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BIG BEN QUOTE SHEET OMITS X-RAY EXCHANGE

Well, well, well.
We reported this morning that, on Wednesday, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent an X-ray on his ribs/back.
Roethslisberger declined to comment on the matter when asked about the report during a Thursday press conference by Gregg Rosenthal of NBCSports.com and Rotoworld.com.
Specifically, Roethlisberger was given an opportunity to deny the report, and he opted not to do so.
Curiously, no mention of the exchange appears within the two-page quote sheet distributed by the league in the wake of the press conference.
We’re not sure why the exchange was omitted. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello tells us that neither the teams nor the league are responsible for the information contained in the quote sheets. Instead, the P.R. staff at the Media Center selects the quotes. This year, the effort is headed by Scott Berchtold of the Bills.

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18 Responses to “BIG BEN QUOTE SHEET OMITS X-RAY EXCHANGE”
  1. HarrisonHits says: Jan 29, 2009 4:00 PM

    Well if its not in the quote sheet obviously no one ever asked the questions in the first place.

  2. Mike D says: Jan 29, 2009 4:02 PM

    Our own little Mikey has stumbled, Shaggy and Scooby style, upon a little mystery on his trip to Tampa Bay. “The Case of the Haunted X-Ray” starring Mike “The Little Detective” Florio…

  3. BaltimoreSports says: Jan 29, 2009 4:17 PM

    Don’t worry Cardinals fans…the overrated pussy Worthlessberger will play. Tell your defense to get some pressure on her so she doesn’t throw a lucky hail mary to help win the game for her team for which she is known.

  4. hurst2112 says: Jan 29, 2009 4:28 PM

    BaltimoreSports:
    Raven’s have that ‘We’re 2nd best in the AFC’ parade yet?

  5. superfan99 says: Jan 29, 2009 4:33 PM

    How bad are the Ravens if they lost to an “overrated pussy” three times in one season?

  6. steel_twin says: Jan 29, 2009 4:37 PM

    BaltimoreSports says:
    January 29th, 2009 at 4:17 pm
    Don’t worry Cardinals fans…the overrated pussy Worthlessberger will play. Tell your defense to get some pressure on her so she doesn’t throw a lucky hail mary to help win the game for her team for which she is known.
    ———————–
    You baltimore fans just cant let the fact that we beat you THREE TIMES go.

  7. Frank Burns says: Jan 29, 2009 4:43 PM

    BaltimoreSports says:
    January 29th, 2009 at 4:17 pm
    Don’t worry Cardinals fans…the overrated pussy Worthlessberger will play. Tell your defense to get some pressure on her so she doesn’t throw a lucky hail mary to help win the game for her team for which she is known.
    ——————————–
    Wow of all dudes to be talking smack about Ben — a Ravens fan?
    Yeah, the Ravens had plenty of pressure on Ben the last 3 games. How’d that work out?
    Enjoy the Super Bowl by the way.

  8. TheRon says: Jan 29, 2009 4:49 PM

    Greg Aiello has a lot of time on his hands.

  9. Lord of the Flies says: Jan 29, 2009 4:55 PM

    Bmore…WAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH!!

  10. jbruder02 says: Jan 29, 2009 5:09 PM

    HEY B-MORE, YOU SHOULD PROBABLY WORRY ABOUT YOUR QB, NOT THE ONE THAT BEAT UR AMAZING TEAM THREE TIMES THIS SEASON ALONE.

  11. Bmore Styles says: Jan 29, 2009 5:21 PM

    The X-RAY uncovered what reporters called an excessive amount of sand accumulating in Ben’s vaginal region.
    Sprained toe nails, sore ribs… this guy plays through anything. Will he be wearing the red no contact jersey during the game???

  12. BaltimoreSports says: Jan 29, 2009 5:21 PM

    Oh, no, I am not whining, trust me. It takes a real football fan like me to know how overrated Jen is. She rides the coattails of a very good defense and makes one good play a game. Unfortunately, many Squealer fans like FrankBurns do not know enough about football outside of their stupid team to realize this. FrankBurns is the type of fan who only follows his Stealers from his seat on the bandwagon, and shuts off the television when other teams are being discussed. But give FrankBurns the benefit of the doubt. He is the unfortunate product of either a defective condom or damaged diaphragm…it isn’t his fault.

  13. BaltimoreSports says: Jan 29, 2009 5:50 PM

    jbruder02 says:
    “HEY B-MORE, YOU SHOULD PROBABLY WORRY ABOUT YOUR QB, NOT THE ONE THAT BEAT UR AMAZING TEAM THREE TIMES THIS SEASON ALONE.”
    It amazes me how dumb you squealer fans are. You idiots also possess the shortest memories in all of sports. Our rookie QB helped lead us furter this season than Jen did her rookie year. Remember that year, moron? You got shellacked at HOME by the Pats. Flacco was able to win two playoff games ON THE ROAD. Why would I worry about my QB? It seems as though he has got a tremendous future, and did more his first year than Uselessberger did her’s.

  14. Kevin from Philly says: Jan 29, 2009 6:05 PM

    Balt Sports,
    Your middle name isn’t “Vox” by any chance?

  15. miketomlin says: Jan 29, 2009 6:17 PM

    “It amazes me how dumb you squealer fans are. You idiots also possess the shortest memories in all of sports. Our rookie QB helped lead us furter this season than Jen did her rookie year. Remember that year, moron? You got shellacked at HOME by the Pats. Flacco was able to win two playoff games ON THE ROAD. Why would I worry about my QB? It seems as though he has got a tremendous future, and did more his first year than Uselessberger did her’s. ”
    Actually Big Ben led them to the same spot, and AFC Title Game LOSS. Remember Ben & the Steelers went 15-1 that year and had a BYE WEEK and Home Field Advantage. We both lost in the AFC title game. Same result, different path.
    Go shave Flacco’s Uni-brow.

  16. BaltimoreSports says: Jan 29, 2009 6:22 PM

    miketomlin says:
    “Go shave Flacco’s Uni-brow.”
    Go change Jen’s tampon. Maybe he will actually play well Sunday in this Super Bowl, unlike the last one in which she was awful (Randle El played better at QB), but yet was the beneficiary of the worst officiating in SB history. She is OVEEEERRRRAAAATTTEDDD!!!

  17. BirdWeisErrr says: Jan 29, 2009 6:35 PM

    Drama Queen.
    I can’t help but get the feeling that Ben wants us to think he’s injured so when he has a bad game it can be blamed on the injury and if he has a good game it appears that he “toughed it out and played great”.
    By the end of the season most, if not all, QB’s are banged up but they don’t whine about it like Ben does. Sure he chose not to comment instead of just saying “this is football and most guys playing right now are not 100%”.
    Poor Betty has a little gas under her rib cage. If she plays poorly we’ll forgive her and commend her on her courage. If she plays great we’ll talk about how tough she is.
    All of that is just my opinion of course. It does get sickening though.
    The real tough guys, IMO, are the ones that don’t complain.

  18. Frank Burns says: Jan 29, 2009 8:37 PM

    BaltimoreSports says:
    January 29th, 2009 at 5:50 pm
    jbruder02 says:
    It amazes me how dumb you squealer fans are. You idiots also possess the shortest memories in all of sports. Our rookie QB helped lead us furter this season than Jen did her rookie year. Remember that year, moron? You got shellacked at HOME by the Pats. Flacco was able to win two playoff games ON THE ROAD.
    ——————————————————————-
    So you’re actually claiming that Joe Flacco won those games for the Ravens? Yeah, 9 for 23 for what, 120 yards, put him in Canton right now!
    And you’re talking about OTHERS being dumb? Dude you DEFINE it.
    Ha ha — Flacco won those games. Ha ha ha ha ha…
    Oh and enjoy the Super Bowl, both you and ppdoc.

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