Steelers QB Roethlisberger Makes Public Appearance Filming Show w/ Shaquille O’Neal

Roethlisberger Lawsuit Football
Ben Roethlisberger made a statement on Thursday regarding the rape allegations that he says are totally false. Friday it was back at work, as Big Ben made good on an appearance of NBA star Shaquille O’Neal’s new TV reality show. Roethlisberger was given a warm ovation by Steelers fans in what was his first public appearance since the allegations broke.

Despite the pressure that he has to be under due to the allegations, Roethlisberger appeared at ease and loose at a suburban Pittsburgh high school field Friday night in front of an estimated 5,000. He played the part with O’Neal, – trashing-talking, whooping it up with the crowd, raising his fist in the air after long completions and doing fist pumps while sprinting down the field after touchdowns.

“I love him so much, and I believe my baby’s innocent,” said 47-year-old Bonita Thompson, who lives two blocks from the stadium. “People try to take advantage of him. But all of Ambridge supports him. I work at a nursing home, and all the people I take care of love him and support him.”

Now we shall see if the allegations cause any distraction at training camp at the end of the month.


Enjoyed this post?
Subscribe to NFL Gridiron Gab via RSS Feed or E-mail and receive daily news updates from us!

Submit to Digg  Stumble This Story  Share on Twitter  Post on Facebook  Post on MySpace  Add to del.icio.us  Bark It Up  Submit to Reddit  Fave on Technorati

5 Responses to “Steelers QB Roethlisberger Makes Public Appearance Filming Show w/ Shaquille O’Neal”

  1. janie says:

    Good for him, I believe he’s innocent and he shouldn’t let the suit distract him if possible

  2. kristy clemens says:

    I believe he is innocent. Hope this doesnlt distract him

  3. Natasha says:

    Shaq i’m having fun with the change that is being made ok you have many names and these are the names i’ve given you for this season coming tell me do you like Shaq O’lier and the musketeers Shaq the puppet Master i know you like that one let the world know who pulls the strings to the puppets that get the ring Shaq the Puppet master featuring kobey and lebron i like the sound of that

  4. Natasha says:

    ok real talk Big Ben you know when you are a person with the stats you have there is always somebody thats going to try to bring your stats down on and off the court you need to have someone on your side at all times that will have your back so when situation of temptation of manipulation comes across the mind of the people out to do you arise you’ll protected on and off the field because they are there they want your stat you get paid they want your payday i got your back i can’t stand a person that has a mind of a serpent there worse then a rat and thats what your dealing with but trust and believe in God and make necessary changes on how you spend time alone.

  5. Natasha says:

    Shaq i like to write and i feel i’m a great at blogging and feedback i’m an equal opportunitist seeking employment hook a sister up i’m down to earth trusting and loyal just looking for an employer that is offering the same benifits i’m not asking for alot of money but enough for me to be self suffient as i succeed in this financial crushed economy.i feel i can lift the spirit and give some real talk to those in need, thats what i do. i’m liberal ,i believe in freedom to over come , i’m a positive force that generates so much power. behind the scene on the screen fits my life kinda like God you don’t see him but you know he’s there i know i like to clown but that comes with the territory you can’t make em cry if you can’t make them laugh balance to life imagine that and the energy i can bring .