Big Ben has a gift for Baltimore

BALTIMORE - Ben Roethlisberger has a gift for Baltimore, and it isn't what you would expect given the rivalry between his Pittsburgh Steelers and the Ravens.

Thursday Roethlisberger announced the seventh grant from his foundation of the 2012-2013 season. It's a grant that will provide the Baltimore Police Department funds to a bomb-detecting dog to their K-9 unit and to purchase a bite suit for training purposes.

During the 2012-13 NFL season, The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation is distributing grants to K-9 units of police and fire departments in the cities and surrounding communities of each regular season away game for the Steelers.

This year marks marks the sixth season that the Ben Roethlisberger Roethlisberger Foundation has supported K-9 units of police and fire departments.

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