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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger gives his explanation for Joey Porter being on the field vs. the Bengals

During his weekly radio show with 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh, Ben Roethlisberger talked about a lot, but gave his take on the Joey Porter scandal which has become big news around the league.

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Why was Joey Porter on the field Saturday night?

What was he saying to Vontaze Burfict and Adam Jones?

Were there other coaches on the field while Pittsburgh Steelers medical staff tended to Antonio Brown?

What were Porter's intentions?

Was there a second gunman on the grassy knoll?

All of these questions don't have answers, and likely will never have answers, but that won't stop experts and pundits from giving their best answer to all of the questions above.

For someone looking for an opinion which might actually have some merit, look no further than Ben Roethlisberger. During his weekly radio show on 93.7 The Fan in Pittsburgh, Roethlisberger was asked about many topics, and Porter's presence on the field was certainly one of them.

See what the franchise quarterback had to say about the ordeal which changed Chris Boswell's game-winning field goal from a 50-yard kick, to a 35-yard chip shot.

"Honestly, Joey comes out there to help AB off the field," Roethlisberger said. "People are making a big deal about him being out there, and why was he out there. Well, I think it makes a lot of sense why he's out there. Offensive coaches aren't going to go out there because we're trying to draw up plays for the next play, and how can we move the ball down the field. Joey's still a passionate guy, he's a young coach. He's going to be able to help, if he needs to carry him off, help get him off the field. I think it makes a lot of sense that Joey's out there to help a player off the field."

Hear for yourself what Roethlisberger said regarding the scandal which has become a hot-button topic in both Pittsburgh and Cincinnati.

Whether you buy the idea that Porter was simply out there helping will largely depend on the team you call your own. Steelers fans will obviously suggest Porter is doing nothing but helping, until he got into a dust-up with Burfict and Jones.

Those who root for the Bengals will certainly see Porter as nothing but an instigator, and someone who was trying to draw a penalty for the team he used to play for, and now coaches.

There is validity to both theories, and as previously stated, it is likely a debate which will never be truly settled. Nonetheless, what's done is done, and Roethlisberger did as good a job as anyone explaining the situation from a player's perspective.