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Steel City Blitz Mock 1.0: Post-Senior Bowl

1.) Eli Apple, CB, OSU I’m not sure how I feel about this pick right now. I’ll admit I’m not fully on board. Initially I had Hunter Henry at this spot and that’s still my favorite option at this point. We need to see how things go in free agency. I’d love to move down a few picks and grab him to replace Heath Miller… However, when Art Rooney II said in his post-season...
Via Steel City Blitz
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Hunt Interviewing For Eagles’ Personnel Job

With the Senior Bowl, I actually missed this bit of news until a Philadelphia Eagles’ buddy of mine pointed it out to me last night. Art Rooney II confirmed that Brandon Hunt is interviewing for a position on the Eagles’ personnel staff. Hunt is the team’s Pro Personnel Coordinator and... The post Brandon Hunt Interviewing For Eagles’ Personnel Job appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles 2016 offseason moves look good so far…

Did you enjoy watching the Senior Bowl on ESPN on Saturday? I sure did. It sure beat shoveling snow…er, chopping ice.  We will update the prospects who stood out in Mobile and yet are also in the draft range of the Eagles after a short break here. An interesting bit of information about the Senior Bowl came to me via Bruce Cunningham, a veteran sports reporter in the region who...
Via Eagles Eye
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Acknowledges Mistakes In Personnel Evaluations

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II did his usual post-season media rounds recently, and he certainly gave us all plenty to chew on. We have already dissected much of what he had to say, but there was one thing in particular—an admission of sorts—that I think is notable enough to... The post Art Rooney II Acknowledges Mistakes In Personnel Evaluations appeared first...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Art Rooney II Believes Game Has Become Over-Officiated

Due to all of the rule changes that have taken place over the last several years, NFL games have to be much harder for the average fan to watch. In fact, this past season, I wasn’t very sure myself whether or not certain catches would stand pending an official review.... The post Steelers Art Rooney II Believes Game Has Become Over-Officiated appeared first on Steelers Depot by...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Offseason Plans, Art Rooney II Talking Points, Contracts & More

Season 6, Episode 78 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this show and with David Todd now back in town, we start this show off by recapping several of the things Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II had to say on Thursday during his talks with... The post The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Offseason Plans, Art Rooney II Talking Points, Contracts & More...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Unlikely To Play Regular Season Game In Mexico In 2016

It’s yet to be known whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers will play a regular season game in Mexico next season, but to hear team president Art Rooney II talk about the possibility, it might not happen until 2017 at the earliest. “The league has been looking at Mexico as... The post Steelers Unlikely To Play Regular Season Game In Mexico In 2016 appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Has No Issues With Mike Tomlin’s Clock Management

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly had their share of perceived clock management issues during the 2015 season, but to hear team president Art Rooney II talk, he’s fine with the job head coach Mike Tomlin did when it comes to that area of his game management. “I think Mike’s record speaks... The post Art Rooney II Has No Issues With Mike Tomlin’s Clock Management appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Antonio Brown out of NFL's concussion protocol

If Antonio Brown hadn't already been replaced in this Sunday's Pro Bowl, he's be eligible to play.Brown was cleared from the league's concussion protocol, team president Art Rooney II told the team's official website. Brown was forced to miss the Steelers' season-ending divisional round loss to the Broncos after a vicious hit from linebacker Vontaze Burfict in the waning moments...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers love Le’Veon Bell, but don’t know if giving him an extension works right now

After getting eliminated from the NFL Playoffs, the Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to figure how can they make their team better. One of the main issues they have to deal with is with running back Le’Veon Bell. The star running back has been one of the best in the NFL, but his injury might have derailed the type of money he could make. Team president Art Rooney II talked about...
Via No Guts, No Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Steelers will improve their secondary, no question about it.

The Pittsburgh Steelers have the talent for a Super Bowl run, but injuries, youth and weaknesses impeded their opportunity. Despite coming up short, Steelers fans should be excited about the organization’s future. Team president Art Rooney II shares in the enthusiasm. I’m not sure I have really seen a season quite like it in terms of injuries,” Rooney said, via Ed Bouchette...
Via EndZoneScore
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Expects C Maurkice Pouncey To Be A Major Contributor In 2016

Even though Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin remained very guarded about the health of injured center Maurkice Pouncey over the course of the entire season, team president Art Rooney II said Thursday during his end of the season talk with the media that he expects the team’s former first-round... The post Art Rooney II Expects C Maurkice Pouncey To Be A Major Contributor...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers president addresses Le’Veon Bell, Antonio Brown contracts

Looking forward to the 2016 NFL season, the Steelers have 20 potential unrestricted free agents and two players in the final season of their rookie contracts. Le’Veon Bell and David DeCastro are in line for huge contract extensions, but they’re not likely to come during the upcoming offseason. “We still feel like (Bell) is going to be a great player and hopefully the injury...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown passes concussion protocol

For what its worth, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has officially passed concussion protocol, according to Bob Labriola of Steelers.com. Art Rooney II said Antonio Brown has cleared the concussion protocol. — Bob Labriola (@BobLabriola) January 28, 2016 Obviously great news for the Steelers and their fan base as their star receiver should be ready for training...
Via EndZoneScore
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II’s Messages Typically Aren’t Just Lip Service

Mike Tomlin is the man that we see every week during the season every Tuesday. Really, Tomlin’s press conferences are a game to see how long Coach Tomlin can talk without really saying anything. This week, the big man Art Rooney II was the one a the podium however, and when he talks, we’d all be wise to listen. It always surprises me how straight forward the Steelers’ owner...
Via Steel City Blitz
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Rooney hopes Martavis Bryant learned his lesson from suspension

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant says he learned a lot this season. Team president Art Rooney II hopes Bryant learned to eliminate his issues off the field. After hauling in eight touchdown catches in 10 games as a rookie, big expectations for Bryant's second season were derailed by a positive drug test and a four-game suspension. Bryant, who was also challenged...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Art Rooney II Mum On Antonio Brown’s Contract Situation

It will certainly be interesting to see what transpires this offseason with Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown as it relates to his contract as the two-time first-team All-Pro is most definitely underpaid as it relates to the position that he plays. During his post season talk with the local... The post Steelers Art Rooney II Mum On Antonio Brown’s Contract Situation...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Hopeful Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Will Be In PIttsburgh For Long Haul

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell is one of a several players who will be entering the final year of his current contract in 2016 and one would think that he will end up receiving an extension at some point prior to the regular season starting. On Thursday, team president... The post Art Rooney II Hopeful Steelers RB Le’Veon Bell Will Be In PIttsburgh For Long Haul...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Hints CB Cortez Allen Will Be Given Another Chance To Prove Himself

Even though many of you are wanting the Pittsburgh Steelers to part ways with cornerback Cortez Allen sooner rather than later, I have wrote several times that you should be prepared for him to be back in training camp later in the summer. While team president Art Rooney II didn’t... The post Art Rooney II Hints CB Cortez Allen Will Be Given Another Chance To Prove Himself appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles receive permission to interview Steelers’ Brandon Hunt for Director of Player Personnel

The Philadelphia Eagles are still looking for their Director of Player Personnel after firing head coach Chip Kelly at the end of December and Jeffrey Lurie wanting to have more of a collaborative thought process in the front office. On Thursday, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Steelers owner/president Art Rooney II told reporters that the Eagles...
Via Total Sports Live
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Says It’s Too Early For Steelers To Plan For Life After Ben Roethlisberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a long term contract extension last offseason which should keep him in the organization through the 2019 season. While there has been some recent speculation that the team might look to the draft this year for an heir apparent to Roethlisberger, team president... The post Art Rooney II Says It’s Too Early For Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Want To Keep Le’Veon Bell Long-Term, Undecided About When They’ll Try To Get Extension Done

Steelers president Art Rooney II told reporters on Thursday that he hopes RB Le’Veon Bell‘s future “is here” in Pittsburgh, per Ed Bouchette. Rooney added that Bell is someone they would like to have around long-term, even after he sustained a serious knee injury this past season. “We feel like Le’Veon will still be a great player and hopefully the injury will be something...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Hints That Steelers Might Be More Active In Free Agency This Offseason

From a salary cap standpoint, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in relatively good shape as it relates to where they’ve been in past years and while they still will have some work to do in the coming weeks and months in that area, team president Art Rooney II hinted Thursday that... The post Art Rooney II Hints That Steelers Might Be More Active In Free Agency This Offseason appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Art Rooney II Says Pass Defense Needs To Be Main Focus In 2016

Pittsburgh Steelers team president Art Rooney II is now beginning his after the season media interviews and in a recent sit-down on Steelers Nation Radio with Bob Labriola, he identified one main area where the team needs to improve next season. “Certainly on defense, said Rooney “I thought we got... The post Art Rooney II Says Pass Defense Needs To Be Main Focus In 2016 appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Art Rooney II Facing a Major Decision With Todd Haley?

I’m guessing that even though the game has been over for several hours, Steelers’ President Art Rooney II can’t be a very happy man. While the Rooney Family is known for not showing a whole lot of emotion following losses or wins for that matter, I have to believe ARII is seething. His Steelers held their playoff fate in their own hands just a short time ago but now they have...
Via Steel City Blitz
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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