If general manager Kevin Colbert is to be believed Diontae Johnson Jersey Youth , the Steelers star quarterback could play well beyond 2021." to a two-year contract extension the day before the 2019 NFL Draft, many assumed it would be the final deal of his illustrious NFL career. Set to expire at the conclusion of the 2021 season, the relatively short contract is due to end a few months before his 40th birthday on March 2 of that year.But for a league that has players like Tom Brady (41) and Drew Brees (40) still ranked among the best players at the position, it is not that hard to believe that Big Ben would still be able to play beyond his current deal. A scenario that general manager Kevin Colbert could easily envisage happening when appearing as a guest with Mike Florio on a PFT Podcast. For a man who doesn’t need money, Roethlisberger sure accepted a lot of it from the Steelers during his latest negotiation. But despite his flirtation with retirement a few years ago, there could be plenty of incentive to keep playing into his 40’s if the team is still contending and Pittsburgh is willing to pay. With a relatively young supporting cast at the skill positions Justin Layne Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey , the development of players like James Conner and JuJu Smith-Schuster could make the Steelers a tough team to walk away from, but it seems more likely that the fate of his teammates along the offensive line will dictate his future more. After Ramon Foster (33), Alejandro Villanueva (30) is the next oldest among the starters up front, with Maurkice Pouncey (29) still under 30. Villanueva and Foster are both under contract through 2020, with Pouncey’s deal set to expire the same year as Roethlisberger’s. And while Foster maybe considering retirement at that stage in his career, it is imagined that Pouncey and Villanueva could have some years left in them. Should they end up leaving Pittsburgh when their contract expires too Justin Layne Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey , it would not be a surprise if that was the signal for Big Ben to bow out as well.If Roethlisberger is looking for input from other teammates, Mason Rudolph might have his own suggestions as well. The Pittsburgh Steelers made several acquisitions from minicamp official, and announced how six players were released to make room for those acquisitions."WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections Latest NewsSteelers Film Room2018 NFL Draft AnalysisLatest NewsLatest NewsSteelers make roster moves official, release six players to create space on offseason rosterNew,41commentsThe Pittsburgh Steelers made several acquisitions from minicamp official, and announced how six players were released to make room for those acquisitions.EDTShareTweetShareShareSteelers make roster moves official Justin Layne Jersey Cheap , release six players to create space on offseason rosterPhilip G. Pavely-USA TODAY SportsThe Pittsburgh Steelers just wrapped up their rookie minicamp, but this minicamp wasn’t just for drafted, or undrafted, rookies, but a try-out for several other players who might have been released from another team and looking for a home.When it comes to the roster, the Steelers had their 91 players Ulysees Gilbert Pittsburgh Steelers Jersey , the extra player being Christian Scotland-Williamson, heading into minicamp, but after camp the team can sign anyone who tried out.The team did just that by signing six new players, five of them who participated in the minicamp. They are:QB Devlin HodgesOT Damian PrinceLB Tuzar SkipperDE Henry MondeauxDT Greg GilmoreThe team also announced the signing of veteran WR Johnny Holton.When you sign six players, you have to get rid of six players to create room on the roster.The team released the following players from their roster:LB Keion AdamsDE Jay HayesDT Chris NelsonOL R.J. Prince, QB Brogan RobackWR Ka’Raun WhiteStay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers as the black-and-gold now prepares for the 2019 regular season and offseason workouts.