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Steelers Daily News & Links: Art Rooney II Talks Irish Roots; Justin Fields Unlikely to Wear No. 1



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🏈 Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II joined Michael McQuaid of Steelers Ireland for a special episode this St Patrick’s Day. Rooney talks about his family’s ties to the island of Ireland, St Patrick’s Day in Pittsburgh and his thoughts on the steps ahead for the team on the Emerald Isle.

🏈 Justin Fields isn’t expected to wear No. 1 in Pittsburgh, as the Steelers don’t give out No. 1 anymore. Gary Anderson was the last Steeler to wear No. 1. (1982-1994) in the regular season. Quarterback Anthony Wright wore No. 1 during the preseason in 1999.

🏈 According to Courtney Cronin of ESPN, the Bears were hoping to get a second, fourth and sixth for Justin Fields. Just like what the Panthers got for Sam Darnold.

🏈 It all comes full circle. Mike Tomlin was intrigued by Justin Fields at his Ohio State pro day in 2021.

🏈 Steelers general manager completely cleaned house in the quarterback room.

πŸŽ₯ Colin Cowherd of FS1 loves the move by Pittsburgh to trade for Justin Fields.


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