The Pittsburgh Steelers may have fallen to the Minnesota Vikings last Thursday, but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger did add another milestone to his Hall of Fame résumé.
Roethlisberger became just the sixth quarterback in NFL history to pass for at least 3,000 yards in 15 seasons.
With 3,066 passing yards this season, Ben Roethlisberger has passed for over 3,000 yards in a season for the 15th time in his career, becoming only the sixth player in NFL history to accomplish the feat. pic.twitter.com/E4oQwFMcUY— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) December 12, 2021
Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Brett Favre and Drew Brees are the only other quarterbacks to accomplish the feat.
Roethlisberger has thrown for 3,066 yards, 19 touchdowns and seven interceptions in 12 games this season.