With Russell Wilson's search-engine love letter to Ciara sparking the conversation, the folks at the Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz decided to break down cool quarterbacks -- as Le Batard put it, "guys who exude cool."
"No, he exudes looking like what your 4-year-old child might draw if asked to draw a human," Le Batard said.
Actually, this is a fairly pertinent topic when it comes to Roethlisberger, because he's made efforts in recent years to tone down the coolness. One could argue his attempts at cool got him in trouble early in his career. He's in a it's-good-to-be-uncool phase of his career.
Roethlisberger isn't trying to exude anything other than football. He goes for the bushy beard look in season. Clearly not cool. He doesn't exactly inspire GQ photo shoots with his press conferences. He doesn't seem to crave endorsements. And all that's OK.
He does have two factors in his favor here.
His nickname, Big Ben, is one of the game's best.
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