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Big Ben's Career in a nutshell:

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by steelersfan35, Feb 7, 2020.

  1. steelersfan35

    steelersfan35 Well-Known Member

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    College - 2010 = Young, Wild, and Free) Acted immature while making costly mistakes along the way.

    2011 - Present = Settled down, got married, went back to college to finish his degree, becoming more mature as he grew up.

    On an extra note, even though some athletes may struggle with immaturity and responsibility early in their careers, I'm glad that Ben changed has himself for the better.
     
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  2. Smitch89

    Smitch89 Well-Known Member

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    Ben's still a douche lol
     
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  3. Diamond

    Diamond Well-Known Member

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    Yep, an all round over paid prima donna:
     
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  4. Steel Hog

    Steel Hog Well-Known Member

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    Just like many others in professional sports.
     
  5. BigBensBigBong

    BigBensBigBong Well-Known Member

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    Eh, not too much a prima donna. I think he falls short of that definition. Not a self promoter.

    The ultimate non prima donna would be Eli Manning who was of the same draft class and is retiring. We did pretty good picking Ben.
     
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  6. Roonatic

    Roonatic Well-Known Member

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    Ben has his issues but who doesn't?
     
  7. Formerscribe

    Formerscribe Well-Known Member

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    That's why I never had trouble rooting for the Steelers even after the worst of the accusations against him. Every team has players with questionable character. There are quite a few bad guys in the NFL and some of them are players we think of as good guys. They just cover it up well in public.

    My issue was with the OP, definitively stating that he is a different guy. I'm not so sure of that. I hope it's true.
     
  8. Stone

    Stone Well-Known Member

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    Wouldn't it be nice if any of us really knew the truth about what kind of guy he is?
     
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  9. Smitch89

    Smitch89 Well-Known Member

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    I think we all know what kinda guy he is.. He's not a good one but he wins football games and that's all I care about
     
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  10. Stone

    Stone Well-Known Member

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    Like I said, wouldn't it be nice if we "really" knew. We can all form opinions but that's all they are is opinions.
     
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  11. Iowasteeljim

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    I'm not so sure I REALLY want to know any professional athlete.
     
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  12. Hanratty#5

    Hanratty#5 Well-Known Member

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    Ben won 2 rings during the wild and free stage of his life and zero during the married and mature part of his life.
     
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  13. steelersfan35

    steelersfan35 Well-Known Member

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    So what does that tell us?
     
  14. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

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    All I know is the Steelers have paid him North of 200 million for 2 superbowls
    Not nearly enough production for this kind of money.
     
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  15. Roonatic

    Roonatic Well-Known Member

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    :eek:
     
  16. jeh1856

    jeh1856 Still working on the training

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    And a few members on this board.

    Heck, I’m not really sure I know me.
     
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  17. jeh1856

    jeh1856 Still working on the training

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    I’m thinking there are fans from 25+ other teams message boards who would debate this with you.

    Although, they aren’t nearly as knowledgeable as you and I. :drinks:
     
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  18. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

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    Agree
     
  19. Roonatic

    Roonatic Well-Known Member

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    Ahem...three SBs, two Lombardi's. I'll take it and give me another.
     
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  20. SteelerNole

    SteelerNole Well-Known Member

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    Apparently Diamond and Smitch.
     
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  21. KnoxVegasSteel

    KnoxVegasSteel Well-Known Member

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    Try looking in the mirror.
     
  22. groutbrook

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    I know a couple, but they're pro fishermen. I'm not sure if they count...
     
  23. Jammasterc

    Jammasterc Well-Known Member

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    His wife makes him take out the trash.
     
  24. mytake

    mytake Well-Known Member

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    Or some of the posters on this message board. Thankfully, some of the posters here may not want to know me.
     
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  25. BigBensBigBong

    BigBensBigBong Well-Known Member

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    Ok. Somebody get Sergeant Schultz video saying "I know nothing, NOTHING!"
     

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