Roethlisberger: 'I Have Committed No Crime'

Disgraced QB won't appeal 6-game NFL suspension
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 26, 2010 2:45 PM CDT
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger reads a statement in the team's locker room, April 12, 2010. Roethlisberger won't appeal his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.   (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

(Newser) – Ben Roethlisberger will not appeal NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to suspend him for six games for violating the league's personal conduct policy. "More is expected of me," the Steelers quarterback said in a statement released today, over 6 weeks after the night of barhopping that ended with Roethlisberger accused of sexual assault. "I am accountable for the consequences of my actions." To read the full statement, click here.

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