With Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announcing his retirement last week, many are wondering what the future Hall of Famer will do next.
While Roethlisberger intends to prioritize his family now that his playing days are over, oddsmaker don’t believe he will be able to stay away from the game for long.
SportsBetting.ag has released odds for Roethlisberger’s next occupation, and have the 18-year veteran joining the media.
Roethlisberger is -150 to become a television analyst in 2022.
There is a long history of former Steelers joining the NFL media. Terry Bradshaw, Lynn Swann and Bill Cowher have all had successful careers in the industry after retiring from the game.
The 39-year-old is also +300 to take a less traditional route and become a podcast host.
It would appear that Roethlisberger intends to stay out of the public eye, but he is still +400 to become a reality TV contestant on 2022.
The longest odds imply Roethlisberger returning to football in a more hands-on capacity.
He is +750 to un-retire and play professional football next season.
Oddsmakers do not believe he will join the coaching ranks at either the pro or college level. Those odds are +1200 and +1600, respectively.