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Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – RB Dri Archer

While it has been true for many years in recent times that the Pittsburgh Steelers have gotten little productivity on offense or defense out of their rookie players, that has been less of a truism in recent years, particularly, perhaps, over the last two seasons. While the Steelers have gotten some starts out of rookie […] Steelers 2014 Draft Class Review – RB Dri Archer is...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Was RB Dri Archer In The 3rd Round A Wasted Pick?

With their third round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted the speedy 5-foot-8, 173 pound dynamo of a running back in Dri Archer. Turning the NFL Combine on fire with his blistering 40-yard dash time of 4.26, the second-fastest time since the NFL began measuring times in 1999, and milliseconds from […] Was RB Dri Archer In The 3rd Round A Wasted Pick? is...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Playoff Loss Shows Steelers Still At A Loss About How To Use Dri Archer

It’s difficult to speak to the success or failure of a draft class in their rookie season, in all cases. Regardless of how well or poorly the group may have played in its first season, past results do not guarantee future replication. Ryan Shazier, for example, began the season as a starter, but ended it […] Playoff Loss Shows Steelers Still At A Loss About How To Use Dri Archer...
Via Steelers Depot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Should Move Dri Archer to Wide Receiver in 2015

Last May Steelers nation got a bit of a shock when Dri Archer out of Kent State was the pick in the 3rd round of the NFL draft. Archer was brought in mainly as a kick return specialist and throughout the pre-season we learned his position on offense would be at running back. Archer’s rookie season didn’t go as planned. He struggled in the return game average just 18 yards on...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Archer’s Arrow Can Quickly Change Directions With A Few Big Plays Saturday Night

Despite only touching the football 17 times in 2014, Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Dri Archer figures to have a shot at turning his uneventful rookie season into a successful one Saturday night against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Wild Card Game at Heinz Field with a good game. With starting running back Le’Veon […] Archer’s Arrow Can Quickly Change Directions...
Via Steelers Depot
25 days ago  |  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 ...
Via The Sports Daily
August 10, 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

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