It was during the 2004 Halloween weekend that Rothelisberger authoritatively showed up when Pittsburgh facilitated the shielding Superbowl champion New Britain Loyalists who had arranged a NFLrecord 21 continuous triumphs. This streak came colliding with a half as Rothelisberger drove the Steelers to a 34 20 victory giving Pittsburgh the edge in the AFC. The next Sunday Rothelisberger gave the meeting Philidelphia Falcons a 27 3 beating the Hawks most memorable loss of the year and which prompted the notorious Terrell Owens Donovan McNabb sideline occurrence. Presently Pittsburgh was recorded a Superbowl competitor and contradicting protections had to give definitely more consideration to Rothelisberger than they might at any point have expected. Large Ben started to be tried more as the 2004 season slowed down remarkably in an emotional shootout with the Eli Monitoring drove New York Monsters however Rothelisberger proceeded to win and drove the Steelers to a terrific 15 1 2004 season.