Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday March 23rd
All of the Steelers brass is down in Orlando for the NFL owners meetings and the media is doing their best to catch back up with Art Rooney II, Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin. Tomlin shed light on many subjects, on Monday, that included the rumors of Bruce Arians being fired, running the football more in 2010, Dennis Dixon and Antwaan Randle El. The biggest statement was that he intends to find and use a fullback that can block like Dan Kreider did.
Scott Brown has a complete Q & A of the talk with Mike Tomlin on his blog.
KDKA\’s Bob Pompeani got a chance to sit down one-on-one with Steelers President Art Rooney II to cover many subjects on Monday. He too addresses the Bruce Arians rumors that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger stepped up and saved Arians job. That evidently all was untrue.
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If you missed the compensatory news from Monday, the NFL announced the Steelers would be getting three compensatory picks in the 2010 NFL draft. The Steelers will get two 5th round picks and one 7th round pick for the 2009 free agent loses of wide receiver Nate Washington, cornerback Bryant McFadden and quarterback Byron Leftwich in free agency last year.
NFL commissioner, Roger Goodell, said Monday that he plans to meet with Ben Roethlisberger, who has been accused of sexual assault twice since July, but did not specify when he plans to meet with him.
Bob Labriola and Mike Prisuta discuss the Steelers free agent signings of Larry Foote and Antwaan Randle El and also the new NFL overtime rules proposal on the Steelers.com, Agree to Disagree episode.