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  1. What's the criteria for hiring a head coach?


    Tue, 3 Jan 2017


    start with a list. But as far as characteristics. The number one thing. Is leadership can the main command the room I asked Dan Rooney what DJ and look what his guys the most successful owner and a history of sports number one thing. Leadership any command

  2. What does it take to be a head coach?


    Mon, 2 Jan 2017


    what. Are you looking for. When it comes to filling let's start with the head coaching vacancy. You know I interviewed Dan Rooney and easily the most successful person in the history of all sports at hiring people. Three head coaches in what forty some

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


    Sun, 11 Dec 2016

    might be important. This has happened before. Steelers owner Dan Rooney was confirmed in 2009 as U.S. ambassador to Ireland. He ..... president in 2003, had already taken a large hands-on role. Dan Rooney still attended league meetings, and Johnson likely would

  4. How to hire an NFL coach or GM: A view from the inside


    Wed, 30 Nov 2016

    is an inexact science, every expert interviewed for this story pointed to one person who has an infallible track record: Dan Rooney of the Pittsburgh Steelers . "He's hired three coaches in 40 years," Dungy said. "He's never had to fire a coach

  5. Battista on Bowles being done talking Fitzpatrick


    Fri, 17 Jun 2016


    league and passed along ownership. To their children can you enlighten us on that. Yet we talked today's three owners Dan Rooney at the Steelers Virginia McCaskey of the Chicago Bears. And John Mara of the New York Giants about what their fathers all

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


    Thu, 16 Jun 2016

    general manager. ********** Dan Rooney was managing the day-to-day operations ..... starting as a ballboy while in high school, Dan Rooney signed players to contracts while still ..... Rooney's grandson -- Art Rooney II. Dan Rooney says that his favorite memory of his

  7. Daniel Rooney , Dan Rooney , Peter Rozelle, Chuck Noll


    Wed, 23 Sep 2015

    NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle presents the Super Bowl trophy to Pittsburgh Steelers president Dan Rooney and head coach Chuck Noll after Steelers defeated the Dallas Cowboys, 21-17, to win Super Bowl X in the Orange Bowl in Miami, Jan. 18, 1976. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)

  8. RES: Hall of Fame and Frank Gifford


    Mon, 10 Aug 2015


    going on and I turn around and I look at the moderate was Dan Rooney being. Introduced use on the stage is one of the returning pro football hall of famers place went nuts you couldn't see Dan Rooney on the broadcast because all the other hall of famers were

  9. Ike Taylor retires after 12 seasons with Steelers


    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

    entertain wearing another uniform in the end. In his retirement announcement, Taylor told a story about how franchise chairman Dan Rooney Sr. told his own son, Art Rooney, to vacate his office so Taylor could go in there and get some rest. It helped illustrate

  10. Tomlin: Troy Polamalu is a 'legendary Steeler and man'


    Fri, 10 Apr 2015

    him and wish him nothing but the best moving forward." "He is a good, family man, which meant a lot to him," chairman Dan Rooney added. "I think that's part of what he is going to do (moving forward). But he's been a tremendous leader, really

  11. Troy Polamalu to retire after 12 seasons


    Thu, 9 Apr 2015


    Troy Polamalu has decided to retired this. According to the health standard now according to the paper. Polamalu called Dan Rooney Wednesday nights and warned him he was retiring from football. The Steelers I had. Asked Almonte to retire in February Palmolive

  12. 'A Football Life': Breaking restraints


    Fri, 27 Mar 2015


    Oilers. They called the run and shoot offense. And Warren Moon was a precision trick. 3000 yards. Numbers surpassed only by Dan Rooney . During that at. This finest hour would come in 99. And Kansas City. Home and sleep. The conditions especially against

  13. NFL names sportsmanship award in honor of late Art Rooney Sr.


    Fri, 23 Jan 2015

    NFL community. We look forward to seeing who will receive the award each year," said Steelers Chairman and Art's son Dan Rooney . "I think my grandfather would be a little uncomfortable with the idea of an award being named for him," says Steelers

  14. Sportsmanship Award named in honor of Art Rooney Sr.


    Thu, 22 Jan 2015

    NFL community. We look forward to seeing who will receive the award each year," said Steelers Chairman and Art's son Dan Rooney . "I think my grandfather would be a little uncomfortable with the idea of an award being named for him," says Steelers

  15. Stats show safety rules to protect QB have led to increased offense


    Tue, 20 Jan 2015

    interview at least one minority candidate for any vacant coaching or GM post. The man for whom it was named, Steelers co-owner Dan Rooney , is open to seeing whether it could be improved. "When it was first implemented in 2003, the Rooney Rule set parameters

  16. Pittsburgh Steelers' return to playoffs fueled by resurgent D


    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    particular Sunday afternoon, although his three bosses -- Dan Rooney , Art Rooney II and Kevin Colbert -- were standing nearby ..... making the playoffs was visible on LeBeau's face Sunday, as Dan Rooney made his way around the locker room, shaking players' hands

  17. Chuck Noll's low profile belies lasting legacy


    Fri, 20 Jun 2014

    profile, he was never considered in the same pantheon as contemporaries like Bill Walsh and Don Shula, but Steelers chairman Dan Rooney once said he belonged in the company of George Halas, Tom Landry and Curly Lambeau. This season, the Steelers had already

  18. Breaking down the cities in the running for 2015 NFL Draft


    Fri, 6 Jun 2014

    pack the draft. Pittsburgh: The Rooney family is one of the most powerful and respected in the NFL, and 81-year-old Dan Rooney would love to bring a marquee event like the draft to his city. Philadelphia: How interesting would it be to hear Eagles

  19. 70 NFL coaches, executives to participate in career symposium


    Wed, 28 May 2014

    NFL general manager and current NFL Media analyst Charley Casserly. Other guests in attendance include Steelers chairman Dan Rooney ; Bengals executive vice president Katie Blackburn; Jets president Neil Glat and senior director of football administration

  20. Pittsburgh Steelers scouting great Bill Nunn dies at 89


    Fri, 9 May 2014

    great friend and a great person who did so much for the Steelers organization with the passing of Bill Nunn," Steelers owner Dan Rooney said. "Bill was a special person who did everything in his career, from playing sports to being an excellent journalist

  21. Ralph Wilson's passing has Buffalo Bills facing uncertain future


    Fri, 28 Mar 2014

    ongoing transition to the next generation of league ownership. The New Orleans Saints ' Tom Benson and Pittsburgh Steelers ' Dan Rooney now head the elder statesmen of the NFL. But of course, there is one thing very different about Wilson, something that

  22. Ralph Wilson, Buffalo Bills owner, 1918-2014


    Wed, 26 Mar 2014

    As the late Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis said of Wilson in 2009: "There were a lot of guys saying ( Steelers owner Dan ) Rooney was the conscience. But certainly, Mr. Wilson was more of a conscience of the league." Born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1918

  23. Steelers' Rooney encourages underclassmen to stay in school


    Sun, 9 Mar 2014

    of underclassmen who declare early for the NFL Draft rises steadily and significantly year after year. Steelers chairman Dan Rooney isn't giving up on stemming the tide, though. » Senior Bowl | NFL Scouting Combine | Pro days After watching a record

  24. Clark: Dan Rooney wanted N-word out of locker room


    Mon, 24 Feb 2014

    you hear it, it's black players using the word." As evidence for his take, Clark cited an effort by Steelers chairman Dan Rooney to weed the word out of the Pittsburgh locker room. "Mr. Rooney actually talked to Ike Taylor about it this season. Ike

  25. Tony Dungy: Lions contacted me before Jim Caldwell


    Wed, 15 Jan 2014

    about what they were looking for," Dungy said. "I really talked more to Mr. Ford about ( Pittsburgh Steelers chairman) Dan Rooney and the way Dan went about his search. Dan's hired three coaches in 40-some years. They haven't been big-name guys