The Ben Roethlisberger Effect: Does He Help Other Steelers Get Into The HoF?


Published: July 10, 2009

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... HoF" articles. Instead of looking just at Roethlisberger, lets look at a couple individuals who Ben, himself, could put into the Hall of Fame.


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Hines Ward—When Ben stepped in, he gave the offense and receiving core a boost. Without him, I do not believe Ward's statistics would be close to what they are now. I don't think Ward would have gotten to the Super Bowl and received his MVP award without the help of Ben Roethlisberger. With Ben, Hines Ward is going in.

Bill Cowher— Bill Cowher was once known as "The coach who couldn't win the big one." When he drafted Roethlisberger, Cowher took a chance on a quarterback from a small school. Luckily for Cowher, it paid off. Roethlisberger was able to take Cowher to his first, and only, championship. Without the Super Bowl victory on his resume, he may not be a candidate for the Hall.


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