Pittsburgh Steelers: Why Martavis Bryant will have a breakout year in 2015

In the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft; the Pittsburgh Steelers selected WR Martavis Bryant from Clemson University with the 118th overall pick. Often overshadowed by college teammate Sammy Watkins; Bryant had the build of a playmaker at the NFL level; standing at 6’5”, 225lbs, the Steelers knew he could be a force for opposing defenses. In 2013 at Clemson, Bryant had 42 receptions...
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee And Clemson Are Battling On Socia Media Over “Wide Receiver U” Title

Tennessee has often referred to itself as “Wide Receiver U” and it seems like the program that produced Cordarrelle Patterson, Dont’e Stallworth, Stanley Morgan, Alvin Harper and others doesn’t want to relinquish its title. The Vols’ WR coach Zach Azzanni posted a tweet yesterday referring to UT as the original “Wide Receiver U.” I’m coming for Ya! #WRU The Original...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson Tigers dub themselves ‘Wide Receiver U’

Who would be “Wide Receiver U” in the world of college football? Well, if you ask the Clemson Tigers, it would be them. Clemson has churned out talent like DeAndre Hopkins, Sammy Watkins, Martavis Bryant, Mike Williams and Artavis Scott in the recent years, so it is hard to argue their point. Most recently, the school released a highlight video package showcasing its wide receiver...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Pittsburgh Steelers consider a WR in the 2015 NFL draft?

There are two places teams can find playmakers to help them in the passing game. Via free agency is one, but that can be a pricey proposition (see the contracts Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas are about to sign). In the draft is the second, but that can be a little bit of a gamble, since college stats are so skewed now by the video-game offenses run at that level. But no matter where...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia-Clemson: Five Things To Watch For

Defense, defense, defense. While LSU has been known for its defensive backs, Alabama for its running backs and Texas A&M for its offensive linemen, Georgia is becoming a solid program that delivers fine defensive players. That will become a huge component of the game between the Bulldogs and the Clemson Tigers.This isn't your ordinary Clemson offense, though. The Tigers are replacing...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson’s WR Coach Tweets Graphic That Shows Former Tigers Wideouts’ Salaries In The NFL

Commit to play wide receiver at Clemson, make millions of dollars in the NFL – that’s what the program wants you to think, at least. Tigers wide receivers coach Jeff Scott tweeted out a graphic Thursday night that shows how much four former Clemson wideouts are currently making in the NFL. The list is highlighted by Sammy Watkins, who was drafted No. 4 overall by the Buffalo...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Clemson: The New Wide Receiver “U”

Mark Cramer For as long as I can remember in my short life as a Clemson fan, there has never been a lack of talent at the wide receiver position. Even before I came onto the scene in 1992, Tiger fans were honored with players such as Dwight Clark (2-time Pro Bowler, 2-time Super Bowl Champ) Perry Tuttle, (caught game-winning TD in ’81 National Championship against Nebraska.) and...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: 5 Best Picks of the 4th Round

5. Houston Texans - Tom Savage QB pittsburghCompensatory selection number 135th overall pick, the Texans finally nab their quarterback and get solid value in Savage, who has all the tools to be an NFL starter.  They stayed patient believing the second tier quarterbacks were equal and ended up with a solid prospect. 4. Kansas City Chiefs - De'Anthony Thomas RB OregonThe Chiefs lost...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Day 3 Draft Recap

After addressing the holes at linebacker and defensive line in the first two rounds and adding human lightning bolt Dri Archer in the third, the Steelers spent day 3 filling out other positions of need. 4th round: Martavis Bryant, WR, Clemson Bryant is a tall, rangy receiver with great speed. He’s fairly unpolished, but has all the physical tools to succeed. He has upside, and...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Audio: Steelers Coach Richard Mann Discusses 4th Round Pick WR Martavis Bryant

Audio of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann discussing the team's Fifth-Round Draft Pick, WR Martavis Bryant of Clemson. Mann also talks briefly about third-round draft pick Dri Archer in addition to wide receiver Markus Wheaton. Audio: Steelers Coach Richard Mann Discusses 4th Round Pick WR Martavis Bryant is a post from: Steelers Depot Audio: Steelers Coach...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotes From Steelers Coach Richard Mann On WR Martavis Bryant

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft and below are some quotes from wide receivers coach Richard Mann following the pick. "I'm delighted to get him, I'm surprised he lasted that long and he's what I've been hunting. I think he and I just […] Quotes From Steelers Coach Richard Mann On WR Martavis Bryant...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Martavis Bryant Perfect Steal for Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Steelers used their fourth round pick to select Martavis Bryant, Wide Receiver out of Clemson.  Bryant was a projected 2nd round pick pre-draft, but slid down draft boards due to off the field issues.  Coming into Pittsburgh with veteran coaches, Mike Tomlin and Todd Haley the behavior shouldn’t be much of an issue.  The coaching staff will get him straightened...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things you need to know about Pittsburgh Steelers 4th Round selection WR Martavis Bryant

The Pittsburgh Steelers made their fourth-round selection on Saturday afternoon, taking Martavis Bryant out of Clemson. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the (insert team name here). But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the wide receiver: 1. Bryant is tall and fast, measuring at 6’4″ tall and recording a 4.42 second...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Clemson WR Martavis Bryant

By Alex Kozora Our focus has shifted to the offseason and for the next few months, I’ll be providing scouting reports on several draft prospects. Some of these players the Pittsburgh Steelers may look at and others will be top players that will be off the board before they select. All to make you as […] 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Clemson WR Martavis Bryant is a post...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Check out Pittsburgh Steelers 4th Round pick Martavis Bryant’s highlight video

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected WR Martavis Bryant in the 4th Round of the NFL Draft. Check out the tall wide-out’s highlight video from Clemson: You may also be interested in:5 things you need to know about Pittsburgh Steelers 4th Round selection WR Martavis BryantCheck out Pittsburgh Steelers 4th Round pick Martavis Bryant’s highlight videoWill Ryan Shazier make the...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Select Clemson WR Martavis Bryant In 4th Round Of 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers fourth round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has been made and it's Clemson WR Martavis Bryant Report via Dave-Te' Thomas. MARTIVIS BRYANT Wide Receiver Clemson University Tigers #1 6:03.6-211 Calhoun Falls, South Carolina Hargrave Military Academy T.L. Hanna High School OVERVIEW While split end Sammy Watkins garnered most of the media attention during […]...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Still Have a Lot to Accomplish on Final Day of the Draft

If you would have told me last week at this time that the Pittsburgh Steelers would enter the third and final day of the NFL Draft without a cornerback or wide receiver having been chosen I would have said you’re nuts. Please pass the Planters. The Steelers enter today needing to address both of those positions today as the Draft wraps up in New York City. After adding Ohio State...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron, Pierre Desir Among Best Available Players On NFL Draft Day 3

The 2014 NFL draft is stacked with talent entering Day 3 on Saturday. There are 20 players left from’s Top 100 draft prospects, including speedy wideout Martavis Bryant, versatile defensive lineman DaQuan Jones and Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron. The Patriots hold seven picks on Day 3, including three in the third round, where most of the Top 20 available players likely...
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Packers 2nd and 3rd round selections

With the 53rd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers dropped the ball by drafting wide receiver Davante Adams out of Fresno State. Adams is a tall, physical target that will be productive as long as Aaron Rodgers is under center. However, the Packers still had needs at cornerback and inside linebacker that could’ve been filled with talented players. Shayne Skov, Marcus...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefin' Around: Wide Receivers

First up, PFS Team Journalist Julian RobinsonThis could be one of the deepest wide receiver draft classes seen in many years, and the Chiefs need a receiver.It only makes sense that this be the year the Chiefs find a legit number two WR. A player who is explosive, can take the top off a defense and take some attention away from Dwayne Bowe on the other side.The likes of Brandin Cooks...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Pre-Draft Class Evaluation: Wide Receivers – The Other Guys

Since there were so many wide receivers to touch on, I decided to break them into two parts. You can find the first part here, which covers who I believe are the top six prospects at the position. Now, it’s time to cover the other guys at the wide receiver position.   Other Pre-Draft Evaluations at Fake Football: 2014 Pre-Draft Class Evalution: Tight End Edition 2014 Pre-Draft...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Martavis Bryant on the Steelers’ Radar?

It’s bad enough that we trust the Mel Kiper’s and Todd McShay’s of the world that never played professional football, but now we must decide if we should take a current player’s draft thoughts to heart. Pittsburgh Steelers’ cornerback Ike Taylor mentioned the name of a Clemson receiver not named Sammy Watkins on his Trib-Live Radio Show this week. The guy he brought he...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Notes: Weekend

  Here’s a collection of reports from the weekend regarding prospects visits, workouts and rumors:   Browns officials are in College Station today to work out Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel. (NFLTR) LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr has visits scheduled with the Jets, Eagles and Dolphins for next week. (NFLTR) Dolphins‘ GM Dennis Hickey reportedly prefers Alabama OT Cyrus...
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April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Clemson WR Martavis Bryant

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. Being as Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant was […] Steelers 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Clemson WR Martavis...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Could Have Interest In Trading Up For WR Sammy Watkins

  Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that there is a “growing sense in league circles” that the Lions could be willing to trade up for Clemson WR Sammy Watkins. Birkett mentions that Lions’ GM Martin Mayhew and HC Jim Caldwell have already had dinner with Watkins. The Lions reportedly spoke to fellow Clemson WR Martavis Bryant regarding Watkins as well...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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