Roethlisberger Says Falcons Player Taunted Him About Head Injury

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger told reporters Wednesday that an Atlanta Falcons player taunted him after Roethlisberger suffered the head injury that knocked him from the two teams' game last Sunday.

Roethlisberger refused to identify the player.

"They made a little comment, but I won't bring it up right now," Roethlisberger said.

Roethlisberger suffered a concussion. His playing status this week is uncertain but he participated in the Steelers' practice Wednesday.

He also suffered a concussion in the June motorcycle accident that required him to undergo seven hours of surgery to repair facial fractures.

By Mark Maske |  October 26, 2006; 8:55 AM ET  | Category:  Falcons , Steelers
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Look, that's football. He probably taunted him when he didn't think he was injured.

That's why they are DEFENSIVE players! Most defensive players are generally different characters than offensive players. I started to question Rothlesberger a little. Remember when the Carson Palmer said he hates the steelers and Big Ben said he didn't know why he said that? You need to have some PASSION for the game. i know you are getting paid a lot, but come on.

All call this the Redskin effect. Have all the $$, but have no motivation.......

Posted by: 4th Floor | October 26, 2006 9:02 AM

Did he "taunt" or "Make a little comment"?

Is "taunt" your word or his?

Posted by: Blog man | October 26, 2006 5:38 PM

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