Ben Roethlisberger Meets with Roger Goodell, Suspension Reduced To Four Games

September 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The anticipated meeting with Ben Roethlisberger just came to an end moments ago, and as one writer pointed out, "it did not happen in NFL offices."
The result? It turned out to be the reduced suspension everyone saw coming, which was four games.
According to NFL Insider Jason LaCantora via twitter, Big Ben's suspension is now at four games.
"Ben met with the Commissioner this morning. As I reported, that meeting is over. Four-game suspension."
This has been expected for over a month now. Roger Goodell publicly praised Ben's progress up to this point, and said he would consider reducing the suspension if he stayed on schedule.
The Steelers will be without Roethlisberger for four games: Against the Falcons, Buccaneers, Titans, and Ravens.
These first four games may well determine the season for the Steelers, especially with Byron Leftwich missing these games after tearing his MCL last night.
Matt Miselis is an NFL Featured Columnist for Blea...

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