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Roethlisberger retires at 39: Time to 'hang up my cleats'

PITTSBURGH (AP) No more comebacks for Ben Roethlisberger.

The longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback announced his retirement on Thursday, saying it was "time to clean out my locker, hang up my cleats" after 18 seasons, two Super Bowls, countless team records and a spot in the Hall of Fame all but secure.

"I don't know how to put into words what the game of football has meant to me and what a blessing it has been," Roethlisberger, 39, said in a video message. "But I know with confidence I have given my all to the game; I am overwhelmed with gratitude for what it has given me."

AFC North Division
xy-Cincinnati 1070.588
x-Pittsburgh 971.559
Cleveland 890.471
Baltimore 890.471
Full Standings
Pass Yds: B. Roethlisberger3740
Pass TDs: B. Roethlisberger22
Rush Yds: N. Harris1200
Rush TDs: N. Harris7
Rec Yds: D. Johnson1161
Rec TDs: D. Johnson8
Int: A. Witherspoon3
Sacks: T. Watt22.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5361 (23)
Passing Yards: 4017 (15)
Rushing Yards: 1583 (29)
Points per game: 20.2 (21)
Yards per game: 315.4 (23)
Touchdowns: 33 (26)
Field Goals: 36 (3)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 6139 (24)
Passing Yards: 3977 (10)
Rushing Yards: 2483 (32)
Points per game: 23.4 (20)
Yards per game: 361.1 (24)
Touchdowns: 41 (13)
Field Goals: 34 (30)
Date Player Transactions
1/27 B. Roethlisberger retired
1/26 C. Nizialek signed
1/24 R. Coward pract. squad del
1/24 K. Joseph pract. squad del
1/24 A. Miller pract. squad del
1/24 J. Simon pract. squad del
1/24 A. Miller signed
1/21 T. Edmunds signed
1/21 C. Green signed
1/19 C. Kuntz re-signed One-year extension (through 2022)
Date Player Status
1/9 P. Harvin III not injury related (Questionable)
1/9 K. Green calf (Questionable)
1/7 B. Johnson foot (IR)
1/3 P. Harvin III not injury related (Questionable)
1/3 B. Johnson foot (Out)
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