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Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers don’t have a chance, so let’s go have fun vs Chiefs

Written by Doug Rush

Ben Roethlisberger: Steelers don’t have a chance, so let’s go have fun vs Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers weren’t seen as a playoff team. Ben Roethlisberger was supposed to be making retirement plans.

Yet, the Steelers made the playoffs; hat tip to the Las Vegas Raiders, so they’re now preparing to play the AFC Champions, the Kansas City Chiefs in the opening round of the postseason.

The Chiefs are at home and are a 12.5 point favorite to win. So Roethlisberger knows the situation. Yet, he’s not phased by it.

This possibly could be Roethlisberger’s final game of his career, so he’s treating it like he has nothing to lose. He’s won two Super Bowls in his time and is likely bound for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

But imagine if the Steelers can pull off the upset?

About the author

Doug Rush

Doug Rush is entering his 18th season as a writer. His career dates back to when he was with The Asbury Park Press covering high school football, The Harlem Globetrotters and The Lakewood Blueclaws.


In 2009, he joined Bleacher Report, covering the New York Yankees and New York Giants, amassing over 2 million reader views.


After 2013, he left B/R to join Sports Media 101 to cover the Yankees and Giants. While with Sports Media 101, Rush was named to the Pro Football Writers Association of America. He was there until July of 2016.

In January of 2018, Rush joined USA Today as part of the Giants Wire staff to cover the Giants. He is still currently with them, as he does weekly analysis for them during the season.


In September of 2021, Rush joined Pro Sports Extra, where he will be covering MLB, the NFL, NBA, WWE and AEW.


Doug is from Toms River, New Jersey where he has two children, Carson and Peyton.

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