Found April 24, 2013 on SteelerAddicts:
Previously, we discussed the 12 players worthy of being drafted with the No. 17 pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2013 NFL draft. Now let’s look at seven more players the Steelers could take in the first round, but only if they trade down from No. 17. These players come with some questions, so if the Steelers draft them, they’ll need to hedge their bets by acquiring more picks in the later rounds and tapping into this draft’s depth. One anonymous general manager told Mike Freeman of “There will be 13-15 players picked in the first round that are true first-rounders.” If the Steelers share that sentiment, or if that GM behind the curtain is Kevin Colbert, then there’s a good chance one of the 19 players examined in these two articles will be drafted by the Steelers in the first round. The players are listed in the order the Steelers should take them. Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame: Eifert is the wild card here. Heath Miller might not be ready to start the season af...

2013 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0 – Final Edition

The 2013 NFL draft will get underway in New York City Thursday evening, so it is now time for my final Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the year. Mock drafts are never satisfying to me as the odds of getting all of the picks correct really doesn't exist. The process, however, is satisfying, as I get a chance to watch a lot of tape and read a ton of material on several of the...

Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says Team Needs Quantity Of Draft Picks Due To Departures

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was a guest Tuesday morning on 105 The X Radio and clarified his reasoning as to why the organization is more open to trading down in the first round of the NFL draft than up. His answer was not surprising, but it no way signified that they are guaranteed to move down on Thursday. "The first thing that you got to do is to look...

Video: Steelers 2013 First Round Draft Pick Jarvis Jones Second Chance Story

I watched this video some time ago, but perhaps a few of you haven't. Hopefully by now you have read the bio of Georgia outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, who was selected with the 17th pick of the first round of the 2013 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. After reading that, you can hear him tell more of his backstory in the sit down interview that he had with Gene Wojciechowski...

Steelers replace James Harrison by drafting Jarvis Jones

After parting ways with veteran linebacker James Harrison, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones to upgrade their pass rush for 2013 and beyond. Jones had a monster season for the Georgia bulldogs in 2012 after racking up 14.5 sacks.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Steelers replace James Harrison by drafting Jarvis Jones appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 Draft: Predicting the Steelers’ First-Round Board (Part I)

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday, via Steel City Insider, that the Steelers probably won’t be trading up from the No. 17 pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft. Tell us something we don’t know. The real question is whether the Steelers will trade down in the first round. As Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette pointed out, there isn’t...

First Round NFL Draft Grades: Pittsburgh Steelers

PICK: Jarvis Jones, DE/OLB, GeorgiaANALYSIS: Jones has been mocked to the Steelers since the Superbowl or earlier. Pretty much everyone got this pick right. It's also a great pick for Pittsburgh, what a surprise. The Steelers never disappoint in round one. Jones will be a big playmaker for them and will be able to rack up the sack numbers with a strong defense to work with...

Steelers rumors: Ahmad Bradshaw, Max Starks, Casey Hampton

The upcoming NFL Draft will impact every team in the league, but Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert told reporters during today’s press conference that the future of several veterans will be impacted by the selections the club makes this weekend. Specifically, who the Steelers do or do not draft could impact the team’s willingness to sign free agents Casey Hampton...

The Terrible Podcast – Steelers 2013 Draft Day Talk Episode

Season 3, Episode 96 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I discuss quite a few things related to the first day of the 2013 NFL draft that gets underway this evening. We give our thoughts on the first round overall, as well as our thoughts on what the Pittsburgh Steelers may or may not do over the course of the draft. David and I go through the Steelers first...

2013 NFL Draft Round 17 – Pittsburgh Steelers

With the 17th selection of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers select Outside Linebacker Jarvis Jones out of Georgia. The Steelers have numerous needs this season, and the departure of James Harrison left a gaping hole at outside linebacker.  One that they may not be quite comfortable leaving in the hands of Jason Worilds. Following the 2011 and 2012 seasons, Jones was recognized...

Steelers Must Draft the New Bettis

Who are these Pittsburgh Steelers? The team that made its name in the NFL with a vicious defense and a head down,  run up the middle offense has lost its identity. Once upon a time the Steelers had the attitude towards opposing defenses that “we know that you know what we are going to do, [...]

Steelers looking for depth, not impact players

The Pittsburgh Steelers don't think they'll find an impact player with the 17th pick in this week's draft. That's fine by general manager Kevin Colbert, who believes it takes any player at least one season to figure out how to play for one of the NFL's marquee franchises. There are plenty of holes to fill in Pittsburgh, which lost a handful of starters to free...

2013 NFL Draft – Round One Discussion

The 2013 NFL draft is finally here and tonight the first round selections will be made. You can use this post to discuss round one of the draft throughout the evening. Feel free to post your first round mock drafts in this post and I will add mine to it later in the day as time permits. I will have a separate post up following the first pick made by the Pittsburgh Steelers so...
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