Steelers QB settles lawsuit alleging '08 rape

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (7) reacts in the fourth quarter of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

January 20, 2012 6:49:40 PM PST
Lawyers for Ben Roethlisberger and a woman who accused him of raping her at a Lake Tahoe hotel-casino in 2008 have reached a settlement that ends her civil lawsuit against the Steelers quarterback.