Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback and two-time Super Bowl champion Ben Roethlisberger admitted in the spring that he is “motivated” by critics and doubters. He also said he approaches every season as if it could be his last.
As Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio noted, insider Ryan Burr reports via Twitter that the 39-year-old signal caller may seem to be throwing the “big” off his famous nickname.
“Ben camp says the biggest concern is weight loss,” Burr explained. “He has been so driven ever since [the] the season ended. Source says his diet is stricter than [Tom] Brady. “
Back in May, a the report appeared the disgruntled Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers had at least taken some aspects of “The TB12 method“pushed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers starter Tom Brady and coach Alex Guerrero. While some may immediately spot the idea of Roethlisberger following strict dietary guidelines throughout the low season and summer months, Burr offered an answer to such individuals: