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Since Kevin Colbert became the Pittsburgh Steelers’ director of player personnel in 2000, they have not missed on a first-round draft pick, although it’s too early to tell on Cameron Heyward and David DeCastro.
The 2013 NFL draft is no time for the Steelers to snap that first-round streak.
Coming off an 8-8 season, the 2013 draft is a pivotal one for the franchise. As frustrating as it’s been to see the Steelers miss the playoffs every third year since 2001, these non-playoff interludes have provided them with top-20 draft picks that they have put to good use.
A case can be made for the Steelers to trade out of their No. 17 pick this year for a choice later in the first round and a couple of extra picks later in the draft. The more picks they have, the better their chances of addressing all their needs, which include outside linebacker, running back and wide receiver.
The Steelers might not be so quick to peddle that No. 17 pick, however. As good as their first-round track record ha...
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Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jason Worilds is now in the final year of his rookie four-year contract, and the expectations are high for the 2010 second round selection out of Virginia Tech.
When you look back at the first contract years of Worilds' predecessors at the outside linebacker positions, it gives you some hope that 2013 will be a breakout year for the successor...
Pittsburgh Steelers fans are still fuming about some of the Steelers recent personnel moves. The uncertainty and concern surrounding the team likely has more to do with the Steelers 8-8 record in 2012 than actual concern with the moves the team is making. Many fans are concerned that the Steelers need to drastically improve their roster to return to the playoffs in 2013, but the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to be taking a long look at linebacker and safety in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. With James Harrison no longer with the team and Larry Foote closing in on his 33rd birthday the Steelers need to find replacements and depth at outside and inside linebacker. Pittsburgh is also looking for at least one safety in the draft with Troy Polamalu...
Tammy Nunez of The Times-Picayune reported Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback coach Randy Fichtner will be in attendance for the Tulane Pro Day this upcoming week to watch quarterback Ryan Griffin. Not only will Fichtner be present for the workout, but he will also be having dinner with the 6-foot-5, 206-pound Griffin in addition.
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According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers really wanted to sign quarterback Brian Hoyer, but the Cardinals placed a second round tender on him, since he was a restricted free agent. I’m sure Cardinals’ head coach Bruce Arians knew the Steelers wanted Hoyer, that’s why he placed such a high tender on him. The ironic part is that Hoyer was on Steelers’...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was spotted at Georgia pro day on Thursday, where outside linebacker Jarvis Jones had, what was reported to be, an unimpressive showing.
Jarvis reportedly turned in a slow 4.9 forty yard dash and he didn't move overly fluid in the linebacker drills either. The 6 foot, 2 inch linebacker did not workout at the NFL combine last month...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have been linked to linebacker Brian Urlacher. Urlacher was recently released by the Chicago Bears to save money against the cap and because the linebacker is getting older and isn’t the same player he used to be. The Steelers are rumored to be looking for linebacker depth, but a 34 year old linebacker with not much playing time left doesn’t exactly fit...
On Friday, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers were really wanting to get back quarterback Brian Hoyer, who spent a short time on their roster last season when Ben Roethlisberger and Byron Leftwich were both sidelined by injuries. That want was made impossible recently when the Arizona Cardinals put a second-round tender on the 27-year...
For the last few years there has been talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers’ aging defense. ESPN and NFL Network have made their cases the last few years as to why the aging Steelers’ defense would fall from grace, but the Steelers’ defense continues to come through. During the 2012 season the Steelers’ defense struggled compared to recent performances and they still ranked...
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According to Pro Football Talk, the Pittsburgh Steelers are one of three teams interested in free agent outside linebackers Elvis Dumervil and Dwight Freeney.
This isn't the first time we have heard that the Steelers have an interest in Dumervil, but it is the first time that Freeney's name has been linked to Pittsburgh.
Mike Florio reports that Dumervil’s decision is...
It’s tough to be a mid-level team in the NFL, but that’s where the Pittsburgh Steelers appear to be right now. There’s a lot of really good talent on the roster with a mix of up-and-coming youngsters and veterans who have been around the block.
But there’s also a talent shortage in some important spots and a salary cap that’s been tight for the past two offseasons.
Former Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones participated in today’s pro at the University of Georgia, and didn’t perform as well as some people had thought he would. But Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network believes both the Steelers and Saints are currently eyeing Jones.
Teams already buzzin about UGA’s Jenkins, especially after looking nice in position drills. Bet on Steelers &...