By Isaac Leicht, Steelers Correspondent, Wed, Nov 26th 3:14pm EST
Coming of his bye week and prepping to face the Saints in Week 13, Ben Roethlisberger is in the midst of his best statistical season. He's on pace for 4,800 passing yards and 35 TDs by the end of December. When asked about potential MVP aspirations, Big Ben responded, "If you asked any player that's won MVP awards and never won a Super Bowl, I'm sure they'd trade that in in a heartbeat." Roethlisberger also told ESPN on Wednesday, "[An MVP] is a great thing. It would still be a reflection of how our offense has played. To me, that Super Bowl is the ultimate goal." (Source: Jeremy Fowler, ESPN
Fantasy Impact: With Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell and breakout rookie WR Martavis Bryant catching passes, Ben's got all the weapons a QB could ask for. Roethlisberger is poised for a solid game this week in a potential shootout against Drew Brees and the Saints soft, banged up secondary. If you aren't holding a sure fire stud QB, start Ben with confidence. As for the rest of the fantasy season, Big Ben is boom or bust week in and out. When he makes plays, he makes them big. When he makes mistakes, he makes them big too. But he sure is fun to watch.