Goodell: NFL “thorough” in Roethlisberger probe
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he will decide soon whether
to punish Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for his
Goodell was attending a dinner honoring Steelers chairman Dan
Rooney on Wednesday night.
He says the NFL will be “thorough” in looking at the
Goodell and Roethlisberger met for several hours Tuesday in New
York, one day after Roethlisberger learned he would not be charged
for the alleged sexual assault of a Georgia college student.
While Roethlisberger faces no criminal charges, he remains
involved in a Nevada civil suit that alleges he sexually assaulted
a hotel employee there. The NFL could punish the two-time Super
Bowl winner under its code of conduct.