Just a few days ago, Big Ben made some of the worst comments a teammate can make to a rookie like Le’Veon Bell. In this day and age, all the players read what people say about them and I am super sure Bell has heard what Big Ben said. If Bell has an ounce of dignity and pride, he is going to tear up the Vikings defense this week. Here is what Big Ben said:
“Honestly, I have no idea with him,” Roethlisberger said of Bell on KDKA-FM in Pittsburgh. “You can’t get a read on him. One day, he’s practicing. One day, he’s not; one day, he’s going hard, the next day, he’s not. I wish I could.”
Based on his comments, Roethlisberger seems unsure if Bell is doing everything he can to recover from a foot injury he suffered in the Steelers second preseason game.
“If he was a guy like Heath Miller that you knew was busting his butt every day…” Roethlisberger said. “Le’Veon is a rookie, I don’t know him quite well enough yet. But if he can come back and help us, we’ll take him.”
I personally feel that Big Ben was wrong for this comment, I don’t agree with calling out your players. If he was playing better the team would win as well. You cannot control an injury, but this week keep an eye on Bell. A matter of fact if you have him in fantasy football start him. He is going for a 100 yards this week. He will make Big Ben put a foot in his mouth. How can someone who has problems with keeping his hands off of girls have a problem with someone that has an injury? Maybe Big Ben should go back to Miami of (OHIO) and study Ethics and Conduct in the workplace.
I am calling it Pittsburgh WINS, but it will not be because of Big Ben, rather his rookie that he is unsure of will win the game for them.