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Old 11-14-2012, 10:08 PM   #1
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Ben Roethlisberger's rib injury is rare, dangerous
By Gregg Rosenthal
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Roethlisberger says his rib is partially dislocated and he has no timetable to return. The rib problem actually is more severe than his shoulder injury. How rare is the injury? The last time his doctor heard of it was in 1998 with a rugby player.

Roethlisberger told reporters Wednesday that the injury could kill him by pressing against his aorta and puncturing his lung. So that's not good.

Roethlisberger's rib is partially dislocated. Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL.com and NFL Network passes along word from Roethlisberger that his pain level is at a 9 on a scale of 1 to 10. He's only sleeping four hours per night.

"I can move (the arm) around, that's not the issue



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Old 11-14-2012, 10:09 PM   #2
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I say let him play
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Old 11-15-2012, 07:24 AM   #3
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:10 PM   #4
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Most other players, I would consider it a tragedy... and I know he was acquitted (even though the evidence was stacked up against him). In short, I couldn't be more indifferent to Rapistberger's injury, and I would consider the NFL a better league without him, whatever the avenue of getting him out of the league is.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:11 PM   #5
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It's also a matter of him just being a major douche, too.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:16 PM   #6
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He will have time to reflect on his life, between the screams of pain that is.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:24 AM   #7
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Screams of pain coming from his next rape victim?
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:56 AM   #8
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Screams of pain coming from his next rape victim?
Rib injuries are the worse. You try an hold your breath to avoid the pain.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:20 PM   #9
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so this injury to ben could it be delayed karma ?
hope it keeps rape burger in misery for life
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:47 PM   #10
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NFL network reported that there is really no way to protect it, i.e., extra pads won't help. It will have to completely heal before he can play again. Wouldn't be surprised if he's out 6 weeks or more.
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:47 PM   #11
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Realistically any player could die on any play. Just a matter of hitting the right spot at the right(or wrong) time.

Sucks for Ben. Karma is a mofo.

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Old 11-14-2012, 10:50 PM   #12
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Old 11-14-2012, 10:54 PM   #14
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I should say this now, rather than after someone says it.

Do not hope for a players death. It will not end well for you.

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Old 11-14-2012, 11:27 PM   #15
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I should say this now, rather than after someone says it.

Do not hope for a players death. It will not end well for you.

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Old 11-15-2012, 12:57 AM   #16
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I should say this now, rather than after someone says it.

Do not hope for a players death. It will not end well for you.

I hope the Broncos kill Rivers on Sunday.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:44 AM   #17
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Do not hope for a players death. It will not end well for you.

You know what I don't give a **** about the repercussions. I hope that Big Ben............................................... .................................................. .....................lives
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:57 AM   #18
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I think he broke his ****ing neck!
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:01 AM   #19
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Byron Leftwich is the one who i going to get killed (this Sunday that is). I thought his release was slow before, but he looked horrible last weekend when he came in for Ben.

IMO - Charlie Batch is a much better option for the Squealers. He is a pretty good game manager when the running game and defense are clicking.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:42 PM   #20
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Byron Leftwich is the one who i going to get killed (this Sunday that is). I thought his release was slow before, but he looked horrible last weekend when he came in for Ben.

IMO - Charlie Batch is a much better option for the Squealers. He is a pretty good game manager when the running game and defense are clicking.
Yeah that release looked more like a pitches wind up. Almost makes Tebow's throwing motion look normal.
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Old 11-15-2012, 07:32 AM   #21
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:04 AM   #22
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Guy I'm playing in FF this week is a huge Steeler fan, and half of his team is Steelers (Big Ben, Mike Wallace, Redman, Miller and their D), so this hurts all of them... Get well soon Ben.
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:13 AM   #25
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Bens injuries have been piling up over the years. Yet somehow keeps going. He's like That sneaky ****in Russian Boris the bullet dodger from the movie Snatch.
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