Are Ben Roethlisberger’s Problems a Red Flag for the Pittsburgh Steelers?

March 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the most recent sexual assault allegations of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, one has to think what this means for the organization.
Roethlisberger is one of the most decorated young quarterbacks in the history of the NFL since he has already won two Super Bowl rings, but his off-the-field issues have been a problem is which unheard of for the Steelers.
The last time there was a problem-child player it was wide receiver Plaxico Burress (which by no means is any kind of comparison of the two players) and we all know what has happened to him since he left Pittsburgh.
In 2006, Roethlisberger had a joy-riding accident on a motorcycle that nearly killed him, but he was fortunate to walk away from the wreck with only a few head and facial injuries.
He did not have a motorcycle license nor was he wearing a helmet when his head crashed into the windshield of the other vehicle.
Then in the summer of 2009, Roethlisberger's name was connected to...

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