Roethlisberger quotes family in decision to come out of game | Fox News

Jan. 3, 2010: Ben Roethlisberger appears on during the team’s NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami. ( Reuters)

After voluntarily removing himself from on Sunday, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he was diagnosed with a traumatic ocular migraine. Roethlisberger came out of the game against the Seattle Seahawks to be checked for a concussion and said supposes of his family led to his decision.

Speaking to The Cook and Poni Show on Sportsradio 93.6 The Fan for the# 1 Cochran Ben Roethlisberger Show Tuesday, the veteran quarterback said a brain trauma is not something hes willing to risk.

I have played through many traumata but the brain is not an injury you want to play with, the veteran quarterback said, according to CBS Pittsburgh . He also said his peripheral vision seemed as if he was looking through water.

I didnt feel right, it doesnt construct you less of a man or a football player to come out of video games, he told the show.

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