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The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Florida State linebacker Vince Williams with their second of two six round picks in the 2013 NFL draft. This is the compensatory selection.
All-ACC (Honorable Mention)
Phil Steele Postseason All-ACC (Second Team)
Under Armour Senior Bowl Selection
2012: Senior who started all 14 games for FSU at the middle linebacker spot...helped Florida State's defense lead the nation in yards allowed per play (3.86), rank second nationally in total defense (254.14 ypg) and rank in the top six nationally in scoring defense (14.71 ppg), rushing defense (92.29 ypg), Read more [...]
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Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network is reporting Saturday morning on Twitter that the Pittsburgh Steelers are trying to trade running back Jonathan Dwyer.
Dwyer, the Steelers sixth-round draft pick in 2010, is considered to be the more marketable running back on the roster currently, but is also only under contract for 2013 after signing a one-year restricted tender in the amount...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown with their first of two six round picks in the 2013 NFL draft.
Started all 13 games at wide receiver in his only season at Oklahoma ... named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention as a wide receiver and return man by coaches ... leads the team in punt returns and punt return yards while ranking second on the team...
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Running back Eddie Lacy wasn't drafted until late in the second round, which was lower than expected. Did a toe problem contribute to that?
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 used their second round pick yesterday on Le’Veon Bell to be their future feature back and he may win that position as a rookie. That also creates a log jam at running back as I said yesterday and means that someone has to go. Well, that may happen sooner rather than later. According to Daniel Jeremiah of NFL.com the Steelers are looking to trade a running...
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.
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.
SteelBlitz Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 NFL Draft Grades by Round: 17. Jarvis Jones, DE/OLB, Georgia: A Grade Jarvis Jones may very well be the best pass rusher to come out in this draft and may be the best of the top four players taken. So how did he fall to 17 when the other three were gone by pick sixth overall pick? Well, groupthink led to teams being worried about drafting Jones...
The Pittsburgh Steelers used their 115th overall draft pick to select Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones. Jones, 6-foot-3 and 221-pounds, started 50-0f-42 games at Oklahoma passing for 4,267 yards and 30 touchdowns as a fifth-year senior. Jones said he
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert never likes to refer to drafted players as needs. Instead, he likes to call them wants. On Friday, it is quite obvious that needs is indeed the correct word to use as the Steelers drafted Michigan State running back Le'Veon Bell in round two of the 2013 NFL draft and Oregon State wide receiver Markus Wheaton in the third round...
Everyone is starting to talk about trashing the Pittsburgh Steelers best player available mantra. Last year I called the idea of best player available a myth. The Steelers have always drafted for their needs because that’s what teams do. The teams that have issues are those that reach for needs; for instance teams that reach for quarterbacks in the first round to hope and find...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their NFL draft by taking defensive tackle Nick Williams with their seventh-round pick.
The 6-foot-4, 320-pound Williams will likely be moved to defensive end at some point. Defensive line coach John Mitchell calls Williams a raw talent who plays quicker than many players his size.
Williams was a highly touted high school basketball player...
There are still some top safeties on the board right now and as I speak the Jacksonville Jaguars are being put on the clock. My question is: could the Steelers make a play to move up for a safety here in the fourth round? There are still some top safeties available like Phillip Thomas, Earl Wolff, Duke Williams, etc… If they are really high on any of these players, and most think...
According to several media reports, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Arizona Cardinals running back LaRod Stephens-Howling to a one-year deal on Friday.
Stephens-Howling visited with the Steelers earlier this month, but was not signed.
In his four seasons with the Cardinals, the Pittsburgh product rushed for 651 yards and five touchdowns on 182 carries. He also registered...
Ok, thanks to the great participation that we had in the day one post on the 2013 NFL draft, we will give you a clean thread to post in for day two. I have already posted my thoughts on the potential targets of the Pittsburgh Steelers in rounds two and three, so add a few of yours and tell us what a few other teams might do in addition. Use this post to discuss anything and everything...