Antonio Brown's beef with Ben Roethlisberger was heated, sudden, and so avoidable

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Things between Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger seemed fine.
They had a connection envied by the rest of the league as Brown had the best four-year stretch by a wide receiver in the history of the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers were rolling as a result and always felt like a threat in the AFC, especially when considering Roethlisberger already having a pair of Super Bowl victories to his name.
But early in 2017, the cracks began to show. After the quarterback failed to notice a wide-open Brown during a game against the Ravens, the receiver took his frustrations out on a water cooler. Instead of keeping things behind closed doors, Roethlisberger expressed his thoughts about the sideline outburst on the radio for all to hear. This would become a theme in their beef, as Pittsburgh’s signal-caller had used the tactic with other wide receivers, and would continue to voice his Brown-related opinions on 93.7 The Fan.
It would become apparent that there weren’t many of his teammates that approved of this tactic, but the Steelers coaches and front office didn’t seem to mind. That only exacerbated the issues, and while Big Ben took to the radio, Brown took to Twitter to make himself known. With so much being aired out in the open, the speculation from the media grew and the players were peppered with questions about their relationship.
They did their best to play nice, but by the end of 2018, it had snowballed into something that couldn’t be hidden. Brown was benched for their final game of the season after a spat at practice. It went off the rails from there in a way that all but guarantees we haven’t heard the end of it.
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Edited by Jiazhen Zhang and Mike Das
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Apr 11, 2019




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Big Fudge
Big Fudge Hour ago
If Ben has all this power what's Tomlins job? Why is he there?
The Notorious YouTube
Beef history next should be about Conor and Khabib
Lucas Mundy
Lucas Mundy 7 hours ago
Rip cooler
greenmean1 12 hours ago
Hey Antonio don't take no crap from that big bully Ben Roethlisberger, whip that big ape's ass, kick him in his tiny balls to bring him down to your size and then proceed to bust him up and bust him up real good, beat his ears off, this guy...this guy ...not my kinda guy ! Didn't that big ape also molest a woman ?
Jayce Chua
Jayce Chua 15 hours ago
Hopefully the beef between Damian Lillard and Russell Westbrook can simmer more 😏
Grey CloudNine
Grey CloudNine 15 hours ago
Ben is the cancer that everyone thought AB was. Take away Ben and AB becomes like a Russell Westbrooke, sure he’s a stat padder but he’s still got love for the game and his team. I think AB’s time in Pittsburgh and dealing with Ben kind of molded him into a Ben-like personality and that’s why he’s still acting up.
Joe Nobody
Joe Nobody 23 hours ago
Ben took it in house an AB still blew up. If you cant discuss mistakes made to improve then its time to go...and like ab dont know how scandelous women are.
mango dripp
mango dripp Day ago
beef history: Mel Kiper Jr./Todd McShay
Drew Jackson
Drew Jackson Day ago
Need the Dame Vs Westbrook next
AL Day ago
I just can't wait until Ben retires and Tua tagovailoa takes over for the Steel City
Shrey Patel
Shrey Patel Day ago
Dunwiddie Sixers beef
tommy berardi
I'm a Steeler fan we definitely need Ben 1000 times more.then we need brown
Guillermo M
Guillermo M Day ago
2:29 When did a homeless guy start doing these?
K O R i G A N
I hope big Ben gets too another Superbowl !
bluelizard33 3
Well said abp.
poo smith
poo smith Day ago
Do Tom Wilson on the capitals vs. Jamie Oleksiak on the penguins
Kainoa Mori
Kainoa Mori Day ago
Nike vs adidas
Jacob Polski
Jacob Polski Day ago
Sebastian Lee
Sebastian Lee 2 days ago
@SB Nation any plans do beef history for other sports? like maybe tennis, F1 racing, cycling?
Derek Thomas
Derek Thomas 2 days ago
this blows lol
Sam Arras
Sam Arras 2 days ago
8:37 that was funny asf though 💀
dsgb 27
dsgb 27 2 days ago
Big Ben is a bitch
Duke City Nate
Duke City Nate 2 days ago
Bens a punk they ain’t gonna do shit with out AB now. Dude made the Steelers 2 best players leave! He’s obviously not no leader. Steelers need to get rid of him and start to rebuild
Hemingway7261 2 days ago
Can we get a beef history on A-Rod and Dallas Braden's mother?
Go Vikings
Go Vikings 2 days ago
Great summary you only forgot to mention when big ben said brown should’ve run a better route on that int against denver
Makai Brown
Makai Brown 2 days ago
AB waa pretty justified in some of these things but some didn't need to be done. Ben shouldve respected him and build a relationship with him
phelpsboltusa 87
phelpsboltusa 87 3 days ago
You should have said the internet never forgets.
Robert Lowe
Robert Lowe 3 days ago
Juju and brown?
Loner Yee
Loner Yee 3 days ago
*Peace & Love*
JokerBoyz99 3 days ago
can you do a ab and juju beef video???
Taylor W.
Taylor W. 3 days ago
ThangOd AB & LB are gone
we dabest
we dabest 3 days ago
Cant wait till ben simmons and jared dudly in like 5 years
Chris 3 days ago
NFL=Ghetto monkey ball just another reason why I dont watch
Tobias cute
Tobias cute 3 days ago
Soon AB put Ben ass on blast I knew he was leaving
Ty Calvert
Ty Calvert 3 days ago
My therapist actually knew AB at Central Michigan. She was an upperclass cheerleader and they would pair them with freshmen athletes as a sort of advisory thing.
Josh Pratt
Josh Pratt 3 days ago
he has the hardest position in the ganme u have to work as a team to take the stress off of him and get open for a good pass if ur not doing that and he knows u can hes gonna get frustrated idk why hes crying
W. Dearth
W. Dearth 3 days ago
Fuck Brown. Watching his implosion in Oakland this year should be satisfying.
Oliver Hall
Oliver Hall 4 days ago
Definitely a steelers fan lmao
caleb reichenbach
TheToastRevenge 4 days ago
4:25 "This is the internet, where nothing is forever." Wait what? You were just trying to say "The internet doesn't forget anything", right?^^
Im Chris
Im Chris 4 days ago
Ab‘s a bitch
Will Hopson
Will Hopson 4 days ago
Can’t even deal with all of this ghetto gibberish. So I’ll just leave you guys with this, enjoy. usvid.net/video/video-tfZa1I8lxDo.html
Oki Orion Express
Waaaaaa....that’s Brown’s motto. He was always wanting to be the center of attention and then came Juju who stole his lunch as team MVP. That’s what really broke it all. SB Nation couldn’t run with that as the story. Yeah, the truth doesn’t really play that well when you are trying to create drama. Truth is Brown is an ego centric maniac. He will explode in Oakland...just wait for it. He only cares about his stats that’s it...oh and getting paid. His days are numbered.
PackerFan12 4 days ago
Brown doesn’t get the ball but Ben scores a touchdown 😂 bro brown is a pussy
Timothy Ng
Timothy Ng 4 days ago
Today on where's my liquor
Peter R
Peter R 4 days ago
a coach that does not have control of his team. Ownership that let's it happen. Steelers will never be the same
Mr. Groovy 2 Shoes
Is it normal that the QB call out teammates sometimes ? Is it ok as long as it's kept behind closed doors and stays there . Like a players only meeting .No TV and radio no coaches , none of that just players . The last thing players need is a distraction .
chris straker
chris straker 5 days ago
Super bowl "extra large" 😂😂
Rondrow Peebles
Rondrow Peebles 5 days ago
Westbrook vs lillard
Hybrid 5 days ago
The steelers are in fucking shambles (coming from a fan)
SanJuanCreole 5 days ago
The Steelers are a fucking mess! Go Browns!!!!
CASH MADE 5 days ago
Bob arum and Al Haymon please
johnatanfinn 5 days ago
big ben a entitled fat tub of lard no neck havin rapist
Brandon Taylor
Brandon Taylor 5 days ago
NOOBCHEETOS 20 5 days ago
They should just start Dubbs
NOOBCHEETOS 20 5 days ago
I got made when ben didn't throw it to AB
Matt O
Matt O 5 days ago
Steelers lost Bell & Brown Hahahahaha.
Matt O
Matt O 5 days ago
Brown is an asshole. But Ben is a piece of shit. Rapist cock.
Luke Snider
Luke Snider 5 days ago
Westbrook and Dame pleaseee
Terry Hodges
Terry Hodges 5 days ago
We need Michael Jordan vs. Charles Barkley
Mike Wilson
Mike Wilson 5 days ago
Until this video I thought it was all on Brown. After watching I have to say the blame should be on Rothlisberger. Best thing for brown right now is that he plays well with his new team while the Steelers implode
Crosby IS A Girl
Crosby IS A Girl 6 days ago
Ryan Reaves Vs Tom Wilson
Ou Sooners
Ou Sooners 6 days ago
Not the cooler mannn
the first pancake
AB's a dick. He refused to pay his daycare bill.
Danny C
Danny C 6 days ago
Deron williams and Jerry Sloan beef
Ahmaad Wilson
Ahmaad Wilson 6 days ago
I would have been on AB side if the stuff with juju didn’t happen. I just can’t ignore that. It was mad childish and unnecessary to JuJu.
Hunter Reid
Hunter Reid 6 days ago
Do a Beef History of Tony La Russa and Dusty Baker. They had a history when Baker coached La Russa, then they had three brawls as managers, jawing with each other each time. (Athletics/Giants, Cubs/Cardinals, and the infamous Reds/Cardinals brawl)
Philphilly 5.0
Philphilly 5.0 6 days ago
Brown just wanted more money. He would have pushed his own mother in front of a bus to get it.
Batore Ndiaye
Batore Ndiaye 6 days ago
Do ab and ju ju beef
SavageGreywolf 6 days ago
I got a _real_ stupid beef for you The University of Oregon Duck vs University of Houston's Shasta the Cougar All because the person in the Duck costume thought they had a monopoly on doing pushups.
Brokeboi Champ
Brokeboi Champ 6 days ago
Who else been waiting fo dis
Slummpy Des
Slummpy Des 6 days ago
Big ben made Brown💯💯
Daniel Rosengren
Daniel Rosengren 6 days ago
more NHL beef
jnyfumare 6 days ago
A.B. (Adult Baby)
SpacePrez 6 days ago
What's going on with the brightness in this video??
SpacePrez 6 days ago
Is this intentional? The brightness is shifting every few frames. What a terrible decision, looks awful. Hurts my eyes. Can't watch video.
kianna thompson
kianna thompson 6 days ago
antonio brown is completely in the right
Emmanuel Ellis
Emmanuel Ellis 6 days ago
Lets see how this works out! Im interested in see the Steelers, Jets and raiders this year no excuses
David Stutz
David Stutz 7 days ago
Great job on the whole video. Super unbiased view from u and I love that shit my doode. Thanks!
Ethan Hale
Ethan Hale 7 days ago
Trade Lavian bell for Kenyan drake
Oof Skeet
Oof Skeet 7 days ago
Wait so were Bens found guilty of rape? Or is this just another case of everyone trusting the accuser for no reason? I honestly don’t know, if anyone could give me proof that would be very nice.
Matt Russo
Matt Russo 7 days ago
Simmons vs Dudley?
Quentin Campbell
Quentin Campbell 7 days ago
Ben Roethlessburger : I hated being that guy's teammate! Derek Carr : I have to be this guy's teammate?! Josh Allen : I'm glad this guy didn't want to be my teammate!
Quentin Campbell
Quentin Campbell 7 days ago
Ben Roethlisberger : I hated being that guy's teammate! Derek Carr : I have to be this guy's teammate?! Josh Allen : I'm glad this guy didn't want to be my teammate!
Michael Robert
Michael Robert 7 days ago
They're both shitheads
Henry Yang
Henry Yang 7 days ago
Do a Damian Lillard and Russ Westbrook beef
jc30 7 days ago
Can you Barry bonds and Jeff Kent? 🤔
EpicWin1812 7 days ago
big ben makes players money,,,,AB benefit from big ben
NIC Sicko
NIC Sicko 7 days ago
So basically Ben is bitching about how his wide receivers make him look bad when his receivers are Hines Ward, Mike Wallace, Emmanuel Sanders and Antonio Brown 🤔 What a c**t
Fuck You
Fuck You 7 days ago
I didn’t know Ben Was a Rapisr fucking sicko 🤦🏽‍♂️
Brett T
Brett T 7 days ago
There is no I in team but if there was Ben would blame it for a pick he threw
Brett T
Brett T 7 days ago
Ab is right about the Steelers and their favorite son big Ben
Jimmy McQuade
Jimmy McQuade 7 days ago
I love it AB says he made Ben. Um tell that to santonio holmes and Hines ward because truth of the matter is Ben made you
Marcus McFall
Marcus McFall 8 days ago
Is nobody going to point out the fact that the Steelers lost 4 games last season due to missed field goals?
R J 8 days ago
Ben RAPElisburger gets a pass huh?
Allan Baldwin
Allan Baldwin 8 days ago
The next beef history should be on John Calipari and Rick Pitino!
Alexander Scott
Alexander Scott 8 days ago
Lil mans got issues.. Wait til it doesn't go well in Vegas! . Then goes broke gambling . He'll be fine. FUK IT! HOW DO I PLACE A WAGER ON THIS COLOSAL MELTDOWN??!!!!! 100%, I think!
CEN CAL 8 days ago
Jordan 8 days ago
AB has honestly gotten the big head, from 6th round pick to super star you can tell he isn't handling humility well.
Crosby IS A Girl
Crosby IS A Girl 8 days ago
Mike Selinker
Mike Selinker 8 days ago
Bart Scott and Hines Ward?
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