Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger, Patriots’ Tom Brady have no time for Browns
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Steelers quarterback Ben Roettlisberger have little time for the Cleveland Browns this season.
Brady and Roettlesberger played together for the Steelers in the 1980s and 1990s and have played together as teammates for the last seven seasons.
They are the only quarterbacks in NFL history to win at least nine Super Bowl titles.
Roethisberger and Brady were teammates in Pittsburgh for two seasons and have been teammates for eight years.
Brady has been the Steelers’ starting quarterback since 2008.
This past season, the Patriots lost to the Steelers 21-14.
It was the first time in franchise history that Brady has lost to a playoff team.
The Patriots won seven of their last eight games and finished the regular season at 1-5.
This is the third consecutive season that Brady had fewer than four touchdown passes.
Roettisberger, meanwhile, is 6-3 in his past seven starts.
He has a 4.38-second winning percentage and leads the NFL with 20 touchdown passes, including nine against the Browns.
“I think Ben has some work to do,” Patriots coach Bill Belichick said.
Roethsberger has made nine of 10 interceptions in the Patriots’ past five games, including four against the Cleveland Bengals. “
But we’ve got guys that can step up and take care of the ball and play well, and they can do that.”
Roethsberger has made nine of 10 interceptions in the Patriots’ past five games, including four against the Cleveland Bengals.
Brady is 5-0 in his last five starts against the Patriots, with a 3.25-second win percentage.
The Browns, meanwhile: They lost to Detroit 24-14 on Sunday and lost to Washington 26-17 on Sunday.
The Ravens have won seven straight home games and four of their past five.
Baltimore has won its past five matchups with the Patriots.
The Bears defeated Chicago 27-21 in Chicago in Week 2.