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Los Angeles Jason La Canfora reports that the Rams and Raiders are both “very interested” in playing in Los Angeles in 2015, and the NFL even addressed the situation during last week’s owner’s meeting in Dallas. Eric Grubman, the NFL executive overseeing the LA initiative for the league, mentioned that there are “multiple teams” interested in relocating to Los Angeles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers HC Mike Tomlin Potentially On The Hot Seat?

According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, there are some people within the Steelers’ locker room that believe HC Mike Tomlin could be a source of their issues. Cole mentions that there is a “legitimate concern” that Tomlin’s seat could be hot right now as Art Rooney II is now running the team. Cole points to the fact that they fired former OC Bruce Arians and hired...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Art Rooney II Makes South Park Debut Wednesday Night

In case you missed the very entertaining season premier of South Park Wednesday night, you can now view it online in its entirety. In this episode, the South Park kids name their new start-up company after the Washington Redskins and you can probably imagine how things go from there. Nothing is off limits in this […] Steelers Art Rooney II Makes South Park Debut Wednesday Night...
Via Steelers Depot
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

John Mara, Art Rooney To Oversee Investigation Of Handling Of Ray Rice Case

According to release put out Wednesday evening by the NFL, the league has announced that they have hired former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III to investigate the league’s pursuit and handling of evidence in the Ray Rice domestic violence case. The investigation, which will reportedly be overseen by New York Giants owner John Mara […] John Mara, Art Rooney To Oversee Investigation...
Via Steelers Depot
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Will Wear Helmet Decals Paying Homage to Chuck Noll

In the upcoming season the Pittsburgh steelers will wear decals on their helmets to remember the legendary Chuck Noll. According to the NFL the decal will have Chuck’s initials “CHN” engraved in gold. Steelers President Art Rooney II comments on their decision to wear the decals. “We wanted to do something,” Steelers President Art Rooney II said, according to the team’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers debut helmet decal to honor Chuck Noll

The Pittsburgh Steelers have finally debuted the decal they will wear on their helmets this season to honor the late Chuck Noll. Sunday’s home opener against the Cleveland Browns is “Chuck Noll Day”, and will be the first of several events that will commemorate and honor the legendary coach. Check out the decal below: Per Steelers.com: “We wanted to do something,” said...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Unveil Chuck Noll Commemorative Helmet Decal

The Pittsburgh Steelers will be wearing a decal on their helmets throughout the 2014 season to honor former head coach Chuck Noll, who passed away June 13 at the age of 82, and they have now released an image of it. “We wanted to do something,” said Steelers President Art Rooney II, “and after we […] Steelers Unveil Chuck Noll Commemorative Helmet Decal is a post from: Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Art Rooney II Concerned About Increase In Penalties

The NFL referees have surely gotten their points of emphasis across so far during the preseason and in doing so it’s made several of the exhibition games even harder to watch than they normal are. Will the points of emphasis be relaxed a little bit once the regular season starts? Steelers team president Art Rooney […] Steelers Art Rooney II Concerned About Increase In Penalties...
Via Steelers Depot
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: The 5 Greatest Players of All Time

How do you take a team like the Pittsburgh Steelers, shake up the all-time roster, and then ask someone to choose the five best players of all-time. Well, I guess I get what I asked for since I am the one who came up with the assignment, but seriously I must have been making friends with Glen Livet when I thought of this.How can you make sense of five who represent this franchise...
Via Football Nation
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers to Retire ‘Mean Joe’ Greene’s #75

Both Dan Rooney and so Art Rooney II announced the Pittsburgh Steelers would be retiring the number 75 jersey of Mean Joe Greene. He becomes just the second player in Steelers’ history to have his number retired. Ernie Stautner’s number 70 was retired decades ago. The honor will be bestowed on Greene when the Baltimore Ravens come to town on November 2nd for a Sunday Night game...
Via Steel City Blitz
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers To Retire Joe Greene’s No. 75 This Season

During a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II announced that the team will retire the No. 75 jersey this year to honor Hall of Fame defensive lineman Joe Greene. Green’s number will be just the second number retired by the Steelers in the history of the franchise. Ernie Stautner, who […] Steelers To Retire Joe Greene’s No....
Via Steelers Depot
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers’ GM Colbert Makes His Own Roethlisberger Declaration

Less than a week after his boss Art Rooney II said that they will give quarterback Ben Roethlisberger a new deal after this season, Steelers’ General Manage Kevin Colbert has now stated the same thing. “I don’t see any circumstance where Ben won’t finish his career here,” said Colbert. Citing the fact that Steelers are about $6 million under the cap and that the cap is...
Via Steel City Blitz
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers not Extending Roethlisberger Yet, QB Makes a Statement on Contract

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s contract is currently well below market value. He’s slated to receive $23.7 million over the course of the final two years of his contract. To put that into perspective, divisional-rival Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens, has a deal that pays him $20.1 million on average.  Steelers owner Art Rooney II had this to say about...
Via Sportsnaut
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Steelers Training Camp: Move-In Day Recap

Training camp move-in day for the Pittsburgh Steelers went off without a hitch on Friday and for the most part, nothing really earth-shattering happened. Early in the day, Bob Labriola reported that team president Art Rooney II told him that a contract extension for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will have to wait until next offseason. Rooney […] 2014 Steelers Training Camp: Move...
Via Steelers Depot
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Stakes Reputation on Roethlisberger Contract Stance

Earlier today, Steelers Team President Art Rooney II made clear that the team will not start negotiating an extension with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger until next offseason when he has just one year remaining on his deal. While the Steelers will usually extend players who are entering the final year of their contracts, they’ve also been known to extend QBs with two years left...
Via Steel City Blitz
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Intend To Address Ben Roethlisberger’s Contract After The Season

  According to Steelers president Art Rooney II, they plan on addressing QB Ben Roethlisberger‘s contract following the season. “And so I talked to Ben, and then we talked with his agent Ryan Tollner about where we are and the fact we intend on addressing Ben’s contract situation after the season, so that we could address a number of players who were going into their last...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Talks About Advantages Of Joint Training Camp Practices With Bills

It’s been roughly 20 years since the Pittsburgh Steelers last participated in joint practices with another team during training camp, but that will change this year when they host the Buffalo Bills for two practices at Saint Vincent College in the middle of August. On Tuesday, Steelers team president Art Rooney II was asked about […] Art Rooney II Talks About Advantages Of Joint...
Via Steelers Depot
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers to wear commemorative decal on helmets in 2014

The Pittsburgh Steelers will honor legendary and recently deceased head coach Chuck Noll with a commemorative decal on their helmets for the 2014 season. The decal will be revealed on the season opener against Cleveland, September 7th which is also the date designated by Pennsylvania’s senators to honor Noll, named Chuck Noll Day.   “The team will be, for the first time, wearing...
Via cover32 - Steelers
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Will Wear Helmet Decal To Honor Chuck Noll In 2014

According to Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II the team will wear a decal bearing the initials of former head Chuck Noll on their helmets during the entire 2014 season. Rooney made the announcement during a Tuesday interview on Steelers Nation Radio. Noll passed away on June 14 at the age of 82. He […] Steelers Will Wear Helmet Decal To Honor Chuck Noll In 2014...
Via Steelers Depot
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Considering Wearing Patch Or Decal In 2014 To Honor Chuck Noll

On the Monday morning edition of “NFL AM” on the NFL Network, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II indicated that the organization is considering wearing a separate jersey patch or decal in 2014 to honor former head coach Chuck Noll, who passed away Friday evening at the age of 82. When the Art Rooney […] Steelers Considering Wearing Patch Or Decal In 2014 To Honor...
Via Steelers Depot
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers owners say Pittsburgh learned to win because of Chuck Noll

Yesterday, Chuck Noll the legendary Steelers coach passed away at the age of 82. While many say he was a noble man, who did not care about the awards, but rather teaching the team how to win. The Rooney family loved Noll, and said he was the reason for their success. “As for the football […] The post Steelers owners say Pittsburgh learned to win because of Chuck Noll appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chuck Noll, Hall Of Fame Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach, Dies at 82

PITTSBURGH — Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner said Noll died of natural causes. Noll transformed the Steelers from a long-standing joke into one of the NFL’s pre-eminent powers, becoming the only coach to win four Super Bowls...
Via NESN.com
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chuck Noll Passes Away at 82

Legendary Steelers head coach Chuck Noll died Friday night at the age of 82. For most of their first 40 years, the Steelers were hot garbage. Pittsburgh was where Bobby Layne was traded causing him to inflict his infamous curse. That changed in 1969. The Steelers hired Chuck Noll as their new head coach, and his first draft pick was a small-school defensive tackle named Joe Greene...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Thinks Steelers Will Appear On Hard Knocks Sooner Or Later

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II was interviewed Wednesday morning at the Veritix Sports Facilities & Franchises 2014 and Ticketing Symposium that is taking place at the Marriott City Center in Pittsburgh and he might have dropped a hint as to whether or not his team will be the subject matter this year on […] Art Rooney II Thinks Steelers Will Appear On Hard...
Via Steelers Depot
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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