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Findlay Still Struggles To Embrace Roethlisberger

4, 2011

By most measures, Ben Roethlisberger is one of the best quarterbacks in professional football: he’s been selected to two Pro Bowls and won two Super Bowls in his first seven seasons. But even as the 28-year-old prepares to start his third Super Bowl for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, many people in his hometown of Findlay, Ohio still struggle to embrace him because of his off-the-field troubles.

Roethlisberger Accident Revives Helmet Debate

June 14, 2006

Steelers Quarterback and Ohio native Ben Roethlisberger continues to improve following his motorcycle accident in Pittsburgh on Monday. Roethlisberger was not wearing a motorcycle helmet. He broke his jaw and other bones in his face and lost several teeth. The accident has renewed the helmet debate in Ohio, where most motorcyclists aren’t required to wear them.