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"After imposing an appropriate level of discipline and outlining the steps we feel will be necessary to be successful as a player and a person, we intend to allow Ben the opportunity to prove to us he is the teammate and citizen we all believe he is capable of being.” Rooney said the team is prepared to discipline Roethlisberger now, but will wait for the league’s decision.Roethlisberger told him that he will accept the punishment, Rooney said.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is reviewing the matter and Steelers president Art Rooney II said Thursday that the league and team probably won’t settle on any punishment until after next week’s draft."When we get to the point where we have agreed with the commissioner on what that action will be, that’s when it will be imposed,” Rooney said.Ocmulgee Circuit District Attorney Fred Bright said Monday the woman’s accusations could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt and that the woman had asked him not to pursue the case.Roethlisberger also is being sued in civil court by a former Nevada hotel employee for an alleged sexual assault in 2008. According to the investigators’ summary of events, Roethlisberger friend Brad Aurila had a conversation with the quarterback when they returned to his house that night and asked him why police showed up at the nightclub.
Roethlisberger, who faces possible discipline by the Steelers and the NFL, has denied the accusations.He acknowledged in an interview with investigators that he made some derogatory comments about the alleged victim to other officers.Multiple calls to a number listed for Blash rang unanswered.After the accuser emerged from the bar and told Biancofiore and Lubatti about the encounter, the women left."I walked up to the first cop car we saw and told them what happened,” Lubatti said in a statement.