Former National Football League general manager Mike Tannenbaum said Thursday during an appearance on ESPN's Get Up that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback and former Miami University standout Ben Roethlisberger is "going to be bad" during the upcoming NFL season, and Tannenbaum expects Big Ben "to be benched by the middle of the season."
"He's had a great career. It's over," Tannenbaum continued. "They're paying Ben Roethlisberger for what he used to do, not what he's going to do in the future. And those three other quarterbacks in the AFC North are getting better. He's getting older. And that's a big problem for the Steelers long term."
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Earlier this week, Tannenbaum - the New York Jets' GM for several seasons who last served as the Miami Dolphins' executive vice president of football operations - said Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert - not Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow - was the best player in the 2020 NFL Draft and will be the league's next great star QB.
Roethlisberger, 39, worked out a new 2021 contract with the Steelers in March.
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