Ranking the best quarterbacks in NFL history #35. Ben Roethlisberger

35. Ben Roethlisberger: Roethlisberger was selected in the first round (11th overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2004 draft.  “Big Ben” has spent his career to this point with Pittsburgh and has been the starting signal caller for two Super Bowl winning teams.

He best statistical seasons came in 2007, ’09 and ’12.   In ’07,  Roethlisberger made his first Pro Bowl after completing 65.3 percent of his passes for 3,154 yards and 32 touchdowns.  In ’09, Ben set career highs in completion percentage (66.6) and passing yards (4,328) while registering 26 touchdowns. In ’12, Roethlisberger only started 13 games because of injury, but still 3,265 yards and 26 touchdowns.

Roethlisberger has been very impressive in the playoffs where he has led the Steelers to three Super Bowls and winning in 2005 and 2008.  He has accounted for 23 touchdowns and more than 3,300 yards of total offense  while having a 10-4 record.

For his career, Roethlisberger has completed 63.3 percent of his passes for 34,105 yards and 219 touchdowns while carrying the ball 345 times for 1,135 yards and 15 more scores.  Roethlisberger Is also a two-time Pro Bowler.

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