NFL Clears Ben Roethlisberger To Return To Steelers Offseason Program

May 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In a move that seems a long time coming, Roger Goodell has decided to allow Ben Roethlisberger to rejoin the Steelers for offseason practices and training camp.
There are a few different meanings that are important to note at this stage of the offseason.
First, it means that in the evaluation, Roethlisberger was obviously found to not have any serious mental defect that is causing him to behave in a manner that the NFL does not find acceptable.
It also means that the many concussions that Roethlisberger has endured do not have anything to do with his behavior.
Second, it means that if Ben can stay out of any trouble between now and the start of the regular season, his suspension will be reduced to four games instead of the original six.
Third, with Roethlisberger being cleared to return to the Steelers, Mike Tomlin is going to have to decide who his starter is going to be for the first four regular season games since the Steelers are going to be wit...

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