Roethlisberger: I think I can play 5-7 more years


PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger doesn’t think his career will be ending anytime soon, according to an NBC Sports Pro Football Talk report.

The article talks about Roethlisberger and the Steelers wanting to continue their working relationship until the two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback retires.

Big Ben’s current deal runs through 2015, and has huge salary cap numbers. Some expect the Steelers to try to reduce those numbers before next season.

“I feel like I’m in great shape,” Roethlisberger said, via “I think I can get five, six, seven more years out of this arm and these legs.”

The 32-year-old was sacked 42 times in 2013, while playing every snap.

Ben said the Steelers worked on the no-huddle on Tuesday, the first day coaches were allowed to work with players during OTAs, and suggested it could be a “regular thing” in the coming season.

If that keeps Roethlisberger in “great shape,” his next contract should allow him to make good on his desired career length.

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