Pittsburgh Steelers: It’s Time For Ben Roethlisberger To Grow Up

March 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

What started out as a pretty nice offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers has turned into another media relations nightmare.
The franchise was coming off a busier then usual free agency period, and a successful one at that.
Kicker Jeff Reed, safety Ryan Clark, and nose tackle Casey Hampton stayed put, while wide receiver Antwaan Randle-El and inside linebacker Larry Foote returned to the black and gold.
Life was peachy in the Steel City.
Then came the Ben Roethlisberger Show, Part II.
Big Ben was accused of sexual assault on March 5, his second such accusation in nine months, by a 20-year-old female college student in Georgia. Roethlisberger's trouble was followed by Tuesday's assault accusation hurled against wide receiver Santonio Holmes in Florida. That investigation has been dropped by the police, but the 21-year-old woman is still pursuing her lawsuit.
Let the circus begin.
The media frenzy has caused so much of a distraction that Roethlisberger w...

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