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The NFL draft is just weeks away now and the mocks are in full swing with tweaks, second guesses, and ideas being tossed about like Lombardi’s in the Steelers front office. Ok, just a little humor there but you get the idea.
We feature some of the mock drafts created by members of SA, here on the blog periodically. You can check them all out in our war room section.
MDSteel15 released his latest mock here on SA which doesn’t include drafting a nose tackle. This draws some controversy with fans for sure, but one can argue that this position is the 3rd biggest need on the Steelers right now. Also, that the combination of Hood, McLendon, and eventually Hampton (after he recovers from his ACL) surgery will suffice for 2012? You certainly couldn’t go wrong by addressing this need but there are also some scenario’s, like the one shown below, that can justify not doing so too. Tell us what you think about it and of course check out the mock below.
With the cuts the Steelers have made, m...
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The title of this post is sensational, but it is also so very true as Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent tackle Trai Essex has dropped some more serious weight this offseason as you can see in the picture below that he uses as his Twitter avatar.
When Essex showed up last summer at the wedding of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger he reportedly weighed around 375 pounds,...
When the Steelers drafted Cortez Allen and Curtis Brown in the 2011 NFL Draft they showed their concern with the cornerback position. Allen and Brown were selected to be groomed into future starters and contributors on the defense. However, Allen who has only played football for 6 years. He only pla Continue
Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agents Dennis Dixon and Jerricho Cotchery both worked out for the St. Louis Rams on Wednesday according to a Twitter report by Adam Caplan. Dixon has already made a free agent visit to the Denver Broncos while Cotchery reportedly has visited the Kansas City Chiefs since the start of free agency.
Caplan reports that Dixon was scheduled to throw...
By Jeremy Hritz
More and more mock drafts are beginning to emerge as we get closer to Thursday, April 26th, and over and over, the most popular name to be called by the Steelers at number 24 is Alabama inside linebacker Dont’a Hightower. Conventional wisdom asserts that the Steelers will draft either an offensive lineman or Hightower with the first pick, yet the depth at the offensive...
The NFL gave us a taste of what is to come as they released the 2012 preseason schedule for all teams. The Steelers will be on one nationally televised game on Sunday, August 19th at 8pm EST on NBC. The other games are usually only available locally to those in and around Pittsburgh but you can always listen to the Steelers Radio Network streamed lived for every game, right here...
If you actually saw the new jerseys then you know that headline is a complete lie. And if you were as pumped for Nike’s new Elite 51 NFL jerseys to be unveiled as a fat kid is to get his Easter jellybeans, then you were probably pretty bummed when the only thing that really changed on them was the Reebok logo is now a Nike swoosh.
But really, the Steelers’ unis didn’t need...
The new NFL uniforms were unveiled today in a frenzied event that had the social media buzzing. Members of the media from around the country and the globe were on hand to get their first official look at the the new NFL digs, courtesy of Nike; who took over as the leagues apparel company as of April 1, 2012. .
The Steelers uniform, as we all knew, is largely unchanged. The classic...
Antonio Brown seems pretty confident that Mike Wallace is going to hang around with the Steelers. When he was all suited up on NFL Network over the weekend, he said, “No doubt in my mind, he’s coming back.”
We’ve heard players say before tha they want certain players to stick with them to help the team only to see them end up elsewhere for various reasons, but the Young...
Season 2, Episode 93 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd start off by talking about the new look Steelers Nike uniforms that were unveiled on Tuesday in New York and give our thoughts on them. Will the 2012 NFL schedule be released later this week? David has heard that rumor and we talk about what prime time, national television games the Steelers might get.
Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported today that sources have informed him that the Indianapolis Colts may have interest in signing Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent quarterback Byron Leftwich. Kaboly reports that new Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, who was let go by the Steelers after the 2011 season, is leading the charge to bring in Leftwich...
Will Brinson, of CBS Sports, recently wrote a mock draft which featured the most intriguing selection I had seen so far for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brinson mocked Stanford Tight End Coby Fleener to the Steelers with the 24th overall selection: "This is a bit of a surprise pick, and the Steelers don't necessarily "need" a tight end. However, Kevin Colbert knows...
The Steelers announced their preseason schedule on their Facebook page today. It’s below in all its glory:
Week 1 at Philadelphia
Week 2 8 p.m. Indianapolis (Sunday, Aug 19 National Game)
Week 3 at Buffalo
Week 4 Carolina