Archived from the original on January 26, In Week 6 against the Cleveland Brownsafter being suspended for the first four games of the season under the NFL player conduct policy, Roethlisberger returned to the Steelers during their Week 5 bye week. Roethlisberger became only the third athlete in Miami football history to have his number retired, joining John Pont and Bob Hitchens. Wearing a helmet is optional in Pennsylvania only for operators who currently possess and have had a motorcycle license for at least two years. Miami RedHawks starting quarterbacks. Retrieved April 13,
His 4, yards were tied for most on the season with Drew Breesbut Roethlisberger reached the mark with fewer completions.
Roethlisberger completed a deep pass to rookie wide receiver Antonio Brown for 58 yards and Rashard Mendenhall's rushing touchdown put the Steelers ahead for good, 31—24, with 1: Brown carried the Steelers for parts of this game. Retrieved June 12, Roethlisberger's number being retired was the first time in 34 years Miami retired a football jersey number. On June 19, the Pittsburgh police announced that Roethlisberger would be cited for failure to wear a helmet and failure to operate in his license class. In the season, he made his collegiate debut against Michigancompleting 18 of 35 passes for yards and two touchdowns.
He was near-perfect on the night, completing 14 of 17 passes for yards and two touchdowns. A post shared by William Gay southcity22 on Mar 12, at Roethlisberger had one of the worst passing games of his career, completing just nine of 21 passes for yards and two interceptions; his passer rating of The Bengals' backup quarterback, Jon Kitnacame in and led the Bengals to leads of 10—0 and 17—7. Wikinews has related news: