Ben Roethlisberger Makes Faces After Nasty Hit, Spawns Internet Memes

Dan Carson@@DrCarson73Trending Lead WriterNovember 3, 2014


Notching his second straight week of transcendent passing, Ben Roethlisberger looked next to untouchable during Sunday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Roethlisberger razed the Ravens for six touchdowns, becoming the first quarterback in NFL history to throw 12 scores in a two-game span.

The only moment that threatened to derail the Pittsburgh Steelers passing attack was an ugly shot to Roethlisberger's head courtesy of Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw.

Upshaw speared Roethlisberger in the chin early in the game, prompting Big Ben to make a series of increasingly hilarious faces.

SB Nation's Rodger Sherman crafted a GIF of Roethlisberger going about his jaw Pilates.

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Painful hit? Yes. Hilarious result? Absolutely.

Of course, when gifted with manna from heaven, the Internet can't help but feast on the bounty. Minutes after the hit, social media users began cranking out Roethlisberger memes.

SB Nation set the tone with a strong Popeye comparison, and things snowballed from there.

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I'm quite partial to Penguin-Roethlisberger. That's a nearly unbeatable supervillain.

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