Pittsburgh Steelers: Is This a Wake Up Call for Big Ben?

March 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the wake of yet another scandal involving sexual assault this week, Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is facing another unnecessary offseason incident. Unfortunately for Ben, this time the woman in question went directly to the police and was examined at a hospital, unlike the last one.
In all honesty, Ben will most likely come away clean. When is the last time a rich athlete faced serious consequences outside of Plaxico Burress? This isn't the point, however.

After last year's incident involving a hotel employee named Andrea McNulty, it should have hit Big Ben even then. As a high-profile celebrity in a lawsuit happy world, his partying ways are sure to continue to get him into trouble year after year. It's not a fair situation to be in, but it is indeed reality.

A true leader on the field, needs to conduct himself as a leader off the field as well. For a man who is supposed to be leading the most successful NFL franchise in history, he tends to act...

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