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Dri Archer Flashes, Stumbles, Fumbles In Sophomore Debut

Coming out of a draft class full of players being thrust into significant roles, perhaps no second-year player faced a greater amount of pressure to get off to a good start than running back-wide receiver Dri Archer, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ third-round draft pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. While he... The post Dri Archer Flashes, Stumbles, Fumbles In Sophomore Debut appeared first...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Tunch Ilkin: Dri Archer “Playing With More Confidence”

As we continue to crawl deeper and deeper into training camp, and getting better and more consistent looks at the 90-man roster, a natural consequence of that is the formation of opinions about how certain players are progressing. Yesterday, during a segment of LIVE on the team’s website, Craig... The post Tunch Ilkin: Dri Archer “Playing With More Confidence...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down Dri Archer and his role(s) on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster

It’s amazing how much changes in one year. Last training camp, writers like me were simply gushing over the possibilities Dri Archer’s 4.26 speed could bring to the Steelers offense in 2014. The only caveat was his size (5’8”, 173 lbs). To compensate for Archer’s lack of girth and muscle and to best utilize his speed, getting Archer out in space, away from those big, angry...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers super rookie Dri Archer making impact

I know my time is coming, Dri Archer said referring to when he'll score his first NFL touchdown. Just have to be patience. Watching Archer on the field, there is nothing patience about his play. With 4.2 to speed, he is like an exotic Italian sports car, going from 0-to-60, in a blink of the human eye. The first-offensive player Pittsburgh drafted, in 2014, was Kent State's...
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from Steelers-Giants

On Saturday night, Pittsburgh fans got a look at the future. The 20-16 loss to the New York Giants wasn’t impressive in any sense, but several moments illuminated what we can expect in 2014 and what the coaches need two fix before regular season games begin. Five key points stood out from Saturday night’s matchup. Here’s what we learned from it. Notable young contributors ...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers LBs Ready For Dri Archer To Torment Somebody Else

When the Pittsburgh Steelers first drafted running back Dri Archer, we knew he would be giving somebody fits. Whether it was offensive coordinators trying to find snaps for him, defensive coordinators trying to find ways to defend him, or linebackers trying to find their jocks after covering him, one thing we knew he was going […] Steelers LBs Ready For Dri Archer To Torment Somebody...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dri Archer lining up everywhere for Pittsburgh Steelers at training camp

The first-offensive player Pittsburgh drafted, in 2014, was Kent State's Dri Archer. The same guy who averaged 8.4 yards per carry, in his final two-college seasons, ran a 4.26 forty at the NFL Scouting Combine and scored four touchdowns on the 18 kick-returns as a junior and senior. Explosive! Lethal! Awe-dropping! Just a few terms to describe the play of Archer on the fo...
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Why to watch Dri Archer at camp

The secret weapon, the swiss army knife, the third round pick Dri Archer… Is he all of that and then some? Archer was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of this year’s NFL draft. He was an intriguing pick. Listed as a running back, Archer is a small and speedy pain in the neck for defensive coordinators. The title of running back should be used loosely. Archer’s...
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dri Archer coy on how he'll be used in Pittsburgh

I had no idea, said Steelers rookie speedster Dri Archer on knowing if he would end up in Pittsburgh. I met with them at the combine and that was about it. Archer admits, it was a surprise, being drafted by Pittsbutgh and adds, I'm just happy to be a Steeler. A few years ago the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted former Florida Gators running back Chris Rai...
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dri Archer Allaying Fears Over His Punt Return Ability

After the Pittsburgh Steelers selected speedster Dri Archer in the third round of the draft, some questions were immediately raised about how he would be used. Given his size, there were naturally concerns about what role he could serve on offense while still protecting him from unnecessary injury. But there were also questions about what […] Dri Archer Allaying Fears Over His...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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