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As evidenced by their selections of inside linebacker Ryan Shazier, running back/wide receiver Dri Archer and wide receiver Martavis Bryant in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a need for speed. That need for speed also carried over to the undrafted free agents that they signed as well with the addition of Shepherd […]
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So far, the Pittsburgh Steelers have only officially announced first-round pick Ryan Shazier’s number 50 jersey:
We added @RyanShazier jersey to our http://t.co/lpUa8mnRud LIVE set. Join us after the Steelers second pick. pic.twitter.com/0RrYVZMljx
— Missi Matthews (@missi_matthews) May 10, 2014
But four-round pick Martavis Bryant has tweeted that he’ll be donning the number...
The 2008 National Football League Defensive Player of the Year was a guy named James Harrison. Perhaps you remember this individual? He wore number 92 for the Pittsburgh Steelers and was a part of two Super Bowl Championships? Does he ring a bell?
Actually, he rang lots of bells in his days as a Steeler but he was also an undrafted rookie free agent out of Kent State. He spent time...
Limas Bryant? Martavis Sweed? Are these fair nicknames already being given to new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant by several in the fan base? I have now finished my study of every incomplete pass that was thrown in 2013 to Bryant and of those 23 passes, I have come away with 11 of them […]
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New Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant may not start a game as a rookie in 2014. There are questions about his game, most immediately his ability to digest a new offense right away. Others have more concerns about his hands than I do. When it comes to motivation, on the other hand, I think […]
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While everyone should know by now that the Pittsburgh Steelers plan on using third-round draft pick Dri Archer as a kick returner in 2014, there's an outside chance he'll also be allowed to return punts at some point during the season or beyond. Archer, who only returned six punts for eight yards in his four […]
Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Likens Dri Archer To Longtime Return...
Potentially a second round draft pick, Martavis Bryant, 6-foot-4 wide receiver out of Clemson, found himself falling down the draft boards all the way to the fourth round where a receiver-needing Pittsburgh Steelers’ team was more than happy to gobble him up.
Bryant was the Steelers best pick in this year’s draft.
Ben Roethlisberger’s been outspoken about having himself a tall...
During his career at Kent State, new Pittsburgh Steelers running back/wide receiver Dri Archer showed how dangerous he was a kick returner. So why did the 5-8, speed burner only return six punts during his four years there and zero in 2013? On Wednesday, Kent State's offensive coordinator Brian Rock finally set the record straight about […]
Kent State Coach Calls New Steelers...
Dri Archer was a guy before the draft I thought the Steelers, and Todd Haley specifically, would be interested in.
When you look at Haley’s history of his running backs he’s loved the small receiver/running back tweeners. I will say I was a little surprised that they grabbed Archer as early as they did.
Dri Archer certainly put on a show at the combine running the second fastest...
When the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted running back Chris Rainey in the fifth-round of the 2012 NFL Draft, many envisioned then-new offensive coordinator Todd Haley using the Florida product much in the same way that he used Dexter McCluster as a rookie in Kansas City in 2010. That didn't work out so well as Rainey only […]
Steelers CB Ike Taylor Thinks He Knows How New RB/WR...
Dri Archer – RB Kent State, 5’8″, 173 LBS, 31″ Arm Length
Drafted Round 3, Pick 33, Pittsburgh Steelers Combine Results: 4.26 Forty | 38″ Vertical Jump | 122″ Broad Jump
As a senior in high school, he finished 2nd in the state at the 100 meter, just ahead of Denard Robinson.
Played in 11 games as a true freshman.
2012 finalist for the Paul Hornung Award honoring the...
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had to wait until the second day of the 2014 NFL Draft until a "tall" wide receiver was selected, but once the choice of Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant was made, the quarterback was on the phone 10 minutes later welcoming him to the team. "Yeah, I was [surprised] to […]
Ben Roethlisberger Was On The Phone...
Given the quality depth present throughout the 2014 draft class, and particularly within the wide receiver ranks, some have viewed the Pittsburgh Steelers’ selection of Martavis Bryant in the middle of the fourth round a potential ‘steal’ later on down the road. Others have attempted to read between the lines and slide Bryant into the […]
Competition For Starting Wide Receiver...
I wanted to write an article today to go back and look at the steals of the draft. I can think of five players that I feel were huge steals in the draft. Martavis Bryant – Pittsburgh Steelers – WR – The former Clemson wide receiver was a steal in the 4th round. Bryant is […]
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Leading up to the NFL draft, Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor said that Martavis Bryant was a receiver the Steelers should look at in the second round.
That scared me, a lot. With so many really solid receivers in this draft I thought that taking such a raw receiver would be a huge mistake. The Steelers are in transition and a huge bust in the 2nd round would be a huge blow to the...
The 2014 NFL Draft is over after three months of buildup, which is an additional two or three weeks than we’re accustomed to waiting.
That gave the powers that be more time to analyze 20 to 23-year old kids and make decisions to potentially bless them with millions of dollars.
Such is the NFL Draft.
The Pittsburgh steelers made nine selections.
There was much fanfare.