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Roethlisberger in motorcycle accident?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by BYH, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. markvid

    markvid Guest

    Not funny.
  2. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Oh f*%&. I was just chuckling with Cougarguy this morning about which quarterback had the better drunk photos - Ben Roethlisberger or Kyle Boller. This is not good.
  3. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    No need for that ... his hair is probably falling out in clumps anytime he runs his hand through it.
  4. Duane Postum

    Duane Postum Member

    Mr Headbutt, someone else is asking for your name.

    After Winslow, one would think these guys would be more careful. I hope he's ok.
  5. markvid

    markvid Guest

    He apparently was talking after the accident, but didn't know where he was.
  6. daemon

    daemon Well-Known Member

  7. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    Please, please, please keep those of us not in Pittsburgh informed of what's going on. Terrible news all around.
  8. trounced

    trounced Active Member

    Profootballtalk blurb...I guess this is one way to take attention from soccer on its biggest day


    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Steelers quarterback Ben Roetlisberger has been injured in a motorcycle accident near the 10th Street Bridge in Pittsburgh.

    (As of 12:10 p.m. EDT, the Tribune-Review's web site had crashed, apparently due to the enormous spike in traffic.)

    The accident occurred at 11:37 a.m.  He was not wearing a helmet.

    Per WTAE-TV, Roethlisberger has been taken to the trauma unit at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh.  There are no specifics as to his condition.

    A witness to the aftermath of the accident told WTAE at 12:11 p.m. that Roethlisberger was alert and talking to paramedics, but there was "blood everywhere."  The witness also said that Roethlisberger was wearing a neck collar.  As of 12:17 p.m., neither the Mercy Hospital officials nor the team would divulge any details.

    Roethlisberger was criticized in 2005 for not wearing a helmet, which was revealed after Browns tight end Kellen Winslow wrecked his crotch rocket and suffered a torn ACL and internal injuries.  

    Said Roethlisberger at the time:  "I'm pretty conservative and laid back.  I'll just continue to be careful.  [W]e always ride in a group of people, and I think it makes it even more safe."

    There's no indication that Roethlisberger was riding in a group on Monday morning.

    Stay tuned.
  9. cougargirl

    cougargirl Active Member

    Heb beat me to it. I was just going to say, didn't Kellen Winslow teach anybody a lesson?
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    they didn't actually use "crotch rocket" in the story, did they?
  11. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Isn't a helmet mandatory? Or is that just a California thing?
  12. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Varies by state.
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