2014 NFL Draft: Pittsburgh Steelers Must Do a Better Job Drafting Cornerbacks

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren’t the only team that passed on Richard Sherman in the 2011 NFL Draft. However, that’s not the only mistake they’ve made when it comes to drafting cornerbacks since Mike Tomlin became head coach in 2007. As Sherman would say, their cornerback crop during that time has been “mediocre.” It’s been a factor in the erosion of a defense that allowed...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Continue to Check Out Late First Rounders

The Steelers were in full force at LSU’s pro day on Wednesday with Mike Tomlin, Todd Haley, and Kevin Colbert all in attendance. Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made it known in a radio interview that he had dinner with that group on Tuesday night. OBJ fits the Todd Haley mold of receivers to a tee. A smaller receiver that works very well in space and makes his money with precise...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin On Hand For Penn State Pro Day

The Penn State Pro Day is taking place on Tuesday and we have visual proof that Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert are present for it thanks to a picture posted on Twitter by Tony Mancuso, who is the Assistant Communications Director for the school. It's not hard to speculate […] Steelers Kevin Colbert, Mike Tomlin On Hand For Penn...
Via Steelers Depot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Steelers could trade up for WR Mike Evans

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost Emmanuel Sanders and Jerricho Cotchery, who combined for 113 catches, 1,342 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2013, this offseason, and are in need of a tall receiver. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com, the only way the Steelers, who have the No. 15 overall pick, move up in the draft would be to select wide receiver Mike Evans of Texas A&M. “A couple...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Texas A&M WR Mike Evans Flashes Good Hands During Johnny Manziel Pro Day

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel had his personal Pro Day on Thursday and both Pittsburgh Steelers General Manger Kevin Colbert and Head Coach Mike Tomlin were on hand to see it. During his workout, Manziel threw to wide receiver Mike Evans and that's the real reason why Colbert and Tomlin were in attendance. According to […] Report: Texas A&M WR Mike Evans Flashes...
Via Steelers Depot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Would LeGarrette Blount be a back up?

Free agent, running back LeGarrette Blount is scheduled to visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers this Friday. The team is bare in the backfield and needs to add depth behind the only back they’ve got Le’Veon Bell. Signing LeGarrette Blount would be an excellent move but it brings up the question. Is Blount a backup or a starter? Blount’s coming off a season with the New England...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin sounds off on 'Hard Knocks,' calls it a 'joke'

(Credit: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) HBO has a long running show called “Hard Knocks”, which takes viewers inside the workings of an NFL training camp. Literally nothing is off limits to the cameras. However, this season no team volunteered to be on the show – so the NFL will appoint a team in the coming months to be on “Hard Knocks” even if it’s against their will. A team...
Via Sports-Kings
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Mike Tomlin Calls HBO Hard Knocks “A Joke”

It's very possible that the Pittsburgh Steelers could be chosen this year to be the subject matter for the HBO training camp documentary, "Hard Knocks", and if that ultimately happens, head coach Mike Tomlin will not be happy camper. During a recent sit down interview with Bob Pompeani of KDKA-TV, Tomlin shared his thoughts on the matter. "On a personal level,...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomlin unsure if Steelers have improved roster

Now that most of the marquee names of free agency have found new homes, most team are looking to put the final touches on their pre-draft rosters by adding players that can complement what is already in place. By now, most teams should have an idea if their roster has improved over last year, but Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin isn’t ready to commit to any such assessment...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomlin’s Extra Point Rule Change Makes More Sense Than The Ones Proposed

Many rule change proposals were bandied about yesterday ahead of the scheduled NFL Competition Committee meeting, but perhaps one of the more interesting suggestions I’ve heard will not be among those brought up in said meeting. According to Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II, head coach Mike Tomlin has an idea of his own to make extra points more compelling, rather than...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

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