Roethlisberger: 'I am accountable'

Updated: April 26, 2010, 6:42 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- A chastened Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger accepted his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy Monday and promised to "comply with what is asked of me -- and more."

In his first comments since the NFL handed down the penalty last week, Roethlisberger apologized to his teammates and fans for his behavior last month in a Georgia bar, where a 20-year-old college student accused him of sexual assault.

"The commissioner's ...

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