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Reader Homework: Keith Butler Talks Linebackers & You Listen

I could listen to Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau talk football for hours, but a close second to him is linebackers coach Keith Butler. I was going back through some post draft interviews tonight of Butler after the draft selections of Jason Worilds, Stevenson Sylvester and Chris Carter to refresh my memory on what […]

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Former Steelers CB Crezdon Butler Sidelined Indefinitely With Dislocated Ankle

Former Steelers cornerback Crezdon Butler suffered a dislocated ankle in practice on Thursday according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic and he could miss a significant amount of time with the injury. There are some rumblings that he could miss the rest of the 2011 season. The Cardinals aren\’t commenting on the severity of […]

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Chris Scott – The Forgotten 2010 Draft Pick

A little over a year ago the Steelers drafted Tennessee tackle Chris Scott in the 5th round of the 2010 NFL Draft with hopes he could provide some depth at both the tackle and the guard position. Offensive line coach Sean Kugler said immediately after the selection that Scott is a physical player that has […]

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Steelers Plane Arrives In Dallas – Pouncey Leaves Plane On Crutches

The Steelers have officially landed in Texas and we have pictures below of several players leaving the plane below. Pittsburgh\’s team plane arrived at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport at approximately 12:30 p.m. ET Monday. The Steelers then loaded several buses and were off the the team hotel, the Omni Fort Worth, escorted by a police […]

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Too Early To Label Jason Worilds An Alonzo Jackson Type Bust

The first preseason game against Detroit is rapidly approaching and training camp is already in its 12th day. One of the biggest disappointments thus far in training camp has been the news on second round pick Jason Worilds. Worilds has missed valuable time trying to shake a hamstring injury and is having to learn the […]

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Steelers Agree To Terms With Rookie LB Jason Worilds On 4 Year Contract

The Steelers will announce on Thursday that they have reached an agreement with 2010 2nd round draft pick Jason Worilds on a 4 year, 3.7 million dollar contract believed to include 1.9 million in guaranteed monies. Per club policy, the official numbers will not be available until filed with the NFLPA, but the Virginia Tech […]

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Steelers Sign 5th Round Draft Pick CB Crezdon Butler

As expected, the Steelers signed cornerback and 5th round draft pick Crezdon Butler to three-year contract that totals out at just over $1.334 million dollars including a $119,000 signing bonus and breaks down base wise as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. Butler was the second of three 5th round draft picks the […]

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Steelers Sign 5th Round Draft Pick T Chris Scott, Waive S Da\’mon Cromartie Smith

The Steelers continued their rookie draft pick signings on Wednesday as 5th round draft pick and tackle Chris Scott signed a 3 year contract worth around $1.355 million dollars with a signing bonus in the neighborhood of $140,000. Scott was the first of three 5th round picks the Steelers had in the draft and the […]

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Steelers Sign 5th & 6th Round Draft Picks LB Stevenson Sylvester & RB Jonathan Dwyer

The Steelers continued their draft pick signings on Tuesday as they signed Utah linebacker Stevenson Sylvester and Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer to 3 year deals each. The Steelers have 4 drafted players to sign yet in Maurkice Pouncey, Jason Worilds, Chris Scott and Crezdon Butler. Sylvester was drafted in the fifth round (166th […]

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Steelers Sign 6th Round Draft Pick WR Antonio Brown

The Steelers signed wide receiver and 6th round draft pick Antonio Brown to three-year contract that included a $73,075 signing bonus on Tuesday. The contract totals out at at almost 1.29 million dollars and breaks down base wise as follows: 2010: $320,000, 2011: $405,000 and 2012: $490,000. Brown, a slot receiver who racked up 305 […]

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Steelers Sign 3rd Round Draft Pick WR Emmanuel Sanders

According to his Twitter account, Steelers wide receiver and 3rd round draft pick Emmanuel Sanders has signed and agreed to his rookie contract with the Steelers on Monday. Sanders was the 82nd overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft out of SMU. The length of the contract is 3 years according to a response we […]

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Thaddeus Gibson & Doug Worthington Contract Numbers

Several people have emailed me asking about the contracts signed by rookie draft picks Thaddeus Gibson & Doug Worthington. Both signed 3 year contracts and are identical in base salaries. Gibson had the much higher signing bonus of the two as expected as he was drafted in the 4th round versus Worthington who was a […]

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Steelers Rookies Get Jersey Numbers

Well the release has come out of the new jersey uniform numbers for the Steelers latest 2010 class of rookies to join the team. Some interesting notes: If I am Antonio Brown, I take that #14 to a priest and let him exorcise the demons from it. Not many choices left for #1 draft pick, […]

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Steelers 2010 Draft Picks Combine Pro Day Numbers Stats

I received a few emails from readers wanting combine or pro day numbers of the 2010 Steelers draft picks all on one page. I have compile them below and they are combined of both NFL combine and Pro day numbers and stats. Rnd Player Hght Wght Arm Hand 40 225 Vert Jump 20S 3Cone 1 […]

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Steelers Draft Recap – Class Of 2010

The Steelers 2010 draft is now in the books. The 3 day event started slow paced on day 1 and 2, but day 3 was a whirlwind. I am still trying to catch up and will likely work through the mid morning. It was an old school draft so to speak. “In Colbert We Trust”, […]

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Steelers Select DE Doug Worthington With The 242nd Selection 35th Pick In The Seventh Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers Select DE Doug Worthington With The 242nd Selection 35th Pick In The Seventh Round Of 2010 NFL Draft Video and profile coming tonight.

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Steelers Select WR Antonio Brown With The 195th Selection 26th Pick In The Sixth Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers selected WR Antonio Brown with the 195th selection 26th pick in the 6th Round Of 2010 NFL Draft. Brown led the nation in punt returns as a senior and could find a role as a return specialist in the NFL. He returned five kickoffs and punts for touchdowns at Central Michigan. Brown also had […]

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Steelers Select RB Jonathan Dwyer With The 188th Selection 19th Pick In The Sixth Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers selected RB Jonathan Dwyer with the 188th selection 19th pick in the 6th round Of 2010 NFL Draft. Dwyer is another underclassman out of Georgia Tech that is a great athlete with excellent running back size. Dwyer is a powerful inside runner that likes running downhill. He changes directions well, but is not a […]

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Steelers Select LB Stevenson Sylvester With The 166th Selection 35th Pick In The Fifth Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers selected LB Stevenson Sylvester with the 166th selection 35th pick in the 5th round of 2010 NFL Draft. Sylvester is an aggressive, fast playing linebacker out of Utah that is a great blitzer. He worked both at outside and inside linebacker at Utah, but the Steelers plan to work him at the inside position. […]

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Steelers Select CB Crezdon Butler With The 164th Selection 33rd Pick In The Fifth Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers selected CB Crezdon Butler with the 164th selection 33rd pick in the 5th round Of 2010 NFL Draft. Butler is a 6 foot corner out of Clemson that was a three year starter. While at Clemson ,the Tigers ranked in the top 15 in the nation in pass defense. Butler only had one interception […]

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Steelers Select T Chris Scott With The 151 Selection 20th Pick In The Fifth Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers selected T Chris Scott with the 151st Selection and 20th Pick in the 5th round of 2010 NFL Draft. Scott is 6′5″, 330 lbs. and is big. He played offensive tackle at Tennessee, but also offers position versatility. While at Tennessee, he lined up at every position on the offensive line and laying in […]

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Steelers 2010 Draft Picks

Round Pick Overall Player POS College Profile/Video Conf Call Transcript 1 18 18 Maurkice Pouncey C/G Florida Link Link Link 2 20 52 Jason Worilds OLB Virginia Tech Link Link Link 3 18 82 Emmanuel Sanders WR SMU Link Link Link 4 18 116 Thaddeus Gibson OLB Ohio State Link Link Link 5 20 151 […]

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Steelers Select OLB Thaddeus Gibson With The 116th Selection 18th Pick In The Fourth Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers selected OLB Thaddeus Gibson with the 116th Selection overall and the 18th Pick in the 4th round of 2010 NFL Draft. Gibson is another tweener type that projects as an outside linebacker in the Steelers 3-4 defense. Like most tweeners, Gibson is a great athlete with a solid, muscular build. Gibson is 6\’2″, 243 […]

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Mike Wallace & Emmanuel Sanders Combine Numbers

A few people are asking about the combine stats for both Mike Wallace and Emmanuel Sanders. Seems several are trying to compare the two which is wrong to do. I aim to please so here are the combine results I have on both below. Sanders is a bit smaller as you can see and as […]

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Steelers 2010 Day 2 Draft Wrap Up

Day one was excellent in my opinion for the Steelers when they drafted Florida offensive linemen Maurkice Pouncey. Pouncey fit a need can contribute right away more than likely and is versatile. Day 2 of the draft in my opinion was not as fruitful. They started with talk that the Steelers wanted to move up […]

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Steelers Select WR Emmanuel Sanders With The 82nd Selection 18th Pick In The Third Round Of 2010 NFL Draft

Steelers drafted WR Emmanuel Sanders with the 82nd Selection 18th Pick in the 3rd Round Of 2010 NFL Draft. Sanders is considered an undersized receiver, but not afraid of going over the middle. He is quick off the snap and has great vertical speed. Sloppy with his route running as most young small school receivers […]

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