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Steel City Blitz:
I admit that I am like most fans of professional football in that I get excited for the release of the upcoming season’s schedule but for different reasons perhaps.
For me, it signals that we are extremely close to the NFL Draft and that the season itself is drawing nearer as well. What I don’t understand is why so many fans and experts enjoy getting caught up in their teams’ pending match-ups with opponents based upon last year’s results and divisional rotations.
Look, I get it. We like to view the schedule so we can tell relatives when not to have weddings and when to plan our pilgrimages to the ‘burgh. The NFL schedule release creates fun and exciting talking points for everyone to gab about but do they really merit any true conversation? We have no idea what some of these teams on the schedule of the Pittsburgh Steelers are going to look like by the time we even get around to playing them.
For example, heading into last season, how many of you had circled two wins against Clevel...
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Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert reportedly said the team is open to the possibility of selecting a quarterback in this year's draft.
The top of the 2013 NFL Draft remains a mystery, but Jarvis Jones thinks that he has an idea what may happen when the Pittsburgh Steelers are put on the clock in the first round. Jones has been considered a good possibility for the Steelers with the seventeenth pick due to the loss of James Harrison and their lack of depth at linebacker. Some have their worries about Jones, but he...
Karl Walter/Getty Images Zimbio.com Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday during the Steelers’ pre-draft press conference that the team would not trade up in the first round and feels there will be a good player available at the 17th overall pick.
In case you missed it, my podcast co-host David Todd had the Greg Cosell on his ESPN 970 radio show on Monday. It is a very good interview as Cosell talks linebackers, wide receivers, safeties and much, much more related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the upcoming draft. In addition to the interview, Cosell also released his first round mock draft on Monday and has the Steelers taking...
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...
The 2013 NFL draft gets underway on Thursday, so we will throw out five questions for you to answer that ought to produce some pretty interesting answers in the comments. Most of these questions are related to the Pittsburgh Steelers specifically.
1. Mike Mayock recently released his top 100 prospects heading into the draft. Of his top 40 players, name five that you believe do...
Yesterday in the Steel City, Pittsburgh Steelers’ General Manager Kevin Colbert and Head Coach Mike Tomlin sat down for their annual ‘pre-draft press conference’ which is always as entertaining as watching the grounds’ crew fill in muddy patches on Heinz Field.
These pressers are very standard and by nature are not going to divulge much in the way of information. None of...
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
Quite a few in the fanbase were hoping that the Pittsburgh Steelers would sign inside linebacker Rolando McClain after he was waived from the Oakland Raiders earlier this month. I insisted, that despite head coach Mike Tomlin once having high praise for the Alabama product, that the Steelers weren't likely to touch him, regardless of the price.
McClain, who I pointed out has...
Season 3, Episode 95 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start off discussing the extension given to Pittsburgh Steelers nose tackle Steve McLendon following his visit with the Green Bay Packers. We also look back at the way the team handled all of their restricted free agents this offseason.
James Harrison has now signed with the Cincinnati Bengals so we...
The 2013 NFL Draft is approaching faster than James Harrison can say Whodey!!! With the draft so close we should have at least a general idea of who the Pittsburgh Steelers might draft with their first round pick, but even the experts can’t agree. We searched through many different sites and articles to find the [...]
The Steelers hope to improve their pass rush, find a safety and wide receiver from this NFL Draft.
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...
by Josh Cacella
Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Preview
The Pittsburgh Steelers never seem to be in rebuilding mode but they certainly have some holes to patch up. The usually strong group of OLB lacks depth and they need to draft someone to replace James Harrison and hope that an aging LaMarr Woodley returns to his old form. After parting ways with Mike Wallace and Rashard Mendenhall...
With just days to go until the NFL Draft begins, the Steelers are one of many teams with veteran quarterbacks facing the age old dilemma of whether to consider drafting the quarterback of the future now and letting him develop or delaying the inevitable for one more season.
It’s unknown if Pittsburgh will select a gunslinger in this year’s draft, but Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh...