Just moments after a news conference that shed little light on the investigation into an alleged sexual assault involving Ben Roethlisberger, the attorney representing the Steelers quarterback said in a statement that his client is not guilty of any crime.

High-profile Atlanta-based attorney Ed Gardland said there was "no criminal activity" and that Roethlisberger is "completely innocent of any crime." Garland also maintains that no sexual assault occurred.

Before Garland issued his statement, the police chief of Milledgeville, Georgia, where the incident took place Friday night, said he planned to talk to Roethlisberger in the next several days. No charges have been filed.

Roethlisberger, who owns a home about 30 miles north of Milledgeville on Lake Oconee, is also being sued by a woman who claims he raped her in 2008 at a hotel-casino in Lake Tahoe hotel and casino, an allegation he strongly denies.

Steelers President Art Rooney II said in a statement Monday that the team is closely monitoring the Milledgeville situation.

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"All of us in the Steelers family are concerned about the recent incident involving Ben Roethlisberger in Georgia," the statement said. "We cannot comment on any of the specifics until law enforcement's investigation is concluded."

Garland, Roethlisberger's new attorney, previously represented rapper T.I. on a federal weapons charge and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis in a murder case. More serious charges against Lewis were dropped and he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge.