The majority of OTA-related NFL headlines this spring have centered around Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski and the New England Patriots.
But what about Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers?
While the absence of Brady and Gronkowski from the Patriots’ optional workouts has received plenty of attention, the Steelers also are going through OTAs without two of their own top players. Roethlisberger and Brown attended the first session of the spring but have missed the last handful of practices, according to NFL.com.
Similar to Brady — who is said to be spending time with family and focusing on his personal business interests — Roethlisberger is on a family vacation, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey told NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala. As for Brown, players told Kinkhabwala the All-Pro wideout doesn’t want to work with anyone other than the starting…