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Steelers will wait on sexual assault investigation involving Ben

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by cowboyjoe, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    Ben Roethlisberger-QB- Steelers Mar. 18 - 5:44 pm et

    Steelers President Art Rooney said he will wait for the completion of the most recent sexual assault investigation involving Ben Roethlisberger before he decides which action to take.

    While Rooney is counting on "little bit of luxury of time." Though the criminal defense investigator hired by Roethlisberger's defense says he expects to have his investigation finished in "the next couple of weeks," Georgia police appear to be moving at a slower rate.
    Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  2. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    their talking about the ben situation on nfl network now, that they think the very next strike that ben does, that the steelers will release him outright, they think
  3. JPM

    JPM Well-Known Member

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    He should just pull a Tiger. Claim he has a sex addiction, got to rehab for a week and come out "cured".
  4. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I doubt it. I don't think the Steeler organization is as goody goody as they are made out to be. They have had their fair share of knuckledheads.

    If Ben has another strike because of another sexual offense he would be in big trouble from the league and the law. What team wouldn't consider releasing him in that case? As is Ben could be facing a harsh penalty if this current accusation is proven true. If he had a new one pop up his career would be over. Heck, his free life would probably be over.
  5. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong Zone Supporter

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    I can see Rooney taking action if he feels that a punishment from Goodell is inevitable. It would allow them to keep up that image without doing anything more than what the league would have done in the first place. Having said that, if Goodell does plan on taking action, then the Steelers will most certainly not.
  6. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Why do I feel that if it wasn't a celeb that there would already be an announcement of charges or no charges?
  7. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Southpark last night was great.
  8. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    What Tiger did was not a criminal act what Ben is being accused of is.
  9. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong Zone Supporter

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    Actually, Adultery is a second degree misdemeanor in Florida (I know it's different, I'm just sayin!) :p:

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