Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger

Ben Roethlisberger Player Overview

Roethlisberger has had 23 documented injuries during his NFL career. He lost just 1 game to a torn meniscus in his left knee in 2016. An MCL sprain to the same knee cost Roethlisberger 4 games in 2015. Last year, though, he only missed Week 17 after the Steelers clinched their playoff seed. Roethlisberger has averaged just 1.6 rushing attempts per game over the past 5 years, while completing 65.5% of his passes and generating a 5.1% passing-TD rate.


Chance of Injury in 2020: question mark 41.5%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 3.3%
Projected Games missed for 2020: question mark 0.6
Durability: question mark 18

Medium Risk


Ben Roethlisberger Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Sep 15, 2019 NFL Arm Elbow Tear Roethlisberger suffered an elbow injury in Week Two against the Seattle Seahawks. He had surgery and he is expected back for the 2020 season
Dec 9, 2018 NFL Chest Rib Fracture Roethlisberger didn't miss any games, despite dealing with cracked ribs.
Oct 16, 2016 NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Big Ben missed just 1 game following surgery.
Jan 9, 2016 NFL Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain Roethlisberger had an AC sprain with torn ligaments in his throwing shoulder, yet he missed 0 games.
Nov 29, 2015 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Roethlisberger was concussed late in the 4th quarter. He suited up the following week.
Nov 8, 2015 NFL Pedal Foot Sprain Big Ben sprained his left foot but returned to play the following week.
Sep 27, 2015 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Roethlisberger took a sack at an awkward angle and had to be carted off the field.
Sep 29, 2013 NFL Hand Finger Dislocation In Week 4, Big Ben dislocated his right index finger but continued playing.
Nov 12, 2012 NFL Chest Rib Separation Roethlisberger separated his throwing shoulder and dislocated a rib vs. Kansas City.
Nov 12, 2012 NFL Shoulder S/C Joint Separation Big Ben dislocated a joint in his shoulder against the Chiefs, causing him to miss the next three weeks.
Aug 4, 2012 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Ben sprained an ankle when an offensive lineman stepped on him.
Dec 8, 2011 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Roethlisberger sprained his left ankle around halftime against the Browns in Week 14 but returned for the second half.
Nov 13, 2011 NFL Hand Thumb Fracture Roethlisberger didn't miss a snap in Week 10 action vs. the Bengals.
Oct 2, 2011 NFL Pedal Foot Sprain In Week 4 against the Texans, Roethlisberger suffered a foot sprain but played through it.
Dec 5, 2010 NFL Head Nose Fracture Big Ben didn't miss a snap despite his injury.
Nov 28, 2010 NFL Pedal Foot Fracture What was first thought of as a sprain turned out to be a foot fracture for Big Ben. He played the following week and didn't miss any game time.
Nov 22, 2009 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Roethlisberger missed 1 game with his concussion.
Aug 20, 2009 NFL Pedal Achilles Pull Grade 1 Big Ben suffered a pulled achilles against the Bengals in the preseason and missed Week 1 as a result.
Oct 22, 2006 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Ben took a nasty helmet to helmet hit from Chauncey Davis.