Found April 28, 2013 on
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 all will make the roster.
The 2013 NFL Draft saw the Steelers address several areas of need, although Mike Tomlin and Kevin Colbert will have you believe that their picks fell according to their draft board.
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Following the 2013 NFL combine, Mel Kiper Jr. of ESPN, and several others for that matter, had Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones atop their prospect rankings. These rankings were also released after Jones had been poked and prodded by every team doctor who wanted to check out his the spinal stenosis in Indianapolis. In a matter of two months time, Jones found himself still on the board...
Are you ready to buy a Jarvis Jones jersey? If so, it appears that the Pittsburgh Steelers first round draft pick out of Georgia will wear No.91, the same number that the great Aaron Smith wore for so many years, according to the team website.
Many have speculated since his selection Thursday night, that because Jones wore No.29 in college, that he would likely ask for No.92, which...
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...
Season 3, Episode 97 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and recap the first round of the 2013 NFL draft. We talk about a few picks that might have surprised us and what led to Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones still being on the board when the time came for the Pittsburgh Steelers to select.
We talk about Jones specifically and what we each expect for him as far...
In a pre-taped segment that aired on ESPN before the NFL draft, comedian Frank Caliendo broke out his impression of NFL draft expert Mel Kiper Jr., and he absolutely nailed it.
Fellow NFL draft analyst Todd McShay played the straight man as Caliendo takes Kiper's personality and expands it to topics way outside the NFL world. Brilliantly funny.
Video via ESPN.
1.17 Pittsburgh Steelers Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia (6-2, 245)
Jarvis Jones was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 17th overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft. Jones has a tall order to fill as he was brought in to replace former Defensive Player of the Year James Harrison. He is a perfect fit for a Dick Lebeau led Steelers defense, he’s an attacking outside linebacker that...
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...
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...
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.
Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones is the Pittsburgh Steelers first linebacker selected in the first round since Lawrence Timmons in 2007 and the first outside linebacker they have picked since Huey Richardson in 1991, one of the teams biggest busts ever.
(Credit: NBC Sports)
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 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,
Dave Bryan from SteelersDepot.com helped me break down what everyone in the AFC North did in the first round of the draft.
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