Breaking News: Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger Accused of Sexual Assault

Nick SignorelliSenior Writer IMarch 5, 2010

MIAMI - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers walks back to the huddle after injuring his shoulder in the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on January 3, 2010 in Miami, Florida. The Steelers defeated the Dolphins 30-24.  (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)
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Last year, Ben Roethlisberger was accused of sexual assault. It was reported that the event happened more than a year earlier. There was no rape kit, and the charges were not criminal, but civil.

Basically, that means that Roethlisberger was in no danger of facing any prison time, but, worst case scenario, would have to pay the defendant.

According to TMZ , Roethlisberger is once again being accused of sexual assault.

TMZ reports that the event happened last Friday Night, at a club in Milledgeville, Georgia. The victim has been treated and released.

As with the first case, we are a long way from knowing what happened last Friday. Though, this case will hold much more water than the first, due to the fact that the young lady actually was treated, and any evidence could be collected.

One of two things could possibly happen. The first is Roethlisberger could be guilty, in which case his career could be coming to a crashing halt, only six years and two Super Bowls after it started.

OR, it could be that this lady, knowing that Roethlisberger has already been accused of this once in the last year, was trying to extort him as well.

Either way, there is evidence this time, that will either convict or excuse the incident.


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