Forgiving Big Ben: A Question for Steeler Fans

April 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Today, for the first time since his meeting with the commissioner, Ben Roethlisberger address the media. In a brief statement, Ben accepted the NFL's suspension and vowed to improve his behavior.
The question now: What will it take for Steeler Nation to forgive him?
Some people are under the belief that Ben Roethlisberger is innocent, and those people are certainly entitled to their opinion. However, looking at the situation, it's hard to argue that Ben didn't do something wrong on that fateful night in Milledgeville, Georgia.
The police report revealed several disturbing allegations against our previously beloved quarterback. Given the fact that Ben was never required to issue a statement, the police report is one-sided, giving people reason to doubt any of Ben's supposed wrongdoing.
Looking at the situation, if Ben was innocent, why would the Rooney family allow the NFL to suspend him? Why haven't his teammates come forward in his defense?...

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