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Steelers' Roethlisberger will welcome baby soon

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11:54 AM ET 11.09 | This week there was more talk of NFL players and the birth of their babies than probably there has ever been before. Most of this discussion was in regards to a post from ProFootball Talk's Mike Florio regarding Chicago Bears CB Charles Tillman and his decision to be present for the birth of his fourth child, even if it means the possibility of missing the Bears' game against the Texans this Sunday night. Florio insinuated that NFL players owe an obligation to their teams because of their salaries to plan their family expansions to happen during the offseason so that this particular scenario doesn't have to come up. Earlier this year Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger announced that he and his new bride were expecting their first child to be born sometime during the season and if Mrs. Roethlisberger goes into labor on a Sunday, Ben is willing to miss the game to be present for the birth of his child. How in the world is this an issue that even needs to be discussed?

Nice Pick, Cowher

Ben Roethlisberger, Getty Images/Jim McIsaac Ben Roethlisberger, Getty Images/Jim McIsaac
November 9, 2012  06:17 PM ET

"Ben is willing to miss the game to be present for the birth of his child. How in the world is this an issue that even needs to be discussed?"

I don't know--Ben's PR guy thinks it makes him look more human?

 
November 10, 2012  03:28 PM ET

Is the baby with his wife ?

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