Roethlisberger: "You know there are times that, people that have been making a big deal for the last couple years about me riding first of all, and then me riding without a helmet, but it's one of those things that I ride with a helmet also. I do a little bit of both. If you don't wear a seat belt every time you ride in the car should I label you as a person who doesn't wear a seat belt? And unfortunately I happened to not have it on that day because I forgot it in the basement." [emphasis self-added]
Things left out of the interview:
"I mean, if you smoke pot most of the time, but let's say like 33 .. no like 25% of the time, you smoke crack ... does that mean I should label you as a crack smoker?"
"Or, like if you hit your wife say like only on weekends after a loss or smoking crack, but you're totally cool the rest of the week, does that mean you should be labeled as a spouse abuser?"
Footballers ... what are you going to do? Go Niners!