Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

For the Record: Big Ben & the Divisional Round

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

For the Record: Big Ben & the Divisional Round

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Ben Roethlisberger tied a Steelers record with his 19th playoff start Sunday. It was his sixth in a divisional round game -- the round that is one win shy of the conference title game. His divisional record (road games shaded):

W: Jets, 20-17

Jan. 15, 2005

* Stats: 17 for 30, 171 yards, 1 TD, 2 INTs

* Skinny: Jets kicker Doug O'Brien misses two late field goal attempts opening the door for Jeff Reed to win the game in overtime.

W: Colts, 21-18

Jan. 15, 2006

* Stats: 14 for 24, 197 yards, 2 TD passes, 1 INT

* Skinny: Roethlisberger makes a game-saving tackle on Nate Harper, Mike Vanderjagt misses a FG and the Steelers hold on.

W: Chargers, 35-24

Jan. 11, 2009

* Stats: 17 for 26, 181 yards, 1 TD pass, 0 INT

* Skinny: Willie Parker runs for 146 yards, Santonio Holmes returns a punt 67 yards for a TD and Roethlisberger leads a methodical offense. …

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