TMZ reported this morning that the woman accusing Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault was “hysterical” when she spoke with authorities. This is according to a source at the Milledgeville Police Department.
We may not know for a while whether sexual assault charges will be filed against Ben Roethlisberger from his time in Milledgeville, but according to ProFootballTalk.com, Roethlisberger has hired Atlanta defense attorney Ed Garland. Some of Garland’s past clients include Ray Lewis, Jamal Lewis and Pacman Jones. That is a list you want no Steelers player associated with.
Steelers free agent safety Ryan Clark is visiting the Miami Dolphins today and might be a good fit for their defense. Joel Turner did not accompany Clark on the visit and several speculate a deal may already be in place and announced soon. We shall see, but it is safe to say he has played his last game in black and gold.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and his coaching staff will meet with free agent receiver wide receiver Arnaz Battle today after returning from their weekend retreat at one of the area mountain resorts. Safety Will Allen is also rumored to be in town this week for a visit as well. Mountain resorts? Did Mr. Rooney approve and pay for that?
Lots of free agent news is happening outside of Pittsburgh in the AFC North. The Ravens traded for Anquan Boldin, the Browns signed right tackle Tony Pashos and outside linebacker Scott Fujita to multiyear contracts and the Bengals are showing interest in Brandon Marshall, Antonio Bryant and Terrell Owens.