Watch: Ben Roethlisberger is the master of the play fake | Steel City Underground

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Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

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There are some things that are such a natural beauty in life you can't bother but marvel in awe at them. The changing of the seasons. The holiday decorations downtown. Ben Roethlisberger selling a play fake.

Yes, the last one is a thing of beauty, as displayed during Sunday's win over the Indianapolis Colts. Down 14 points, the Steelers were in desperate need of a touchdown. With the league's best running back behind him, Big Ben runs a "play action" pass, which is a fake handoff. By design, it's intended to fool a defense into defending a run play, opening up receivers from being covered.

As shown in the video below, Roethlisberger executes the play fake to perfection, finding JuJu Smith-Schuster wide open in the end zone for the touchdown.

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