Big Ben Roethlisberger Has Already Taken His Place Among Steeler Legends

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Published: April 13, 2009

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... of you old timers might argue for Bobby Layne to be included, but his best days were behind him by the time he spent the last five years of his career with Pittsburgh.

Bradshaw's name doesn't often come up when discussing the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history, but it should. He was arguably one of the top five best big game quarterbacks to ever play the game, and the numbers prove it.

He won 14 out of 19 postseason games, four Super Bowls, and two Super Bowl MVP awards. There are those who would say that Bradshaw was merely along for the ride, but there were times when he was clearly in the driver's seat.

He posted a quarterback rating of over 100 in all four Super Bowl games. His combined rating of 112.8 ranks third in Super Bowl history for quarterbacks who have attempted at least 40 passes behind only Joe Montana and Jim Plunkett.

He threw critical fourth quarter touchdown passes in all four games that clinched victories for the Steelers. Th...

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