Posts Tagged ‘art rooney II’

Steelers President Not Happy WR Mike Wallace Not at Camp

Art Rooney II is unhappy that Pro Bowl receiver Mike Wallace is not at the team’s three day minicamp. “He should be here,” Rooney said today at Steelers minicamp. Coach Mike Tomlin said he isn’t as concerned about Wallace missing the conditioning aspect of the offseason training activities and minicamp. But he also said he […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Announce They Will Release WR Hines Ward

The Steelers announced that long-time wide receiver Hines Ward will be released. “We had a conversation today with Hines Ward and informed him that we plan to release him of his contract prior to the start of the 2012 NFL calendar year,” Steelers President Art Rooney II told the team’s website. “Hines has been an […]

Art Rooney II Declines to Give the Real Answer About Bruce Arians’ Departure in Pittsburgh

Seems like there’s been more controversy about OC Bruce Arians not coming back with the Steelers, you really don’t know who to believe anymore. The Steelers (more so Art Rooney II) clearly at this point appears to have taken it upon himself to make the decision to get rid of Arians, but doesn’t seem ready […]

Tomlin, Steelers Agree To Extension

Mike Tomlin has to be breathing a sigh of relief these days as the Pittsburgh Steelers head coach has signed a two-year contract extension through the 2012 season, with an option for 2013, according to the Associated Press. The extension is not surprising since Tomlin, in his third year at the Steelers’ helm, is 31-17, […]

Steelers Rooney repsonds to fans issues with Ben Roethlisberger

It sounds like from this letter that Deadspin got their hands on that Art Rooney II is starting to get a little tired of fans beating on the clubs franchise QB. Rooney sounds like while he’s still very peeved in every way about what Ben did, he sounds like he realizes it’s time to start […]

Steelers HOF Receiver Stallworth Joins Teams Ownership Group

There’s a name that all Steelers fans know that is close to coming about as one of the new investors of the team – Hall of Fame WR John Stallworth. Art Rooney II said last week that there was a “very recognizable name” coming aboard, and Stallworth is that name. Stallworth was approved at Monday’s […]

Steelers Suitor to Buy Team Bails; Ball Back in the Court of the Rooney’s

The Steelers being owned by the Rooney family took a large step forward on Thursday, as billionaire suitor Stanley Druckenmiller withdrew his offer to buy a majority stake of the franchise. “Based on recent developments, it has become clear that the Rooneys need substantial additional time to assess their options,” Druckenmiller said in a statement. […]

Steelers Ownership to Undergo a Change at the Top

The Steelers, one of the most stable organizations in the NFL, will be shaking up some things at the top.  The team announced that chairman Dan Rooney and his son, team President Art Rooney II, want to purchase Dan Rooney’s brothers shares in the team.  The reason behind the move is that some of Rooney’s […]