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In his first public comments since Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced charges would not be brought against him in connection with a sexual assault allegation levied in March, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Monday he was "truly sorry for the disappointment and negative attention" the investigation caused to those close to him.

"I understand that the opportunities I am blessed with are a privilege and that much is expected of me as quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers," Roethlisberger said.

Roethlisberger, who spoke in the Steelers locker room and did not answer any questions, said he would not discuss the Georgia allegation. "I don't intend to discuss any details related to the events of Georgia," he said, according to The Associated Press. "I'm happy to put this behind me and move forward."


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