In case you missed it, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger had himself a game against the Packers on Sunday. Not only did Roethlisberger lead the Steelers on a game-winning drive, capped by a 19-yard pass to Mike Wallace as time expired for the 37-36 win, he became just the 10th quarterback since 1950 to throw for 500 or more yards in a game.
The final numbers — Roethlisberger completed 29 of 46 passes for 503 yards and three touchdowns, with no interceptions. He set the Steelers single-game franchise passing record, eclipsing the 473 yards posted by Tommy Maddox against the Falcons on Nov. 10, 2002.
The last NFL quarterback to throw for 500-plus yards was Drew Brees in Week 11 of the 2006 season, when he passed for 510 in a 31-16 loss to the Bengals.