Ben Roethlisberger Guilty of Letting Down the Pittsburgh Steelers and His Fans

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Since I find it to be a painful subject to consider, I planned on writing only one article on the Ben Roethlisberger situation. But, since my first article has spawned at least one counter-article specifically addressed as a response to me, I would like to make a few points and clarify my position.
And I take exception to those who think I’m somehow out to get Roethlisberger. He was my favorite player on the team I love. He’s a fantastic quarterback, far better than most people outside of Pittsburgh even realize.
I truly hope he recovers from this situation and gets the help I think he needs, assuming he is innocent of the worst of the charges.
The most common point that people make in his defense is that Roethlisberger should be considered innocent until proven guilty. When it comes to criminal activity, there is no argument there.
Of course he should be considered innocent in a legal sense until convicted by a jury of his peers. But, that doesn&rs...

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