Ben ranks among the best

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The countdown of the "Top 100 Players of 2016" continues on NFL Network, and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger made the list.  

The most recent show revealed the players ranked No. 21-30, and Roethlisberger was ranked No. 21. The Top 100 list is based on voting by current NFL players.

Roethlisberger finished the 2015 season with 319 completions for 3,983 yards and 21 touchdowns, despite missing five starts and a total of four games due to injuries. He threw for more than 350 yards in six games in 2015, and over 300 yards in eight games. Roethlisberger completed 36 passes for 456 yards in a 39-30 loss to Seattle, and threw for four touchdowns in a 45-10 win over Indianapolis.

Last year the Steelers offense averaged 26.4 points per game in the regular season, and Roethlisberger wants to take it to the next level this year and average 30 points per game.  

"It's always our goal," said Roethlisberger. "We didn't get it last year. So we might as well put it back up and shoot for it again. We always strive to be better, even if we are 'the number-one ranked this or that.' We still want to get better."

This is the sixth straight year players have voted on the Top 100 players in the NFL for a series that is currently airing every Wednesday on NFL Network. Running back Le'Veon Bell made the list at No. 41, while defensive end Cameron Heyward is on the list at No. 88.

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