement was announced. .
– Bill Cowher (@CowherCBS) January 27, 2022
“He really represents what the Pittsburgh Steeler is,” his former head coach Bill Cowher said in a tweet.
Ben- There aren’t enough words in a tweet to make you fair. You’ve sacrificed yourself time and time again for the love of the game, the love of Pittsburgh, and the love of this Steelers. There will never be another like you and I am looking forward to your future. -Stone
– Rocky Bleier (@RockyBleier) January 27, 2022
“Ben – There aren’t enough words in a tweet to do justice to you,” Rocky Bleier said on Twitter. “You have done it time and again for the love of the game, the love of Pittsburgh and the love of this Steelers team. There will never be another like you and I am looking forward to your future. ”
– ️at McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) January 27, 2022
Short and sweet from Pittsburgh native and former NFL pitcher Pat McAfee.
– Tone Digs (@ToneDigz) January 27, 2022
McAfee co-host Tone Digz also looked back on his career.
It’s not just limited to the Steelers, former Steelers and coaches.
They are also rivals.
Respect your opponents all the time https://t.co/AneEhbVb3d
– Baltimore Raven (@Ravens) January 27, 2022
It was a real rivalry when Ben recorded a 17-10 record against Baltimore.
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/01/27/steelers-nation-reacts-to-ben-retirement/ Steeler Nation Reacts To Ben Roethlisberger Retirement – CBS Pittsburgh