Wow, get a load of this crap spewed out by Greg Doyel over at CBS Sportsline.Apparently, Ben Roethlisberger 'makes him sick'. Why? Beacuse Roeth had a chance to make a difference but he chose not to by not wearing a helmet. Hmm, ok. It gets better.
"As the winning quarterback in Super Bowl XL -- and now as a survivor of a motorcycle crash that was unnecessarily near-fatal because he wasn't wearing a helmet -- Roethlisberger is in a unique position to advocate for motorcycle safety. He doesn't have to barnstorm the country, making speeches and filming commercials."Ok, so he's saying that Ben should apologize and at least say that he'll never ride again without a helemt. He just needs to say a few words publicly, not become the nation's foremost spokesman for helmet safety. Right?
"It wouldn't take all that much. Just a few words. A little humility. Some brutal honesty. Nothing more. Tell people that they, like Roethlisberger, should have done on June 12, and wear a helmet when they ride.Man, he's right, it shouldn't be too hard for Roethlisberger to say a few words about the mistake he made.
"Roethlisberger already has said if he rides again, he'll do so with a helmet. That's a start, but it's not enough. For one thing, no offense, but I don't believe him."Wait, he just did what you asked him to do which was to say a few words about the mistake he made and to advocate that all riders wear helmets. But you don't believe him, so it is therefore not enough. Wow. I don't know what else say. I'm not going to spend too much of my time in the future tearing apart articles written by dunces like Doyel, but this one was deserving.I think Big Ben definitely had a minor case of invincibility syndrome, but most do at his age. Young people learn as they go and Ben will do just that.