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Tuesday web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

James Harrison anything but a guarantee to return to Pittsburgh ► And that is even if the Steelers want to re-sign the five-time Pro Bowl player, with depth at outside linebacker among their biggest concerns ... Dunlap: James Harrison Issue Is Really Jarvis Jones' Issue ► That is, if the Steelers will have him, a proposition made easier because of the contract ... When...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Art Rooney II Raps In Epilepsy Awareness Music Video

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II can now add rapper to his resume as he and veteran defensive end Brett Keisel recently laid down tracks for a song and video created to raise awareness in the fight against epilepsy. You can see Art “Grandmaster” Rooney II and Deisel Keisel in the video “How We […] Steelers Art Rooney II Raps In Epilepsy Awareness Music Video...
Via Steelers Depot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Memo: NFL forms committee to oversee possible relocation to Los Angeles

As the owner of the St. Louis Rams inches closer to a possible relocation of his team to Los Angeles, the NFL on Monday reminded all 32 teams in a memo that the league as a whole -- not an individual club -- will make the major decisions regarding relocation. The memo was provided to The Times by an individual not authorized to speak on behalf of the league. In the memo, NFL Commissioner...
Via Fox Sports West
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Bettis To Be Honored By Steelers During 2015 Season At Heinz Field

After being voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this past weekend, former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis will be honored by the organization during a home game at Heinz Field during the 2015 season. Steelers team president Art Rooney II told fans Wednesday during a Steelers Nation Unite conference call what the […] Jerome Bettis To Be Honored By Steelers During...
Via Steelers Depot
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney: Steelers must stay ahead of the pack in SB victories

Steelers.com Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II was asked Wednesday what it would mean to get to Super Bowl 50 and win the franchise’s seventh Lombardi Trophy. “It would mean an awful lot as you can imagine,” he said, per Steelers.com. “We are still the only team with six Lombardi trophies. I think we have to try to make sure we stay ahead of the pack here...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Offseason Focus: Upgrading the Secondary

Ask just about any Steelers fan what the team’s #1 issue was last season, and nine times out of ten they’ll tell you unequivocally that it was Pittsburgh’s pass defense. Despite piecing together a number of misfits and castaways to form a serviceable unit near the season’s end, the Steelers secondary was clearly the weakness of the team, from preseason until their wild card...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney Says Improving Steelers Secondary Is Top Priority

A week or so ago, in his now annual post-season press-conference, Steelers team president, Art Rooney II said, among other things, that it's time to "add some people" to the team's long-neglected secondary.Now, this is just a guess, but when your boss suggests to the media that you do something, if you're head coach Mike Tomlin, GM Kevin Colbert, or really anyone involved in Pittsburgh...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Super Bowl XLIX Preview, Josh Gordon Message To Media & More

Season 5, Episode 72 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and David Todd and I get right into talking about a few Super Bowls that he’s attended over the years and whether or not the city of Pittsburgh will ever host one in the near future following the comments made recently by Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Super Bowl XLIX...
Via Steelers Depot
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Believes Pittsburgh’s Not Far Away From Hosting A Super Bowl

Despite the fact that Heinz Field might be undersized seating wise and isn’t a domed stadium, Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II still hasn’t given up hope that the Steel City will one day be hosting a Super Bowl. “Well, I think my attitude toward it is why not? I think that we have […] Art Rooney II Believes Pittsburgh’s Not Far Away From Hosting A Super...
Via Steelers Depot
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Sportsmanship Award Appropriately Named Art Rooney Award

Midway through the 2014 season, the NFL announced it’s brainchild of an annual award, with it’s main purpose to showcase those individual players who lead by example with their standout sportsmanship, both on and off the gridiron. There will be one player representing each of the 32 NFL franchises, and earlier this morning, the league […] NFL Sportsmanship Award Appropriately...
Via Steelers Depot
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL to name sportsmanship award in honor of Art Rooney

The NFL will name an annual award recognizing outstanding sportsmanship on the field in honor of the founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Art Rooney Sr. The winner selected by the vote of the players will be announced at the ''NFL Honors'' show on Saturday, Jan. 31 on NBC, the night before the Super Bowl. The award established this year is determined by a vote of the NFL players...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL set to name sportsmanship award in honor of Art Rooney

The NFL will name an annual award recognizing outstanding sportsmanship on the field in honor of the founding owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers Art Rooney Sr. The winner selected by the vote of the players will be announced at the ''NFL Honors'' show on Saturday, Jan. 31 on NBC, the night before the Super Bowl. The award established this year is determined by a vote of the NFL players...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers prez: Don't expect playoffs to expand next season

  Don't look at NFL expansion of the playoffs as a slam dunk. Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney II said Wednesday he doesn't expect the league to expand the playoffs by two teams in 2015. Adding another wild-card team in each conference has been discussed for several years and certainly will be a hot topic at the owners' meetings in March. But Rooney cast doubt on it happening...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Would Like To Sign Big Ben To An Extension This Offseason

Steelers president/owner Art Rooney II was asked about QB Ben Roethlisberger‘s asking price likely increasing after a very productive 2014 season. Rooney said that he considers this to be a good problem to have, rather than trying to sign a quarterback that’s coming off of a poor season to a long-term contract. “I will take that problem,” owner Art Rooney II, via Steelers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Playoff Expansion, 49ers, Bills, Jets, Seahawks, Steelers

Playoff Expansion Steelers president Art Rooney said that playoff expansion will “probably not” be decided this year. “I’m not necessarily opposed to the idea of adding a playoff team or adding a team from each conference. But my view on that depends a lot on what goes with it. Schedule is certainly a factor: When would this game be played? The fact that we would now wind...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Would Like To Get New Deal Done With Roethlisberger Soon

The Pittsburgh Steelers decided not to extend the contract of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger last offseason and now that 2014 was a career year for him, his price tag has more than likely deservedly increased. That, however, doesn’t seem to bother team president Art Rooney II, who talked with the Pittsburgh media Wednesday about the possibility […] Steelers Would Like To Get...
Via Steelers Depot
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Won’t Rule Out Possibility Of Tagging Steelers LB Jason Worilds Again

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds is currently scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent come March and during his talk with the media Wednesday, team president Art Rooney II indicated that the former second-round draft pick could be back in 2015. “I can say I would like to have Jason back,” Rooney told select […] Art Rooney II Won’t Rule Out Possibility...
Via Steelers Depot
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Art Rooney II Comments, Steelers Draft Prospects & More

Season 5, Episode 69 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd unable to participate Wednesday because of his schedule, I am once again joined by Alex Kozora. Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II had his annual interview with the Pittsburgh media Wednesday so Alex and I recap what he had to say about the […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking Art Rooney...
Via Steelers Depot
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers president doubts 2015 playoff expansion

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney says he doesn't expect the NFL to expand the playoffs by two teams in 2015. Adding another wild-card team in each conference has been discussed for several years and certainly will be a hot topic at the owners' meetings in March. But Rooney cast doubt on it happening. Rooney said Wednesday he is ''not necessarily opposed to...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Talks Roethlisberger Contract, Worilds Situation In End Of The Season Talk

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II had his annual end-of-the-season talk with the media Wednesday morning and below are the talking points and answers that he covered with several members of the Pittsburgh media. As usual, we didn’t learn anything worthy of stopping the presses, but at least we all will have something to […] Art Rooney II Talks Roethlisberger Contract...
Via Steelers Depot
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers president Rooney: 2014 "good" but not quite great

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II calls 2014 a good season but says plenty of work needs to be done to get the team back to the Super Bowl. The Steelers went 11-5 and won the AFC North to return to the playoffs after a two-year absence only to be ousted by Baltimore in the wild-card round. Rooney said Tuesday that adding talent to a defense that finished...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Owner Warns of Legal War to Block Rams Move to Los Angeles

St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke has made it known that he’s willing to move his team back to Los Angeles even without the necessary votes from 24 owners to acquire league approval. That coupled with plans to build a state-of-the-art stadium complex in Southern California has people on edge regarding a potential move. It now appears that one of the most influential owners, Art...
Via Sportsnaut
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers President Art Rooney II On Former Defensive Coordinator Dick Lebeau

The Pittsburgh Steelers parted ways with longtime defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau on Saturday and less than 24 hours after head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the decision in a written statement, team president Art Rooney II has now followed suit. “I want to publicly thank Coach LeBeau for his many contributions to the Steelers organization over […] Steelers President Art Rooney...
Via Steelers Depot
January 11, 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

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
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