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  1. Obama, NFL players, friends say their goodbyes to Dan Rooney


    Tue, 18 Apr 2017

    the Steelers ' offices to fire coach Bill Austin. "Thankfully, that was the last time he had to fire a coach," Art Rooney II , now the team's president, said with a laugh. Rooney hand-picked Austin's successor, Chuck Noll. And over

  2. Ben Roethlisberger says he'll return for 2017 season


    Fri, 7 Apr 2017

    Bowl . Coach Mike Tomlin admitted the Steelers needed to prepare for life after Roethlisberger , but team president Art Rooney II quickly said he expected Big Ben to return in 2017. "As an organization, we have been hopeful that Ben would return

  3. Steelers hosting Joshua Dobbs, Patrick Mahomes on visit


    Mon, 3 Apr 2017

    pointed out . Roethlisberger has yet to definitively say he'll be back in 2017, although Steelers team president Art Rooney II expects him to return . However, the team has made it clear it's preparing for life after Big Ben , and Monday

  4. Art Rooney: I expect Ben Roethlisberger to play in 2017


    Tue, 28 Mar 2017

    Steelers president Art Rooney II told NFL Network that he expects Ben Roethlisberger to play this season. When will the veteran quarterback announce his plans for 2017?

  5. Rooney II has talked to Big Ben, 'expects him back'


    Tue, 28 Mar 2017


    Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney II sits down with Steve Wyche to talk about the futures of Steelers stars Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, as well as his thoughts on NFL franchises relocating.

  6. Ben Roethlisberger's retirement talk, free agency bargains, more


    Tue, 21 Mar 2017

    one in the organization was taking Roethlisberger's words seriously. In the weeks to follow, Steelers president Art Rooney II and general manager Kevin Colbert both said they expect Roethlisberger to play despite his comments. This refusal

  7. Pittsburgh Steelers want James Harrison back for 2017


    Wed, 22 Feb 2017

    earnest, but it sounds like a matter of time before it happens," Rapoport reported. It echoes what Steelers president Art Rooney II said last month, telling the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the club is "open" to reuniting with Harrison, while

  8. Rooney: Antonio Brown's antics are 'little annoyances'


    Wed, 1 Feb 2017

    More Columns > Steelers president Art Rooney II does not think wide receiver Antonio Brown has crossed over into detrimental to the team status. At least that was the sentiment

  9. Art Rooney II : Roethlisberger expected to return, plans to pay Antonio Brown


    Tue, 31 Jan 2017


    NFL Insider Ian Rapoport reports on Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney II's expectation for QB Ben Roethlisberger and his intentions to keep Antonio Brown in Pittsburgh

  10. Joey Porter will be coaching Sunday for Steelers


    Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    that Joey Porter will return to our coaching staff for the game in Kansas City this weekend," Steelers President Art Rooney II said in a statement. "We have reviewed the available information regarding the incident that took place on Sunday

  11. Eric Berry's award-worthy season; Raiders, Chargers update


    Sat, 17 Dec 2016

    Chargers dragged on this week, with an owners' meeting producing only incremental movement. Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney II said he thought a vote on the relocation of the Raiders (the Chargers already got approval to move to Los Angeles

  12. Jim Irsay: No optimism for Oakland, San Diego markets


    Wed, 14 Dec 2016

    there and that goes a long way." If the Raiders do decide to file a formal relocation proposal, Steelers co-owner Art Rooney II said a vote from owners on relocation wouldn't come before March, according to NFL Network's Judy Battista. Reiterating

  13. Johnson's Jets duties could change if he gets ambassador role


    Sun, 11 Dec 2016

    ambassador to Ireland. He gave up his committee duties, but leadership of the team didn't dramatically shift because Art Rooney II , named president in 2003, had already taken a large hands-on role. Dan Rooney still attended league meetings

  14. Art Rooney II : Steelers are better than 4-5 record


    Fri, 18 Nov 2016

    and out of control in the AFC North division race. Speaking on NFL Network's Up to the Minute Live on Thursday, Art Rooney II , president and co-owner of the Steelers , said the turnaround starts on the shores of Lake Erie against the Browns

  15. Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research established


    Thu, 17 Nov 2016

    PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers team President, Art Rooney II , announced today the establishment of a new foundation ..... Foundation Board." In addition, Steelers co-owners Art Rooney II , Rob Citrone and Larry Paul will become members of the

  16. Injury roundup: Roethlisberger has 'chance to play'


    Wed, 2 Nov 2016

    after the Steelers ' loss to the Dolphins to fix a meniscus tear in his left knee. Steelers president and co-owner Art Rooney II said Roethlisberger could miss as many as six weeks . Sunday would mark a little less than three weeks since the surgery

  17. Rooney: Big Ben's recovery likely two to six weeks


    Thu, 20 Oct 2016

    New England Patriots . How many other games he'll miss is anyone's best guess. Steelers president and co-owner Art Rooney II told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport at the Fall League Meeting on Wednesday that Big Ben 's rehab could be anywhere

  18. NFL forms Chairmen's Committee of team owners


    Fri, 26 Aug 2016

    committee are Clark Hunt (Chiefs), Robert Kraft (Patriots), Bob McNair (Texans), John Mara (Giants) and Art Rooney II (Steelers). The group will help spearhead initiatives aimed at defining and identifying league priorities and ensuring

  19. In his footsteps: Living up to legacies of Rooney, Halas, Mara


    Thu, 16 Jun 2016

    title of president, and much of the day-to-day decision-making, to his son -- and Art Rooney's grandson -- Art Rooney II . Dan Rooney says that his favorite memory of his father came after the Steelers won Super Bowl IX, the first of the

  20. Rooney: 'I doubt' Burfict-free game was intended


    Fri, 15 Apr 2016

    as extra punishment for the Bengals to be without their stud linebacker versus a division rival, Steelers president Art Rooney II doesn't believe the league had an anti- Bengals leaning when creating a matchup Burfict would miss. "I doubt that

  21. Steelers GM: Team has no plans to cut Martavis Bryant


    Mon, 21 Mar 2016

    what we have to do without him in 2016. After all that is taken care of, we will revisit it. As of right now, as Art Rooney II said, we support him. But in all honesty, what happens is totally up to him." Colbert said in a statement at the

  22. Kevin Colbert: Steelers feel good about Sammie Coates


    Sun, 20 Mar 2016

    him in 2016. After all that is taken care of, we will revisit it but as of right now, as ( Steelers president) Art ( Rooney II ) said, we support him, but in all honesty, what happens is totally up to him." Bryant will be eligible to apply

  23. Martavis Bryant suspended minimum one season


    Mon, 14 Mar 2016

    season with a four-game ban due to multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. Steelers president Art Rooney II expressed concern for Bryant in January, saying, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: "Martavis is a player who has

  24. Rooney: Le'Veon Bell's future 'is here' with Steelers


    Thu, 28 Jan 2016

    2016 -- and his status on the Steelers ' roster going forward appears as shaky as ever. However, Steelers president Art Rooney II has no doubts where Bell will end up when healthy, telling a group of Pittsburgh reporters that Bell's future

  25. Rooney: I think we came together to make a good decision


    Tue, 12 Jan 2016


    Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II addresses the media on the final decision to bring the Rams to Los Angeles and what it means for the L.A. market.