Found May 03, 2013 on Steel City Blitz:
I was not a big fan of selecting Le’Veon Bell in the second round of the NFL Draft last week but it wasn’t because of anything Bell did or did not do. I honestly thought the Pittsburgh Steelers could have waited and grabbed him in the 3rd round but I certainly could have been wrong too. While I liked Eddy Lacy, I had some reservations about him as well but the thing I cannot fault the Steelers on at all is the fact they took the guy they wanted. As a fan, supporter and critic, I can say and believe whatever I want to but I also respect a team for targeting guys and then selecting them in the draft. It’s refreshing to see an organization ‘do as it says.’ The first thing I really like about Bell has nothing to do with his ability, but rather his toughness and perseverance. Last season, Michigan State had a less then positive season despite high expectations. The offense, behind first-year starter Andrew Maxwell at QB, struggled all season long. Their offensive line was every bit as yo...

Le’Veon Bell May Give the Steelers a Better Version of Jonathan Dwyer

With their first pick on the second day of the 2013 NFL Draft the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Michigan State running back Le’Veon Bell. Then on the third day of the draft there were rumors that the Steelers were shopping one of their running backs for a trade and that player was rumored to be Jonathan Dwyer. However, an attempt to trade one of their running backs failed and...

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According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley believes rookie running back Le’Veon Bell is a three-down player. “If it was a 1-yard run, if he didn’t have any room, he always seemed to fall forward for 4,” Colbert said. “You look at his career average, it’s right at 5.0. He’s a big guy. He can go from being very patient to knowing...

A Look At The Quarterbacks Drafted From Round Four And Later Since 1993

Ever since the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL draft, the speculation has been running rampant as to what it means for starter Ben Roethlisberger. If you look back through the history of the draft, you can clearly see why Roethlisberger shouldn't be losing any sleep. Dating back to the 1993 NFL draft, there...

Steelers 2013 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Draft

The 2013 NFL draft is now behind is and the rookie camp gets underway on Friday. As I do ever year at this time, here is my first 53 man roster prediction for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers. Prior to training camp getting started, I will release my next prediction and then will have a new prediction after each and every preseason game leading up to my final 53 man roster prediction...

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