Franco Harris believes Ben Roethlisberger belongs in NFL Corridor of Fame

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Franco Harris expects Ben Roethlisberger to join him in Canton, OH once his season is up because he’s a “winner”.

Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers kick off the NFL preseason against the Dallas Cowboys in the 2021 NFL Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.

The Steelers franchise will add two more contestants to the NFL Hall of Fame, Guard Alan Faneca and Scout Bill Nunn, who was awarded John Stallworth and Jack Lambert to the Steelers Super Bowl championship teams of the 1970s.

Franco would like to see more Steelers join him one day, especially Roethlisberger, who may be starting his final season. Does Harris believe that Roethlisberger has already earned his place among the greats?

“Definitely, but it would help if we won another Super Bowl,” Harris told FanSided.

Roethlisberger ranks 8th of all time with just over 60,000 pass yards, but is not considered an elite passer, his numbers are inflated due to the era in which he played. Harris underlined his most impressive quality.

“How about the word winner“Said Harris. “That’s what it’s about and Ben is a winner. We’d all like to have great statistics, you know what, I’d rather win the Super Bowl. I’d rather win the Super Bowl than be the leading rusher in the league. Those are the things that you look at. “

Roethlisberger has two Super Bowl wins on his résumé. His statistics are almost great: 8th all-time with 396 touchdown passes, 6th all-time pass completions (5050), 29th in interceptions.

Roethlisberger will add to his statistics for at least one more season. The door is open on both sides, maybe to move on in 2022. Harris sees a way for Roethlisberger to keep winning.

“I think it has a lot to do with the timing of the team and the staff,” said Harris. “When you’re a seasoned player and you’re with a really good young team, that’s exciting and it helps. We have to see that the team comes together. “

Rookie running back Najee Harris should do some of that help. The hard worker is expected to make an immediate difference. Harris is optimistic but also hesitant to predict immediate success.

“My thing is to wait and see the rookies and take a look at my first five games,” said Harris. “Najee has a lot of talent, a lot of potential, but we know that in the NFL, it takes a lot of things to conform. Above all, it starts with you and your mental and physical attitude. “

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