The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday they have signed veteran quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a new contract for the 2021 season. The Steelers did not disclose the value of the contract. Roethlisberger, 39, was set to play on the final year of a two-year, $68 million contract extension in 2021, but restructured the deal.
Roethlisberger said in a news release: “It is my greatest honor to be a Pittsburgh Steeler and give my all for this organization. I am grateful to be at this stage of my career and more than happy to adjust my contract in a way that best helps the team to address other players who are so vital to our success. I love this game and love to compete, and I believe in this team and my ability to deliver when called upon. It all starts with great preparation and I am ready to go.”
Roethlisberger joined the Steelers as the No. 11 overall pick in the 2004 NFL Draft. He is the Steelers’ franchise leader with 60,348 passing yards, 396 touchdown passes and 233 games played.
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