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Philip Rivers' retirement is reminder that clock has expired for Big Ben, and Steelers need to help him accept it

  • Night net American Football Philip Rivers retired Wednesday, and he surely was not the first. Eli Manning, the initial quarterback chosen among the “Class of 2004,” played his final game in 2019. Tight end Kellen Winslow, whom the Cleveland Browns picked rather than select a QB, has been gone from the league since 2013. Tackle Shawn Andrews, according to legend the player Steelers coach Bill Cowher argued to select that year, has been absent from the league for more than a decade. Ben Roethlisberger outlasted them all.So he has that, and two Super Bowl rings, and six Pro Bowl appearances, and more fourth-quarter comebacks than all but three other men, more QB victories than all but four others, more playoff wins than all but five others, more passing yards than all but six others and more touchdown passes than all but seven others. This should be enough. It is time.MORE: Colts' best replacements for Philip Rivers I will not insult Roethlisberger by trotting out the Chuck Noll cliché that Big Ben needs to get on with this life’s work. Because this has been his life’s work. To suggest otherwise is to devalue the sacrifice and achievements of anyone who has been a professional athlete this long, this successfully. He has earned a quarter of a billion dollars playing this game. He can afford whatever retirement activity he wis[......]

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    Free agents 2014: Derek Jeter, Yankees agree on contract

  • Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year, $12 million contract.The deal Friday replaces a $9.5 million player option for the 39-year-old shortstop. Jeter was limited to 17 games this year after breaking his ankle in the 2012 AL championship series opener against Detroit. Jeter hit .190 (12-for-63) with one homer and seven RBIs in 2013, playing 13 games at shortstop and four at designated hitter. The Yankees' captain was on the disabled list 夜网论坛four times. — The Associated PressWhat does it mean?Jeter has every intention to return to full strength with the Yankees next season. And that's good enough for them to cut him a deal above his required salary. MoreSN's Top 25 free agentsFull list of players on the marketA-Rod attacks Trade rumors: They're heating upRed Sox win World SeriesImages: Sox celebrate | Fans go crazyFive offseason dates to watchSorry season for YankeesBut at 39, is Jeter worth more than most free-agent shortstops entering the 2014 market?Only time will tell. For now, an aging star cashes in despite playing 17 games last season, one that began and ended with injuries with few healthy days in between.So why do it? Call it a decision to bolster confidence in a franchise that did something rare in 2013 — miss the postseason.Team officials, the New York Times noted, are sure Jeter will fulfill his offseason rehab assignment and be ready to resume his roles in the infield, at the plate and as captain in the clubhouse. If that makes se[......]

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