• Rooney discusses Steelers, Tomlin; is excited for team's future

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Jan 9, 2014
    Rooney also said coach Mike Tomlin did a “very good job” in keeping the Steelers together and nearly getting them into the playoffs despite their 0-4 start. “Mike [Tomlin] is still going through the process,” Rooney said, via Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. I don’t know when that will be, but there’s no doubt we look at Ben as somebody who’s going to be here for the long term and hopefully five or more years,” Rooney said. From the tone of Rooney’s statement, the team will be aggressive in tr...
    • Steelers will appeal if they lose draft pick

      Steel City wake-up: morning links Steelers president Art Rooney II made the media rounds Wednesday, meeting with two groups of print reporters and appearing on Steelers TV. Rooney addressed a range of topics, from Ben Roethlisberger's contract situation…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Rooney hints that Steelers won’t try to extend Roethlisberger

      With cap numbers of $18.895 and $18.395 million, respectively, over the final two years of his current contract, most assume that the Steelers’ annual effort to create cap room via renegotiating quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s deal will entail a contra…
    • Rooney won’t comment on other possible coaching changes

      Last week, the Steelers parted ways with offensive line coach Jack Bicknell Jr. To the extent that the making of only one change would prompt anyone to believe that it would be the only change, prompt again. In an end-of-season session with a trio of re…
  • Rooney: Steelers' defense must improve

    PITTSBURGH -- Art Rooney II, in a wide-ranging interview on Wednesday, lauded the direction of the Steelers’ offense. But he also said the Steelers have to improve across the board on the other side of the ball. The Steelers slipped from first in total …
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Rooney Says Extension For Roethlisberger Will Happen

    Steelers president Art Rooney II talked to a few reporters on Wednesday, and while most of it was the usual Steeler chatter as the offseason begins, there was one thing that caught most peoples ears. The team will give a contract extension to quarterbac…
    • Rooney: Big Ben must retire as a Steeler

      Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II said a contract extension for Ben Roethlisberger will happen at some point, noting he wants the franchise quarterback to finish his NFL career where he started it.
      Source: ESPN.com

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