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Ben: 'It Was Brutal'

Roethlisberger, Cole in 2008 (Hallowell/Getty)

After the last time he faced the Philadelphia Eagles' pass rush, Ben Roethlisberger wondered if he could continue playing the game. He hopes things have changed since then.

PITTSBURGH – Since "sacks" became an official statistic back in 1982, the Philadelphia Eagles have 1,366 of them – the most in the NFL. The last time they played the Pittsburgh Steelers, in 2008, they had nine. Ben Roethlisberger took eight of them before he was knocked out of the game by Brian Dawkins in the fourth quarter. "It was brutal," said Roethlisberger. "I remember after the game going to... Recommended Stories

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