Rooney: Steelers started contract talks with Big Ben

The Pittsburgh Steelers are attending to work on a contract extension for Ben Roethlisberger.
“Ben has one extra year left on his existing contract and we’ve already started talking to him and his representative about extending that contract,” team president Art Rooney II stated Wednesday, by the team’s official web page online. “So, I mediate that Ben has some correct years left. He is aloof, I’d instruct, shut to being in the prime of his profession.”

Mountainous Ben has three hundred and sixty five days left on his contract that calls for a wage cap hit of $23.2 million, with a spoiled wage of $12 million and a $5 million roster bonus due in March. The Steelers would seemingly see an extension that lowers Roethlisberger’s cap pick in the quick years, pushing off the larger numbers down the avenue.
It is no longer shocking that with a contract extension on the vogue, Mountainous Ben has shut down the aptitude retirement talks this offseason. Rooney notorious that Roethlisberger, presently 36 years extinct, can play out the scale of any recent contract extension.
“And now that we to find quarterbacks around the league which would be taking half in into their 40s, I am no longer sure there would possibly be any reason Ben can not play for plenty of extra years. So we’re taking a see forward to that,” Rooney stated.
Any recent extension would seemingly be sure Mountainous Ben spends his complete profession in Pittsburgh.

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