Big Ben, Big Trouble


ESPN.com is reporting:

For the second time in a year, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is being accused of sexual misconduct, with police investigating him Saturday for an alleged assault at a nightclub in a Georgia college town.

Police in Milledgeville were examining the claim of a 20-year-old student, who told an officer that Roethlisberger sexually assaulted her early Friday.

This can’t be good for Ben, even if it is true.  I hold him to the highest regards as far as players go.  It is true, it is the second time in one year his name has come up along side the term “sexual assault”.  You can only be cried “wolf” on so many times before some begin to think it may be true.  While this is being investigated, Ben finds himself in a PR nightmare.  It is the offseason, and he is capable staying out of the public eye for as long as he can, but time will not be on his side.  He is a hero to many, but being labeled as a “sex offender” can make you fall far from grace fast.

Tags: Ben Roethlisberger