Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his wife, Ashley, announced Saturday that they are expecting the birth of their first child, a baby boy.
"Ashley and I are proud to let you all know that we are expecting a baby boy later this year!" Mr. Roethlisberger posted on his official website, www.bigben7.com. "It is truly a blessing and we are so excited!"
Thousands of fans have sent the couple notes of congratulations since they posted the announcement.
Mr. Roethlisberger's agent could not be reached for comment.
First Published June 10, 2012 12:00 AM