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Just call him Broadway Jarvis.
Already immortalized with food artwork in his likeness at a Subway in Manhattan, Jarvis Jones made the Namath-like prediction that he wouldn’t get past the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, according to NFL.com.
The Steelers had the No. 17 pick, and that’s exactly when Roger Goodell announced Jones’ name Thursday night under the bright lights at Radio City Music Hall, not far from Broadway.
Jones’ prediction came true because this was a predictable draft for the Steelers. There were no surprises because they did what they had to do.
There was no euphoria over a supposed steal like David DeCastro, Rashard Mendenhall or Limas Sweed.
There was no “who is Bruce Davis” moment.
There was no sappy tale of redemption like the drafting of Mike Adams.
The Steelers’ draft was free of plot twists and made-for-TV drama.
Coming off an 8-8 season and not winning a playoff game since 2010, the Steelers had a lot of needs in this draft. They...
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On Monday, we passed along the updated odds from Bovada of every team possibly winning Super Bowl XLVIII and today the sports betting website has released some individual player prop over/unders in addition, with one Pittsburgh Steelers rookie really having an eye popping number.
According to the website, Steelers first-round draft pick, linebacker Jarvis Jones, has an over/under...
There is no question the Pittsburgh Steelers needed to accomplish something whether through the late rounds of the NFL Draft or in signing undrafted free agent players. That ‘something’ was to find a younger back-up quarterback for Ben Roethlisberger as Byron Leftwich is out of the picture and with Charlie Batch being somewhere near the age of gaining his AARP card.
Subway Restaurants has a new NFL spokesman, former Georgia linebacker and Pittsburgh Steelers draftee Jarvis Jones. While he plans on terrifying his opponents on the field for years, Subway already terrified tons of its customers by unveiling this massive sculpture of Jones made from bread, lettuce and meat.
Seriously, this is one of the weirdest things I’ve ever seen. Are his...
In a recent article by Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch weighed in on his former team signing backup Bruce Gradkowski this offeseason and drafting Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth-round of the 2013 NFL draft this past weekend. Batch indicated that he thinks that the Steelers drafting of Jones goes "much...
By Jeremy Hritz
The optimism following the 2013 NFL Draft is always electric. In a perfect 2013 NFL season, Jarvis Jones would lead the league in sacks, Le’Veon Bell would rush for 1500 yards, and Markus Wheaton would make Steelers fans even happier that Mike Wallace left for Miami. The reality is, however, nobody knows how these players will turn out, and whether or not they...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones won’t automatically start right away. Veteran Jason Worilds will compete with him.
“I think it’s a daunting task for rookies to start in any system and play and perform well,” said Tomlin. “Obviously it is difficult when you have established veteran players...
Former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that’s it’s possible that the Steelers drafted Landry Jones to take over for Ben Roethliserger at some point.
“Maybe they weren’t happy with what they had behind Ben and Bruce. That could be. But ultimately, I think this isn’t about replacing me. Big picture, maybe they’re thinking,...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers had an excellent 2013 NFL Draft. Three of their picks, LB Jarvis Jones, RB LeVeon Bell, and WR Markus Wheaton will be expected to come right in and produce, at least situationally. In the fourth round, the Steelers selected QB Landry Jones. Jones was highly regarded after his 2011 season at Oklahoma, then had a down 2012 season. Well...
The Pittsburgh Steelers selected quarterback Landry Jones in
the fourth round of last weekend’s NFL Draft. The pick likely indicates that
veteran backup Charlie Batch no longer has a roster spot with the team, but he
believes it could mean more. Batch told Ron Cook of The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
that Jones could be the Steelers’ heir apparent behind starting quarterback Ben
The Pittsburgh Steelers completed their 2013 NFL Draft with nine selections as well as agreeing to terms with 15 other rookie free agents following the draft. The 24 rookies added to the roster will participate in the team’s rookie minicamp next weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 3-5.
The Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 NFL draft is now complete and there are eight new players that have joined the Steeler Nation family.
All eight players are indeed on Twitter and below are the usernames and links to their respective Twitter pages.
Round 1, Pick 17 Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia
Round 2, Pick 16 Le'Veon Bell, RB, Michigan State
Steelers.com The Pittsburgh Steelers addressed two needs in round two of the 2013 NFL Draft by replacing running back Rashard Mendenhall with Michigan State running back Le’Veon Bell with the 48th overall pick and replaced wide receiver Mike Wallace with Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton with the 79th overall pick.
The Pittsburgh Steelers will not just give pass-rushing outside linebacker Jarvis Jones, the Steelers 17th overall pick, the starting job, he will have to battle for it. Head coach Mike Tomlin and linebackers coach Kevin Butler both said Jones,