Dan Rooney

Even In Mourning, The Show Must Go On

it is an understandably somber time during the past week in Pittsburgh following the passing of former Pittsburgh Steelers President, Owner, and Chairman, and US Ambassador to Ireland, Dan Rooney. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a draft rapidly approaching, and that means, even while outside there was held…


Barack Obama In Pittsburgh To Pay Respects To Ambassador Dan Rooney

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I don’t believe that Pittsburgh Steelers President and Chairman Dan Rooney necessarily considered himself to be an overly political person. Yet while he considered himself a Republican, he found himself stirred by the speech that then-candidate Barack Obama gave following his victory in the…



Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, April 16, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…









Penguins To Honor Dan Rooney Friday Night With Helmet Decal

The Pittsburgh Penguins announced a few hours ago that they will honor Dan Rooney, chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers who passed away this week, by wearing a decal on their helmets in their Friday night playoff game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Pittsburgh Penguins will honor Dan Rooney by…


2017 Easter Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Good Friday to all of you and I hope your week was most excellent. We are now less than two weeks away from the start of the 2017 NFL Draft and that means the Pittsburgh Steelers will be wrapping up their pre-draft visits early next week. We can probably…



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…