Found January 17, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
The Pittsburgh Steelers will wear new "throwback" uniforms for two homes games in 2012 as the team celebrates its 80th season in the NFL according to team Steelers president Art Rooney II on Tuesday. Rooney met with several of the Pittsburgh media today for a 20 plus minute interview to put a wrap on the 2011 season and look forward to 2012. The Steelers wore throwback uniforms this past season at home against the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns and they featured the black jersey tops with yellow stripes and yellow numbers. They wore these with the white pants that had yellow and black Read more [...]

Dan Rooney to return to Steelers in 2012; new throwback uniforms coming too

Steelers' president Art Rooney II had an excellent interview this afternoon and provided tons of insight into the Steelers upcoming offseason and 2012 season. One of the biggest nuggets he revealed was that his father Dan is expected to return stateside after serving one term as the US ambassador to Ireland. Dan Rooney is expected to be back with the Steelers in a capacity to...

Rooney Wants Roethlisberger to Take Less Hits but Likes the Offensive Line Steelers Have

Steelers President Art Rooney II wants Ben Roethlisberger to “tweak his play a little bit” and not take as many hits.  Roethlisberger is about to turn 30 and the toll that is being taken on his body will soon start to kick in.  We saw that start this season.  Roethlisberger was injured against Cleveland and still was not healthy 4 weeks later when the playoffs started.  As...

Dan Rooney returning to Steelers

In other news from yesterday’s press conference with Art Rooney II he let the media know that his father and current Ambassador of the United Sates to Ireland, Dan Rooney will be stepping down from that post this year.  And he expects him to return to the Steelers. ″I think he’ll come back and be a key player, let’s put it that way,″ Art Rooney II said of his father...

Rooney: Steelers don’t want to “tear things apart”

Steelers club president Art Rooney recognizes this will be a challenging offseason. The team has salary cap issues and a number of veterans that cost more than they are worth. Their aging defense needs to be re-tooled. Rooney told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette the Steelers will not “tear things apart” and start over from…

Report: Bruce Arians May Not Return As Steelers Offensive Coordinator In 2012

Gerry Dulac is reporting tonight that Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians might not return in 2012. Dulac reports that it is unclear if Arians is retiring or is just not having his contract renewed. Arians has been the Steelers offensive coordinator since 2007 and was the Steelers wide receivers coach from 2004–2006. Before coming to the Steelers, Arians was...

Rooney: 'optimistic' about Wilson's recovery

Art Rooney said this afternoon that he was "optimistic" about the ultimate recovery of Kirby Wilson, the Steelers running backs coach severely burned in a home fire Jan. 6.

Rooney gives state of Steelers

Over the course of 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon, Art Rooney laid out plenty of information and his own opinions about the Steelers of 2011 and where they are headed in '12.

Dan Rooney expected to return to Steelers in 2012

Dan Rooney’s run as ambassador to Ireland is expected to come to an end this year. Steelers club president Art Rooney told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that he expects his father to step down for his ambassador position and re-join the Steelers in some capacity in 2012. Art Rooney spoke at length about…

Rooney: Steelers face "tough" salary cap decisions

The Steelers must make some "tough decisions" in the coming weeks as they tackle what club president Art Rooney said is "probably as big an issue as we've had to face" regarding the salary cap

Limiting sacks tops on 2012 season agenda for Steelers

Art Rooney II said he'd like the Steelers to become more consistent on offense and for them to cut down on sacks of Ben Roethlisberger.

Report: Bruce Arians Decision Rest With Mike Tomlin

There has been a lot of speculation over the last 24 hours if indeed Bruce Arians will return as The Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator in 2012 and it was fueled further by a report late on Wednesday by Gerry Dulac stating that he had learned that Arians might not be back next season. Art Rooney II told Bob Pompeani in a one-on-one interview on KDKA this evening that the decision...
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