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Ben Roethlisberger Doesn’t Want To Hear About Steelers Rebuilding

by Glenn Erby | Posted on Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
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Ben Roethlisberger has squelched any rumor that he wants to be traded, but the Steelers star quarterback has also made it known that he wants no part of a rebuilding situation.

Roethlisberger made it clear that he that he’s focused on getting the Steelers back to relevance immediately, not two years from now.

“I look at it as every year, every game that I play, we’re going to be the best we can be. I hate it when people say you’re rebuilding because to me that’s a slap in the face to the people that are out there playing,” Roethlisberger said Tuesday on his weekly show on 93.7 The Fan, via the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “You sit there and say, ‘They’re young, they’re rebuilding, but what about the guys that are out there playing?’

“You think they’re sitting there telling themselves, ‘Oh, it’s OK [to lose], it’s a rebuilding year.’ No, they’re out there trying to bust their butt, and that includes me.”

Roethlisberger also reiterated that he had no intentions of quitting on the Steelers either.

“No one wants to win more than I do. It pains me to lose football games, it pains me to lose at anything,” Roethlisberger said. “That’s just who I am. So that’s why I’m going to do everything I can to turn it around and win football games. . . .

“Just because the season started bad doesn’t mean I’m going to quit on the season.”

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  1. bob graff says:

    Well he’s right about one thing they are not rebuilding. They are just playing with players that aren’t as good as those on the other team.The Steelers have not begun a rebuilding process. At the end of the year every team sits down and reflects upon the season and there current roster. The problem is that haven’t been honest with themselves as it pertains to the quality of our roster.

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