Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger slams Thursday NFL games

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It would be fair to think that two teams who have won four games on the spin and sit atop their respective divisions would have reason to feel good about themselves but the Steelers and Titans will kick off on Thursday night not in particularly buoyant mood.

"It's easier because that is something you have, it's been in since day one", said Roethlisberger. "Just play on Mondays and Sundays". It's hard to execute sharp game plans when you're still exhausted.

Add Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to the list that already included Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin and Bills lineman Richie Incognito, players unafraid to describe what's happening in Thursday night football games that they believe shouldn't exist.

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"This isn't just a defense, this is a Dick LeBeau defense", said Ben Roethlisberger. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said nearly the same thing in an interview with Pittsburgh's 93.7 The Fan on Monday. From an injury perspective, he's rallied against it, as have many other players. They're looking to clear a path to a potential first-round bye in the postseason in the AFC, and a win over the Titans would surely help to get them there.

"Everything, and I don't know", said Roethlisberger. "You're beat up, you're banged up, it's a very violent, physical game we play". The Steelers will provide a tough challenge for Marcus Mariota and the Titans offense, and it could be a big test to see how they'd potentially fare in the postseason in a month and a half. You've got to let your body recover a little bit. However, there wasn't a franchise on the planet that would've been able to stop Tom Brady and his vendetta of winning a Super Bowl trophy the same season in which he was suspended for 4 games for a suspected violation of the NFL's policy. It's tough to turn around physically because it's such a demanding sport, a demanding game. Get $60 in FREE member football picks from Doc's Sports Service, one of the most trusted names in handicapping! So if they continue to insist on Thursday night, they're doing so knowing that they're risking both player safety and the quality of the game.

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