Offensive Player of the Year: Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers quarterback. He carried the Steelers' offense and he did it through pain. Roethlisberger sprained his foot (which required a metal plate in his shoe), broke his right thumb and then suffered a high-ankle sprain. He Adrian Peterson Pink Jersey Adrian Peterson Impact Jersey
was still able to lead the division with 4,077 yards passing, 21 touchdowns and a 63.2 completion rate. Roethlisberger threw five touchdowns against Tennessee, out-dueled Tom Brady and beat Cleveland in the first meeting on one leg.