Art Rooney II

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,…


Bouchette: Steelers TE Ladarius Green Will Remain On Roster

Due to his history of concussions, there’s been a lot of talk about Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green as to whether or not the team will keep him moving forward. However, during his weekly chat session on Tuesday, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette wrote that he believes Green…


Super Bowl LI Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

After two weeks of agonizing coverage on the NFL Network, Super Bowl LI is almost here. I must tell you, I am pretty much Super Bowl week-ed out as of right now. With that said, I am very much looking forward to the game between the New England Patriots and…


AB Says He Knows Ben Roethlisberger Isn’t Retiring

I don’t think anyone expects Ben Roethlisberger to hang up his cleats this year but given the mini-freak out it caused when he originally said it, being reassured sure is nice. In Antonio Brown’s Facebook Live chat with the New York Times, the one where he wouldn’t commit to signing…





Rooney II Says Coaching Staff Evaluations Are Still Ongoing

During his end-of-the-season press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin wouldn’t commit to the team’s entire coaching remaining intact during the offseason. During a Wednesday morning interview on DVE Radio, Steelers team president Art Rooney II was asked if the coaching staff evaluation is still ongoing. “Yeah, a couple…