Ben Roethlisberger: Tops The Hated List

Ben Roethlisberger still has a lot of haters. The Hollywood Reporter did a poll this week about players who would be playing in the big game. The question? Who is the most hated. Fans spoke loud and clear. Ben Roethlisberger is the most hated man in the Super Bowl.

Of course if you follow sports this poll shouldn't shock you. Not only is Big Ben a guy who has been accused of sexual assault not once, but twice. He is also the only guy in the Super Bowl worth hating. While you shouldn't condone hate, there is no reason for anyone to be hated.

Aaron Rodgers, Troy Polamalu and Charles Woodson are all pretty likeable guys. Hines Ward gets a bad reputation from other players as being dirty, but that doesn't mean it's the fans perception of him. And James Harrison gets picked on for being a bit of a head hunter, but that's a rather new reputation and nothing to make the list.

Ben could do a lot with a win to continue to restore his image. There is no way to know if one more ring could fix it, but i'm sure he'd like to try.  

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