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Source: Behind the Steel Curtain
Pittsburgh Steelers Team President Art Rooney II Says He Would Like Mike Tomlin to Be Long-term Coach. Let’s Hope that is True
With all of the activity that has been going on within the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise this offseason, it seems as if there is no guarantee that veteran players or coaches will be granted a permanent place with this organization.
So far, veterans Arnez Battle, James Farrior, Chris Kemoeatu, Bryant McFadden, Aaron Smith, and Hines Ward have been released. Moreover, on the coaching side, offensive coordinator Bruce Arians’ “retirement” seemed to be a result of team president Art Rooney II just not wanting Arians as OC anymore.
Now it is being said that Rooney would love to have head coach Mike Tomlin for a long time.
According to www.nfl.com, Tomlin has a contract that “is guaranteed through 2012 with an option for 2013. Rooney’s comments about Tomlin’s contract, performance, and future were posted on www.nfl.com.
“Our coach’s contract is something we don’t really try to speculate on what might happen,” Rooney said. “We’re obviously very happy wit…
Source: Yardbarker: Pittsburgh Steelers