Super Bowl 2011: Green Bay Packers Ruin Ben Roethelisberger’s Redemption

February 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers ruined Ben Roethlisberger's redemption story.
At the end of the day, that is the way the fairy tale should have ended.
In the days leading up to Super Bowl XLV, much had been written and said about the Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback being a changed man. A man who had been reformed after multiple unsightly off-the-field incidents the last few years.
There was a belief that Big Ben leading his team to a franchise record seventh Super Bowl championship would erase all the transgressions, poor decisions and controversy for a franchise that has been the standard of excellence since entering the NFL.
To many, winning would be the ultimate dark cloud remover. As it turns out, it wasn't. He never got the chance. Good.
Winning won't take away the memory of Roethlisberger nearly ending his career and life after being involved in a motorcycle accident. Winning wouldn't take away three allegations of sexual assault.
Being a poor person sho...

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