The current sports media culture feasts on controversy and type of allegations currently swirling around the Pittsburgh Steelers, and as a result, the days of "good guys" and "bad guys" and "model franchises" is over.
Posted by Robert Littal, on March 30, 2010 10:50 AM
While Steelers stars Ben Roethlisberger and Santonio Holmes are certainly not bolstering their franchise's stature, the allegations against them have not seriously damaged the Pittsburgh franchise...at least not yet.
While the current allegations surrounding Ben Roethlisberger and Santonio Holmes could form a lingering cloud over the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise, like so many other off-season incidents, these will eventually fade away from the media spotlight.
Posted by Dave Goldberg, on March 30, 2010 12:00 AM
Off-the-field trouble can adversely affect on the field performance, but if the team's current legal trouble blows over as it appears it could, Ben Roethlisberger, Santonio Holmes and the Steelers should return to the playoffs sooner rather than later.
Posted by Larry Brown, on March 30, 2010 12:00 AM
ozpunk: Big Ben and Santonio are in trouble again? The luster is gone. Get used to hearing this Steelers fans: "Charlie Batch, incomplete pass in...