Ben Roethlisberger’s comments last week had many inquiring about the state of his confidence. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback has since said his “maybe I don’t have it anymore” statement was made merely out of frustration. This week, his confidence meter seems to be moving upward.
“They can question me. I don’t question myself,” Roethlisberger told reporters on Wednesday, via Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. “No offense to any of you guys, but it doesn’t matter to me how you guys question me.”
The questions are warranted on the heels of a career-worst 5-interceptions performance out of the 14-veteran quarterback. Yet, Roethlisberger insists that the Steelers are in a good place and there is no panic in the team’s locker room.
“We’re still on top of the AFC North. We’re right there in the hunt in the AFC,” Roethlisberger said. “I think you guys are much more panicked than we are. As you can see, I’m not real shaken by last week or nervous or worried. We’re ready to go.”
Pittsburgh’s current footing atop the AFC North certainly helps matters.
Week 6 will serve as a great measuring stick for Roethlisberger and the Steelers. Pittsburgh takes on the Kansas City Chiefs, a club many believe is the best team in the NFL right now. One key component that will aid Roethlisberger through his struggles is running back Le’Veon Bell. The last time Bell faced the Chiefs the running back torched them for 170 yards.
All 22 noted that Pittsburgh’s offense should run through Bell. That is becoming more and more evident.
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