And we’re bringing back a fan favorite:
October 31, 2010: Up, Over & Down!! Saints DE Will Smith learns the hard way that sometimes it’s not easy to bring down Big Ben! #QBSackFail
Looking for something to watch on TV on a snowy Pittsburgh day?
Tune in to NFL Network at 3:30pm (ET) today for Super Bowl Highlights – Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers vs Arizona Cardinals.
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Is it Spring yet?
From March 5th, 2012: Gone Fishin'.
Ben and Merril Hoge released every fish they caught, and stopped counting after they caught 50 (at least that’s their story!).
Where’d they fish? It’s a secret….any good fisherman will tell you that you never divulge the location of your best fishing spots!
Ben’s friends Nick Sampson and Lonnie Price were “on location” as well, but were also sworn to secrecy as to the location.
Nick is a producer, and Lonnie is a photographer – their work can be seen on the hunting show “Primal Instinct” on Versus TV. As you may recall, Ben was a guest hunter on the show a couple of years ago, and the group got together for a goose hunt in Hershey, PA.
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The Ben Roethlisberger Show
You can hear Ben's show LIVE every Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. during football season on "The Cook and Poni Show " on Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM).
Ben has NO personal social networking pages or accounts...
He does NOT have a personal Twitter account, a Facebook page, nor a Myspace page.
If you come across one, it's a fake!
But you can follow his website's Twitter feed and Facebook page to stay updated!
Now THIS is a sweet deal!!
Place an order using the group code of 77-7777 on Sarris Candies’ website and Sarris will donate 25% of the purchase price to Ben’s foundation.
Click on the image above for more info!
A phone call from Ben???
You bet!! Now you can send a personalized phone call (or E-Card) from Ben to a family member or friend for a special occasion!
Click on the image above for more info!
Ben, The Steelers, and Make-A-Wish in 2013-2014
October 24th: Roethlisberger: 'To see the joy is special'
November 15th: Steelers make a wish come true
November 6th: An 8-year old Make-A-Wish Hero
November 1st: Big Ben donates to Make-A-Wish
September 22nd: Making a wish come true and then some
July 25th: A great day on the course for a very good cause
July 9th: The 2nd Annual Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser
June 2nd: Roethlisberger makes impact off the field
April 14th: A Make-A-Wish day to remember
The Ben Roethlisberger FoundationCheck out the Foundation page!
Click on the image below for information on The Giving Back Fund:
If you would like to donate to Ben's Foundation:
Happy Birthday Wishes To
Devin Becker (Feb 26th)
Abby Comes (Feb 26th)
Jamie Mullen (Feb 26th)
Jill Ollier (Feb 26th)
Craig Reuter (Feb 26th)
Mike Romano (Feb 26th)
Rosy Serrano (Feb 26th)
Bianca Wellen (Feb 26th)
Zack Wingard (Feb 26th)
Jim Baxter (Feb 27th)
Jen Brittain (Feb 27th)
Kenny Cox (Feb 27th)
David Fecich (Feb 27th)
Jennifer Price (Feb 27th)
Tanya Ryan (Feb 27th)
Dan Swierkowki (Feb 27th)
Donna Birks (Feb 28th)
Deana Bowers (Feb 28th)
Debbie Crook (Feb 28th)
Julian Dorr (Feb 28th)
Audrey Henshaw (Feb 28th)
Jordan Mazur (Feb 28th)
Scott Meier (Feb 28th)
Anthony Osborn (Feb 28th)
Courtney Platt (Feb 28th)
Katie Platt (Feb 28th)
Blake Reynolds (Feb 28th)
Cara Blessing (Mar 1st)
Christopher Calkins (Mar 1st)
Sabome Croley (Mar 1st)
Wendy Hodges (Mar 1st)
Shawn Molihan (Mar 1st)
Sulene Motley (Mar 1st)
Brandon Parker (Mar 1st)
Don Slayton (Mar 1st)
Mary Barnes (Mar 2nd)
Larry Coakley (Mar 2nd)
Jason Alec Cooper (Mar 2nd)
Manda Daniels (Mar 2nd)
Tia Fritz (Mar 2nd)
Diana Gay (Mar 2nd)
Scottie Mason (Mar 2nd)
Becky Oratto (Mar 2nd)
Blake Pschier (Mar 2nd)
Jillian Scherer (Mar 2nd)
Patty Seaberg (Mar 2nd)
Andrew Williams (Mar 2nd)
Patrick Williams (Mar 2nd)
Terri E. Wright (Mar 2nd)
Jan Zella (Mar 2nd)
Ed Bachner (Mar 3rd)
Dawn Hoover (Mar 3rd)
Lisa Konstanzer (Mar 3rd)
Don McDonough (Mar 3rd)
Meghan Miller (Mar 3rd)
Will Spencer (Mar 3rd)
Isabella Ciufo (Mar 4th)
Robert Clark (Mar 4th)
Andrew Daniels (Mar 4th)
Michelle DeGore (Mar 4th)
Jeremy D. Gose (Mar 4th)
Tyler Holcomb (Mar 4th)
Grant Nelson (Mar 4th)
Jennifer Butler (Mar 5th)
Vincent Kvarna (Mar 5th)
Moses Love, II (Mar 5th)
Michael Mason (Mar 5th)
Rany Sidiaren (Mar 5th)
Judi Anthony (Mar 6th)
Kevin Baylor (Mar 6th)
Chrissy Burke (Mar 6th)
Ben Cleary (Mar 6th)
Buster Davis (Mar 6th)
Cindy Delp (Mar 6th)
Deane Denzien (Mar 6th)
Shawn LaRue (Mar 6th)
Ron McKown, Jr. (Mar 6th)
Debbie Nicklow (Mar 6th)
Jayden Champion (Mar 7th)
Alexis Ford (Mar 7th)
Leviathian Kane (Mar 7th)
Sam Locario (Mar 7th)
Danielle London Petek (Mar 7th)
Josh Neal (Mar 7th)
Blake Rauch (Mar 7th)
Would you like BigBen7 to post a birthday wish for you or someone else? Just email me with the name, and the birth month and day! Birthdays are posted on Fridays for the coming week.
NOTE: Birthday greeting requests must be sent before the birthday month starts and prior to the posting of the new week's list. Otherwise, they will be put on the calendar for the next year.
All fans on the Birthday Wishes list are eligible to win one of Ben's game-used autographed cleats, courtesy of Ben himself!
(Damien Thompson was Ben's July, 2014 winner)
A birthday winner's name will be drawn and notified at the end of each month in which their birthday was recognized.
*Congratulations to Justin Tull. He was our Birthday Wishes winner for January!
You can see photos of the Birthday Wishes winners here.
Thank you to ALL of our sponsors for the 2014 Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser & Invitational Golf Tournament
You can get info about both events here.
Ronald McDonald House Charities - Pittsburgh Area
For more information and to donate, click on the image link below:
Big Ben's BBQ SauceGo with what the Pro's use:
Big Ben's BBQ Sauce sales and fundraising have helped raise over $150,000 for his favorite charities, including The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation!
King Street Sports BarIf you are visiting or vacationing in South Carolina....
Stop by King Street Grille with locations in Charleston, Kiawah Island, James Island, Mt. Pleasant and Myrtle Beach!
"Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is part owner of the Charleston-based chain that is decked out in full Steelers theme. However, King Street Grille doesn't play favorites, it's a sports bar where all sports fans and fanatics are welcomed.
"If you're looking to catch up on sports highlights or catch a game, then this is the spot." -- Sun News Restaurant Review, July 29, 2010.
Book - The C.H.I.L.D. Game Plan
Written By: Bruce A. Tollner, Rep 1 Sports
Foreword by: Stephen R. Covey, #1 Bestselling Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"
Ben on the book: "As a quarterback, I have played on some championship teams—and I have experienced some painful losses. Regardless of the outcome of any one game, my dad has been there to cheer me on. Whether I throw a winning touchdown pass or an interception, I know my dad is there to say, 'Good job, Son, I am proud of you!' My parents have had a major influence on the way I live life, as well as the way I play football. Because of their influence, and that of my coaches and others, I am blessed to be able to live out a childhood dream to play professional football. The C.H.I.L.D. Game Plan can help you to help your child live out their childhood dreams. Read this book, and put together a winning game plan for your child."—Ben Roethlisberger, two-time Super Bowl Champion Quarterback, Pittsburgh Steelers
To order your copy, just click on the image link above!
Book - Sidelined: Overcoming Odds through Unity, Passion, and Perseverance
Written By: Chuck Pagano with Bruce A. Tollner, Rep 1 Sports
Foreword by: Tony Dungy
Ben on the Cover