An opinion that Roger Goodell Sits Steelers QB Roethlisberger for two games

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All signs Monday point to any possible charges against Ben Roethlisberger being dismissed, meaning things slowly should get back to normal for he and the Steelers. The last month has been one of story after story coming out about the night of March 5th, as Roethlisberger has been under a microscope as well as exactly what went down with a 20-year old accusing him of sexual assault. Now though, those distractions should go away.

Despite that, it remains blurry about what, if any, type of punishment the QB will have to face from the league. Sure, no charges were levied at Roethlisberger, but taking into consideration what took place last offseason with another woman involving the QB, has commish Roger Goodell finally seen enough? A decision about if the QB is going to have to face a suspension is up to Goodell, and here’s betting despite being not charged with a crime, Ben is going to have to sit a pair of games.

Now one would say that it’s not a fair judgment to have to suspend a player that was not charged with a crime that easily could have been considered hear-say, but Goodell will throw the “player conduct policy” charge at the QB, meaning that it’s time to take a seat and think about his actions.

Fair? Maybe. Then again, if Roethlsiberger has to sit games one and two of the season, and let’s say those are games against the Ravens and Bengals, and the team starts 0-2 with Dennis Dixon under center, then Steeler Nation is going to be in quite the uproar. On the other hand, will sitting Ben a couple game get him the message that he simply has to end this 18-year-old behavior.

My guess -Ben’s gonna sit two games. What do you think?


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5 Responses to “An opinion that Roger Goodell Sits Steelers QB Roethlisberger for two games”

  1. Sinclair says:

    I believe that under the circumstance if Ben is not suspended for a few games Roger will have more to deal with from the minority community about how he appears to treat black players. Roger set the standard with other black players when he handed down sentences stating “although not convicted in a court of law the actions of the players were detrimental to the league and its image.” This is the 2nd time in less than a year that allegations about the same conduct have been against Ben, if he does not take actions he will look like the racist some thinks is is as commissioner

  2. Alexis says:

    You have to be kidding me. How could anyone say he’s racist? That’s a joke. A lot of the players that have been getting in trouble have happened to be black. Goodell can’t control what race is making these stupid decisions. They all should be punished by the severity of what they’ve done. It has nothing to do with race

  3. Chris says:

    Sinclair, its completely crazy to bring race into this situation, lets take a look at all of the people suspended for incidents and compare. Mike Vick, arrested, convicted, admitted and plead guilty, two felonies. Went to prison. Donte Stalworth, hit and killed a person while drunk, arrested, convicted, prison. Pacman Jones, Arrested a # of times, on probation and about 8 other incidents that were minor with no arrests, although implicated in drugs and shootings! Ben has not been arrested or even charged in either situation. Admitted that they look bad and he needs a talking too, but these players are free men and last time I checked going to a club or even being single is not illegal. Cops/DA always look to press charges even when a case is very light on evidence, no matter what color the people are, if there not pressing charges that pretty much says that this whole thing is either blown way up or stinks like the Nevada case of lawsuit happy women, think Kobe Bryant. The NFL should start standing behind players until the facts are out and I think they will in this case, I expect a good a** chewing for him by the Rooney’s and the commish, they dont owe an explanation to the “minority community” as you put. Find another player who was suspended for similar conduct black or white

  4. austin says:

    it’s ridiculous 2 even think that ben should get a to game suspension. he didnt do anything wrong. yea he has been accused twice by women of sexual assault, but no charges hav been pressed in both cases. he didnt do a damn thing wrong. im tired of ppl saying it’s ben’s lifestylee that gets him n2 trouble. he’s a young, very rich, and 2 time super bowl winning, and he likes 2 go to the club. let him party, he’s single. ben didnt do anything wrong and money hungry women accuse him of sexual assualt. wat is he suppose 2 do? never go out to theclub again, never talk to another gurl again, bc that’s where ur getting at

  5. Don says:

    people who bring race into it are the real racists. People who think that someone that being accused means your should be punished need to go live in Russia or China