Big Ben has a big beard. 

But that doesn’t necessarily mean he has a big gut. 

Roethlisberger promises he will shave the hipster-esque facial hair he revealed in a Twitter video last week as soon as he’s ready to return to the playing field.

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But the rehabbing Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback insists he has remained in shape since September elbow surgery, despite hearing recent fan concerns over his weight.

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