"Anytime you turn the ball over, it's frustrating and that's why I wanted to apologize to the fans, to my teammates, to the organization, the Rooneys, coaches, it's frustrating. I wish I could apologize individually to everybody," Roethlisberger said. "Didn't play well enough to win and guys look at me as the leader and as the quarterback to make plays and to do what it takes to win the football game and I don't believe I did that today."
Big Ben went 31-of-45 passing for 334 yards and one touchdown pass, numbers which were equivalent or better than his brilliant 2014 season. However, he threw two backbreaking picks and was sacked five times.
All in all, it was a forgettable night for the apologetic quarterback.