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It’s been established in this space that if Tennessee wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is available, the Pittsburgh Steelers should select him with the No. 17 pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
But what if Patterson is gone by the time the Steelers pick? What if they pick an outside linebacker or a running back instead?
That would be OK, but the Steelers still would need to take at least one wide receiver in the draft. They need to alleviate the loss of speedster Mike Wallace.
They don’t necessarily have to find a Wallace clone. It takes more than just speed to be a complete wide receiver.
That said, the Steelers might be tempted to do some window shopping and take a look at the fastest receivers in the 2013 draft. Patterson’s 40-yard dash time of 4.42 seconds was the sixth-fastest among receivers at the NFL Scouting Combine, according to NFL.com.
How about the five receivers who ran faster than Patterson?
Let’s take a look at the Fast Five of the 2013 NFL Draft class and assess where i...
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On Sunday night, Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu made a bad mistake when he retweeted a Twitter picture posted by @ME0ish showing him in a car with a bottle of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. After posting about the picture, the retweet by Ta'amu has since been deleted, as has the original picture.
Ta'amu has now taken to Twitter to clarify things.
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Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu made a huge mistake and tweeted a picture of himself with a bottle of alcohol while riding in a vehicle.
Just realized I retweeted a bad pic from after the draft last year.Friend from home messin with me. I don’t drink anymore. HONEST MISTAKE
— Alameda Taamu 95 (@MEDATAAMU74) April 8, 2013
I don’t go out and I don’t drink...
Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu made a poor decision Sunday evening when he retweeted an old picture of himself with an acquaintance in a car with a bottle of Cinnamon whiskey. He has since deleted those tweets and apologized.
Moving forward now, it will be interesting to see if the Steelers feel comfortable enough with Ta'amu and Hebron Fangupo, who they...
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A lot of the hollering for McClain by the fanbase stems from an article that Kevin Scarbinsky of the Birmingham News wrote back in December of 2009, right before Alabama played Florida.
Scabinsky wrote that then...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have already shown plenty of interest in free agent running back Ahmad Bradshaw and today we learned about two more teams that may pursue him once he gets healthy.
A report came out earlier that the Broncos have shown some interest in Bradshaw.
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If the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t take a wide receiver in the 2013 NFL Draft, Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert should demoted to hot dog vendors at Heinz Field.
Mike Wallace is now a Dolphin swimming in money, and the Steelers are left with Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders as their only remaining receivers who have had any impact.
The Steelers don’t necessarily have to pick a receiver...