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ART ROONEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steelers want to host Super Bowl LVII in 2023

The Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II would like to see Heinz Field host Super Bowl LVII in 2023. Rooney submitted an application to the NFL for Pittsburgh to be under consideration. “We met this morning with local community leaders to provide an update on formally submitting our application to the NFL to bid for Super Bowl LVII in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t forget the big compromise the Pittsburgh Steelers made at the merger

Imagine being a Pittsburgh Steelers fan in the late 1960s, with the merger between the NFL and AFL nearing and your team being one of the franchises asked to move from your league (what will soon be known as the NFC) to the AFL (what soon will be known as the AFC). It’s easy to look at the NFL of today (the two leagues decided to keep the name of the older and more marketable brand...
Via cover32
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers turned down chance to be called 'America's Team'

While the Dallas Cowboys are now refereed to by many as being “America’s Team”, it’s only because the Pittsburgh Steelers decided that they didn’t want to be branded that way. During an interview last weekend on the Talk of Fame Network radio show, Steelers owner Dan Rooney said that his father  Art Rooney turned down […] Steelers Turned Down Offer To Be Branded ...
Via Steelers Depot
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Says Steelers Will Have Their Eyes Open During Free Agency

If you believe the recent reports that the 2014 salary cap number could come in at $130 million or higher, than you should know how well that plays into the hands of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Team president Art Rooney II has heard those same reports, but he's not ready to start planning around that potential boost. "At the moment it's a little hard to react to it because it's nothing...
Via Steelers Depot
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mount Rushmore

Seems like all we’re seeing is talk of who would be the four heads on the NFL’s Mount Rushmore or the NBA’s and so on and so forth. I decided that since I cover the Pittsburgh Steelers I’d give you the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mount Rushmore. A storied franchise to say the least with countless players who could make cases to be a head on this mountain. With only four to choose...
Via isportsweb.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Looking To Host Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLVIII stunned everyone with a total dud last week, as the Seattle Seahawks steamrolled the Denver Broncos 43-8—tying for the third-largest margin of victory in Super Bowl history. The forecast also proved to be a surprise, as the NFL caught a break with a game time temperature of 49 degrees for the first open-air cold weather Super Bowl with snow holding off until...
Via Gridiron Grit
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers owner responds to Ryan Clark's marijuana comments

On Thursday, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark found himself back in the spotlight when he said some of his teammates smoke marijuana and that players around the league know how to avoid testing positive for the drug. On Friday, Steelers team president Art Rooney II was asked by Channel 4 Action News to comment on what Clark had to say. “I don’t really have anything to follow...
Via Steelers Depot
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dan Rooney Says Pittsburgh Will Never Bid To Host A Super Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers team chairman Dan Rooney is of course in New York for the Super Bowl festivities this week and he had some interesting comments pertaining to the city of Pittsburgh potentially hosting a future Super Bowl. According to Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post, Rooney said Pittsburgh will never bid for a Super Bowl because of a lack of hotel space, but that he is, however...
Via Steelers Depot
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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