In a recent edition of PFT Daily, we explained that, at some point, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger needs to talk to the media. If he doesn’t, he’ll have no chance to ever rebuild his image in Pittsburgh.
Then again, there’s a chance that, if he talks, he’ll make things worse.
Either way, our friends at 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh tell us that Roethlisberger will address the media after Thursday’s offseason practice
It will be critical for him to not read from a prepared text or otherwise adopted the demeanor of a prisoner of war.
Frankly, Jim Joyce provided last night the perfect example that anyone should use when confronting the reality that a mistake was made. Own it, acknowledge it, apologize for it, make no excuses, and move on.