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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
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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
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