Did Roethlisberger commit an ‘illegal use of cell phone’ violation?

(Update 2: The words “probably not” have been removed from the headline on this post because, upon further review, the answer to the question is “almost certainly yes.” My bad for even considering the notion that the NFL was being truthful.)

A short video clip from last night’s Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore football game certainly appears to show Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger glancing at a cell phone and then stashing it in his pocket, which if true would constitute a violation of NFL rules governing electronic devices and would be called cheating if done by an employee of the New England Patriots.

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Network World Paul McNamara