Ben Roethlisberger: Back To the Game

June 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

We all know that Ben Roethlisberger has been, essentially, torn to pieces by not only the media, but by fans. And not just by opposing fans like he’s used to. Fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been railing him for his off the field actions as well.

I’m one of the guilty parties, and for that, I must apologize to not only Roethlisberger, but to Steeler Nation as well. I got caught up in the off-the-field issues, something I generally turn a blind eye to simply because that’s not what I care about.

I don’t watch a football game to hear about what "this" player did or what "that" player is going to do. I don’t idolize these men as human beings, I’m entertained by them as athletes.

Sure, Roethlisberger’s made some horrid mistakes off the field, but what person hasn’t screwed up at one point or another? I’m not saying that the average American male has civil suits for sexual assault pending aga...

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