You Call That an Apology, Ben? Roethlisberger Has Work To Do

April 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

“I’m truly sorry for the disappointment and negative attention I brought to my family, my teammates, coaches, [the Steelers' owners] and the NFL,” Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (twice accused of sexual assault in the past year) said today, adding that he has “much work to do” to earn their trust.
Well, unlike Roethlisberger, I don’t think that praising investigators for clearing him of sexual assault charges equals “happiness” about “putting this situation behind us and moving forward.”
And that’s because I have not heard Roethlisberger say exactly what he’s sorry for, exactly what he thinks he did that caused our disappointment in him, and exactly what he intends to do to not only earn trust but to make peace with womankind.
As someone who became a father just a few months ago, the timing of Ben Roethlisberger’s disgusting recent behavior could not have been worse.
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