Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Ward told the press and his fans Tuesday that he 'couldn't fathom putting on another uniform' despite his desire to continue playing football.
"I want to go down as one of the greatest to wear the black and gold," Hines Ward told the press and his fans Tuesday. Ward confirmed he will retire as a Pittsburgh Steeler during a very tearful speech. "My love and passion for this game has given me a good 14 years with the greatest organization in the world here in Pittsburgh," he said. "I've accomplished all that I've set out to and more, but it's my love for the game that makes me want to continue playing. I am a competitor and I would love nothing more than to get to another Super Bowl. "These past few weeks, I've spent a lot of time reading emails, Facebook posts, tweets, letters and cards and as I read them I was really moved by the tremendous outpouring of love, encouragement and …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers announced Todd Haley as the new offensive coordinator on Tuesday afternoon.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have named Upper St. Clair native Todd Haley as their new offensive coordinator. “I am excited about the opportunity to come back home and work for a tremendous organization,” Haley said in a statement. “It is an honor to work with the Rooney family and Coach Tomlin and continue the success that has become synonymous with the Steelers. My father has so many fond memories both from his playing days and his time in the personnel department with the team, and I look forward to helping bring more championships to Pittsburgh and to being a part of one of the storied franchises in the NFL.” The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports Haley graduated from Upper St. Clair High School, though he starred on the school's golf team …
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Tickets are on sale now for the Nov. 8 luncheon at Heinz Field.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Pittsburgh Steelers President Arthur J. Rooney II, Event Chair Greta K. Rooney and Head Coach Mike Tomlin will honor offensive tackle Max Starks and Holy Family Institute alumnus Quinton Williams at the 19th annual Arthur J. Rooney Sr. Courage House Luncheon Nov. 8 at Heinz Field. The Courage House awards honor a Steelers player and Holy Family alumnus who have shown extraordinary courage in overcoming challenges in their personal and/or professional lives. The Ed Block Courage Award Foundation has designated Holy Family Institute as one of 20 Courage Houses nationwide dedicated to improving the lives of neglected children and ending the cycle of abuse. The foundation works with the National Football League and Professional Football …