Art Rooney II

Steelers Unhappy To Play Second Straight Christmas Day Game

It’s just your usual Monday afternoon football game. The Pittsburgh Steelers are slated to play on Christmas Day for the second season in a row, traveling to Houston to play the Texans at 4:30 PM/ET on NBC. And several in the organization, let’s say, weren’t sharing much holiday spirit. Put…




Devil’s Advocate: The Impact Of Dan Rooney’s Loss

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Some Thoughts On The Passing Of Chairman Dan Rooney

I’m not even going to begin to suggest that I have an adequate level of knowledge about the man or even sufficient capacity as a writer to be able to appropriately pen a send-off to Daniel M. Rooney, who was arguably the single-most important man in the history of the…





AB’s Advice To Bell: Be Patient

We just wrote about Art Rooney II”s comments of not having a timetable on getting a long-term deal done with Le’Veon Bell. Antonio Brown has been down that road, waiting until yesterday to get his contract signed. Speaking with ESPN’s Trey Wingo this afternoon, Brown gave Bell a simple message….


AR2 Has No ‘Real Time Frame’ For Bell Contract Extension

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers placed the franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell on Monday and with that formality now out of the way the two sides will obviously begin working on a long-term contract extension. While contract talks are expected to take place in the coming weeks with…


AR2 ‘Not Worried About Off-The-Field Kind Of Things’ With AB

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Antonio Brown to a four-year, $68 million contract extension on Monday and on Tuesday the team held a press conference to announce the new deal. After that media session ended, Steelers team president Art Rooney II was interviewed by Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio…


Antonio Brown Says Ben Roethlisberger Is ‘Pretty Excited’

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown signed a four-year contract extension on Monday that now makes him the highest-paid player at his position in the league. After signing that contract, Brown talked to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. “I spoke with Ben last night and he was pretty excited,” Brown said Tuesday…


Steelers Place Franchise Tag On RB Le’Veon Bell

As expected, the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed the exclusive franchise tag on running back Le’Veon Bell, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Steelers have placed franchise tag on RB Le'Veon Bell, per source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) February 27, 2017 While the exact amount of the 2017 franchise tag for…


Steelers Coaching Staff Expected To Remain Intact For 2017

With one week to go before the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine gets underway in Indianapolis it appears as though there won’t be any changes on the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff this offseason. During his Tuesday online chat, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette was asked if it’s safe to assume…


Dulac Believes Steelers Will Re-sign QB Landry Jones

Will Landry Jones be the Pittsburgh Steelers backup quarterback once again in 2017? It might be a while before we know the answer to that question but one longtime beat writer said Wednesday he believes Jones will return in 2017 to backup starter Ben Roethlisberger. During his Wednesday online chat,…