Roethlisberger told police last month that he did not have sexual intercourse with the woman who has accused him of a March 5 assault, according to anonymous sources cited by KDKA-TV.
The sources reportedly told the station that Roethlisberger spoke with Milledgeville police on the night of the alleged assault and admitted sexual contact with the woman but said that it was not consummated. The sources said Roethlisberger told police that the woman slipped and fell afterward, injuring her head, according to KDKA.
Diane Kelly, spokeswoman for the Milledgeville Police Department, declined to comment on the case and whether police have interviewed Roethlisberger.
Roethlisberger's lawyers could not be reached for comment.
It was the second time in a year the two-time Super Bowl champion had been accused of sexual misconduct. Roethlisberger also faces a lawsuit filed in July by a woman who alleged that he raped her in 2008 at a Lake Tahoe hotel and casino, which he has denied. He has not been criminally charged and has claimed counter-damages in the lawsuit.
Roethlisberger, nicknamed "Big Ben" by football fans, led his team to Super Bowl victories in 2006 and 2009.
ABC News' Stephanie Wash contributed to this report.