The Chris Simms top 40 NFL QB countdown, No. 14: Ben Roethlisberger

Chris Simms top 40 NFL QB: Ben Roethlisberger
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He has played in all 16 regular-season games only four times in a 16-year career. He played two games last year. But Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is still good enough to land in the top 15 of the Chris Simms top 40 quarterback countdown.

Big Ben comes in at No. 14.

The two-time Super Bowl champion remains one of the very best quarterbacks in football, a sure-fire Hall of Famers with plenty of gas in the tank, if he can keep the tank from rupturing prematurely, again.

If he can hold it together, he could have another great year — and the Steelers could be in the mix in an AFC that is a bit more wide open with Tom Brady gone. Of course, the Steelers will have to contend with the Ravens and the Chiefs, and that won’t be easy. The better Ben plays, the greater the chance the Steelers will have to thrive.

More from Chris Simms top 40 QBs list:

No. 40: Tua Tagovailoa

No. 39: Dwayne Haskins

No. 38: Mitchell Trubisky

No. 37: Justin Herbert

No. 36: Taysom Hill

No. 35: Jarrett Stidham

No. 34: Tyrod Taylor

No. 33: Jameis Winston

No. 32: Case Keenum

No. 31: Nick Foles

No. 30: Gardner Minshew II

No. 29: Teddy Bridgewater

No. 28: Ryan Fitzpatrick

No. 27: Andy Dalton

No. 26: Joe Burrow

No. 25: Drew Lock

No. 24 Jared Goff

No. 23: Sam Darnold

No. 22: Daniel Jones

No. 21: Baker Mayfield

No. 20: Jimmy Garoppolo

No. 19: Derek Carr

No. 18: Josh Allen

No. 17: Philip Rivers

No. 16: Drew Brees

No. 15: Tom Brady