Ben Roethlisberger‘s son has a brand new favourite participant. As a substitute of sporting his dad’s jersey on Sundays, he has swapped it out with Steelers TE Pat Freiermuth’s.
“He comes down in his Pat Freiermuth jersey,” Roethlisberger mentioned on his “Footbahlin with Ben Roethlisberger” podcast. “I mentioned. ‘So, that’s going to be on all day?'”
His son Benjamin’s response: “Yep.”
Roethlisberger performed with Freiermuth for one season in 2021. He is aware of precisely how proficient the second-year tight finish is as he had nearly 500 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns as a rookie.
Nevertheless, the Steelers’ former quarterback isn’t positive why Freiermuth is his son’s favourite.
“I took an image and despatched it to Pat. I mentioned, ‘I am undecided why he loves you a lot, however that is what he wore to church as we speak.'”
The reply could also be easy.
Roethlisberger has in contrast Freiermuth to his former teammate and buddy Heath Miller.
“I feel Pat’s a extremely good soccer participant,” Roethlisberger beforehand instructed Miller. “He jogs my memory a number of you.”
Possibly the love for Pittsburgh Steelers tight ends simply runs within the Roethlisberger bloodline.