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TFD: Steelers No. 1 draft pick mistakes Ben Roethlisberger for traveling secretary

Posted by: Michael Rand under Professional football Updated: April 30, 2012 - 5:39 PM

 

That's Will Ferrell. We think he looks like Ben Roethlisberger. Agree to disagree.

That's Will Ferrell. We think he looks like Ben Roethlisberger. Agree to disagree.

Super Bowl quarterback or traveling secretary? It's an easy mistake when you are on the phone. Per the Altoona (Pa.) Mirror:

 

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger already talked with the newest Steelers first-round draft pick, offensive guard David DeCastro.

Roethlisberger said he phoned DeCastro to welcome him to the team, but DeCastro thought he was talking to a Steelers official who was handling his travel arrangements.

"He was saying, 'Did you get those flight plans? Did you get those flight plans?''' Roethlisberger, with his wife, Ashley, at his side, told an audience of 1,100 Saturday night at the 25th anniversary of the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Blair County Convention Center. Roethlisberger said after a few seconds, DeCastro realized who he was talking to.

"I can't wait once we get started to get on him about that,'' Roethlisberger joked.

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