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Jets rain praise on Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for his strength, toughness, playmaking

The biggest, strongest, toughest quarterback of them all stands in the way now.

After the Jets beat Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in back-to-back weeks, Rex Ryan’s team will face its biggest challenge against Ben Roethlisberger in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday night. Ryan playfully calls it Round 3 of Mission: Impossible, a daunting three-week road trip filled with Super Bowl-winning signal-callers.

The Steelers quarterback may not be a statistical giant like Manning or Brady, but he’ll test Ryan’s defense in a very different way.

“He puts a bigger stress on our defense,” cornerback Darrelle Revis said Monday.

Full story: Jets rain praise on Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for his strength, toughness, playmaking