PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger says he is striving to make better decisions in his life and is working closely with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to make the best of his "second chance" in football.

The Steelers quarterback talked publicly for the first time since drawing a six-game suspension for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. He did not apologize for his actions in a Georgia nightclub, where a college student accused him of sexually assaulting her. But he said he has spent the last two months rethinking his life and the type of person he wants to be.

Roethlisberger spoke briefly at the end of a Steelers voluntary practice, then took two questions before a team publicist cut off the news conference.

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