Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 1/8/14
Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II met with a few members of the local media on Wednesday and several of the talking points are now being posted on Twitter. During his interview, Rooney addressed the future of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Rooney stated that Roethlisberger will be with the team long after his contract expires in 2015 and that is pretty much what everyone outside of Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network expected. 3 of us just interviewed #Steelers Prez Art Rooney, who says Ben Roethlisberger will be with team long after his contract expires after 2015 — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) January 8, 2014 However, Rooney said that just because they extend QB's contract in the past with 2 years left does not mean they will do so this year. — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) January 8, 2014 Roethlisberger's current contract runs through the 2015 season and while the speculation is that an extension would be worked out
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