On Wednesday, the NFL Network continued its countdown of the "Top 100 Players of 2015" by revealing those ranked Nos. 21-30. Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who completed 67.1 percent of his pass attempts for 4,952 yards and 32 TDs while only throwing 9 INTs in 2014, came in at No. 26. The annual Top 100 list, which was first introduced in 2011, is based solely on votes from current NFL players.
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Roethlisberger has appeared on NFL Network's Top 100 list in each of the five years of its existence. His rank of No. 26 this year is the second highest he has received. He was No. 20 in 2012. Roethlisberger was No. 31 in 2014, No. 41 in 2011, and No. 61 in 2013.
In 11 seasons at the helm of the Steelers offense, Roethlisberger has thrown for 39,057 yards, which ranks fifth among active NFL quarterbacks in that category, and for 251 TDs, which ranks sixth among active NFL quarterbacks in that category. Roethlisberger has also rushed for a 1,162 yards and 15 more TDs. He has a career 63.7 completion percentage and a 93.9 passer rating.
The Steelers now have two players on this year's Top 100 list. Four-time Pro Bowl center Maurkice Pouncey was No. 83. On July 1, NFL Network is scheduled to reveal the players ranked Nos. 20-11; and on July 8, the Top 10 is scheduled to be announced.