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Ever since it was announced that Bruce Arians had retired as the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator, team president Art Rooney II has been accused of being a meddlesome owner as it relates to not letting head coach Mike Tomlin make his own decisions in regards to his own coaching staff.. Although the Arians exit was termed a retirement in a statement by Tomlin, Arians was hired as the Indianapolis Colts new offensive coordinator just a short time thereafter. That led many to think that Rooney II put his foot down about Arians returning. Tomlin had said in his final press conference of the Read more [...]
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This whole offseason for the Steelers has been more of a circus than most of us can probably remember in a long time, if ever. At least that’s how it appears from the outside right? Who really hired Todd Haley? Does Ben think he should have had more say in who was hired as the new OC? That’s just the tip of the ice berg as we all know but the fact is that Art Rooney II is the...
Owner Art Rooney II reserves the right to continue his family tradition of running the Steelers with a "hands-on" approach.
Amid widespread reports that team president Art Rooney II was behind Pittsburgh’s change at offensive coordinator, Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert says that Rooney isn’t meddling in the team’s football operations. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Colbert said Rooney isn’t taking any more control of the team than any owner would. “Art…
Art Rooney II, the son and grandson of Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL owners, reserves the right to continue his family tradition of running the Steelers with a "hands-on" approach. That does not mean he handpicked head coach Mike Tomlins new offensive coordinator, Todd Haley.
Is Art Rooney II a meddlesome owner? Not according to Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert, who says his boss runs the team no differently than Dan Rooney before him.
Lost in other news that Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert talked about in an interview Monday was his take on Art Rooney II.
Not only did Art Rooney II say he had nothing to do with the hiring of Todd Haley, but the Steelers president also was a bit surprised that coach Mike Tomlin wound up hiring him as his new offensive coordinator.
SCI.net's Mike Prisuta came through with the most in-depth interview of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger this offseason. Here, Roethlisberger talks about his meeting with Art Rooney II and much more.
There’s been a lot of protesting coming out of Pittsburgh lately. Some may wonder whether they’re protesting too much. On Thursday, owner Art Rooney II told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that coach Mike Tomlin made the decision to hire offensive coordinator Todd Haley. “I think the bottom line is, Mike was comfortable that’s…
Steelers president Art Rooney II said Thursday that it was coach Mike Tomlin's idea to hire Todd Haley as Pittsburgh's new offensive coordinator.