February 2008

Steelers Seeking Funding

The  Steelers will be seeking public funding to help offset the cost of a proposed entertainment complex to be built near Heinz Field.  According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette and Continental Real Estate Chairman Frank…


Steelers Tender One-Year Contracts to Four Players

With free agency basically here, the Steelers earlier today made one-year contract offers to four restricted free agents. The team made offers to wide receiver Nate Washington and guard Chris Kemoeatu, reportedly for more than…




Dan and Art Rooney Comment on Cope’s Passing

From Steelers.com  Steelers Chairman Dan Rooney on the Death of Myron Cope “The entire Steelers organization is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Myron Cope. Myron touched millions of people throughout his life,…


Myron Cope 1929-2008

In Pittsburgh he was an icon, and on Wednesday morning at a nursing home in Mount Lebanon, he went to the big announcer booth in the sky.  Steelers legendary announcer Myron Cope passed away early…


Faneca Moving On Once Free Agency Starts Friday

Steelers Pro Bowl guard Alan Faneca expects to move on when the NFL’s free agency period begins on Friday.  Faneca told the Pittsburgh Post Gazette that nothing was happening between his agent, Rich Smith, and…


Steelers Eyeing Bengals DE Justin Smith?

  With free agency starting at the end of the week, the Steelers may have their sights set on a division foes free agent. Today’s Dayton Daily News is reporting that the Black and Gold…


Steelers Tomlin, Scouts Remain at Combine

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, director of football operations Kevin Colbert and the team’s scouts are in Indianapolis, where they spent the weekend scouting players at the annual NFL combine.  Tomlin told the “Pittsburgh Post…