Bears Nation's most wanted
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By Jack M Silverstein, For RedEye
Week 3: Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh
Record vs. Bears: 1-1, 197.0 passing yards per game, 2 TDs, 1 INT
Pro Bowls: 2007, 2011
Big Ben is still big, but his production in 2013 has been anything but. Bereft of his leading receiver from 2012 and with injuries at running back, tight end and the offensive line, the men in Roethlisberger's huddle are a much different bunch than the team that lost Super Bowl XLV. Roethlisberger's trademark pump fake may still pose problems—the Bears had trouble with that against Minnesota's Christian Ponder, for goodness' sake—but with a line that's allowed seven sacks and few intimidating offensive options, the Bears look at Roethlisberger like Sollozzo sizing up Don Corleone: "Five years ago, could we have gotten to him?"
Virgil Sollozzo Threat to the Family Scale: 3 out of 10