ART ROONEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steelers president Rooney expects Roethlisberger to return

PITTSBURGH (AP) The ''to-do'' list for Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II, general manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin heading into the offseason is pretty extensive. Finding a replacement for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is not on it. Rooney said Tuesday he anticipates the two-time Super Bowl winner returning for a 14th season in 2017. Roethlisberger...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft: 'Good possibility' NFL on board with Raiders' move to Las Vegas

The San Diego Chargers aren’t the only NFL team that could relocate in the near future. The Oakland Raiders also have been involved in some intriguing relocation discussions, with a potential move to Las Vegas on the table. The Raiders’ proposed move was the center of attention when some NFL owners met in New York on Wednesday, but the most interesting quote of the day came...
Via NESN.com
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Steelers to wear all-black "color rush" uniforms this season

The much anticipated release of the Pittsburgh Steelers color rush uniforms will still have to wait, but we now know what they are going to look like. Steelers president Art Rooney gave a description, and to be honest it sounds like they will look pretty amazing — even if they don’t exactly evoke a “color rush” image in your mind. “It will be something different,” said...
Via Sportsnaut
August 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Art Rooney wants to see more discipline out of Martavis Bryant

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant was suspended by the NFL for a year for multiple violations of the league’s substance abuse policy. Shortly after the suspension, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert released a statement, expressing the team’s disappointment in their receiver. “We are very disappointed that Martavis Bryant has put himself in this current situation of...
Via The Comeback
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers president wants Martavis Bryant to be more disciplined

Steelers president Art Rooney wants to see more discipline out of wide receiver Martavis Bryant, who was suspended for a year following multiple failed drug tests. News came out last week that Bryant would be suspended for a year after multiple positive drug tests. He is entering rehab as he’s said to be dealing with a depression issue. The Steelers want Bryant back considering...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2016  |  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 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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