Ben Roethlisberger Back to Pittsburgh Steelers’ Practice: Still Faces Suspension

June 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

ESPN is reporting that Ben Roethlisberger is now practicing with the Steelers after being accused of sexual assault by a 20-year-old college student. The quarterback is only allowed to take part in preseason workouts.
Roger Goodell, the NFL's Commissioner, has suspended Roethlisberger for the first four to six games of the season, depending on his behavior. While he serves his suspension, he will not be allowed to participate in any team activities. 
Mike Tomlin, the head coach of the Steelers, refuses to talk about the issue, stating it is nothing but a distraction to him and his team.
Some of Roethlisberger’s teammates are glad to see their leader back after the sexual assault accusation.
“He’s a man and everybody makes mistakes. I just feel like he’s the leader of our team. Anytime he comes back we accept him for who he is,” wide receiver Mike Wallace told ESPN. 
Although no charges were filed by the student, Ben Ro...

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