Ben Roethlisberger has signed a two-year extension with the Steelers, which will keep him in Pittsburgh through the 2020 season. Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was the first to report the deal.
Steelers are giving Ben Roethlisberger a new two-year contract extension, to go along with the one year he had left, tying him to Pittsburgh through the 2021 season, per source. https://t.co/9J7s8G38iP
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 24, 2019
Roethlisberger, 37, already was signed through this season, but this new deal likely means that he will finish out his career in Pittsburgh. No more details have been released on the terms of the deal. He has already been to six Pro Bowls and won two Super Bowls with the franchise.
Pittsburgh missed the playoffs last season and have a new feel heading into the season, as Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown have joined new teams.
He has passed for 56,194 yards, 363 touchdowns and 190 interceptions on 64.4 percent completion in his career. He is sixth on the all-time passing list for the NFL. Roethlisberger led the league in passing yards last season.