Ben Roethlisberger Disappointed Steelers Not Getting Any More Money From Rogers
By Manuel McRobotface
PITTSBURGH—Following the Steelers’ playoff defeat to the Green Bay Packers last Sunday, Ben Roethlisberger expressed disappointment that the company that provides the majority of his entertainment income would not be able to profit from tickets or merchandise sales. “I can’t believe the money they’re throwing at us,” said the retired Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, adding that he was entirely disappointed that the Rogers cable network would not be able to profit from any of the Steelers’ games, as it provides 75 percent of the team’s entertainment income. “They’re spending a ton of money on commercials, and I’m not even going to get a chunk of the profits we’ve made on the Steelers since it’s a major part of what we sell. They’re getting away with murder.” At press time, Roethlisberger was reportedly disappointed that the NFL was not making any more money off of the Steelers’ performances, as the majority of their sales are attributed to ticket and merchandise sales.