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Sean Kugler Press Conference On Steelers 2012 2nd Round Draft Pick Mike Adams

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Sean Kugler met the media to talk about the selection of Ohio State tackle Mike Adams in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft. Below is the transcript and the audio will be along shortly. Re: Sean in your wildest imagination did you ever see the first two rounds […]

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2012 NFL Draft Round 2: Pittsburgh Steelers Draft T Mike Adams With 56th Pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued to address their offensive line in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft with the selection of Ohio State tackle Mike Adams with the 24th pick of the second round. Adams appeared in 30 games during his four-year career at Ohio State, starting 25 of them, including his last 21. […]

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How DeCastro Blew Up My Mock To My Pleasure – Christina Rivers

By Christina Rivers Sitting, waiting patiently on my hands last night for pick #24 to come for the Pittsburgh Steelers as the unlikeliest players got selected by teams who had a much better shot at grabbing David DeCastro of Stanford; I was nearly as floored as others when it happened.  The pick celebrated throughout Steelers […]

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2012 NFL Draft – Some Potential Round 2 & Round 3 Targets For The Steelers Tonight

The first round of the 2012 NFL draft is in the books and rounds two and three take center stage tonight in New York. The drafting of Stanford guard David DeCastro with the 24th pick in round one was a great way to have my mock draft busted, so I can now turn my attention […]

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Report: Steelers Plan To Keep David DeCastro At Right Guard

The Pittsburgh Steelers introduced first round draft pick David DeCastro to the media today. Since his selection there has been speculation as to whether or not he would remain at right guard, where he started 39 games at Stanford over the last three seasons, or if the Steelers had plans on flipping him over to […]

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Steelers 2012 1st Round Draft Pick David DeCastro Introductory Press Conference Audio

The Pittsburgh Steelers introduced their 2012 first round draft pick, Stanford guard David DeCastro, to the media today so he could hold his introductory press conference. Team President Art Rooney II introduced DeCastro after the ceremonial presentation of the No. 1 Steelers jersey. After several poses for the camera DeCastro, a man of few works, […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Talking David DeCastro & 2012 NFL Draft Round One Recap Episode

Season 2, Episode 101 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and start celebrating the selection of Stanford guard David DeCastro as the 24th pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. We start breaking down the picks and trades that happened along the way that set […]

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Right Or Left For David DeCastro & Does It Really Matter?

Now that the shock of David DeCastro being selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers has worn off, the question I see most asked is if the Stanford product can play left guard. Of course Mike Tomlin was asked that very question during the press conference following the pick and said, “He is a right guard. That’s […]

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How The Hell Did That Happen & Who Should The Steelers Thank For The Gift Of DeCastro?

The 2012 NFL draft taught me a very valuable lesson tonight and that is to never say never. Stanford guard David DeCastro falling to the Pittsburgh Steelers is an example that we can point to for several years to come. The 22 year old guard was supposedly unobtainable for the Steelers unless they were to […]

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Kevin Colbert & Mike Tomlin Press Conference Audio Following David DeCastro Selection

OK here is the audio and transcript of the Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin press conference following the selection of Stanford guard David DeCastro with the 24th pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft. Kevin Colbert: Good evening everybody. We are very excited to announce our first pick, David DeCastro, guard, Stanford […]

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2012 NFL Draft Round 1: Pittsburgh Steelers Draft G David DeCastro With 24th Pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers received a gift Thursday night and selected Stanford guard David DeCastro with the 24th pick of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft. DeCastro weighed in at the NFL combine at 6047 and weighed 313 pounds. He has 32 3/4 inch arms to go along with 10 inch hands and a […]

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2012 Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Preview Guide, Draft Tracker & Contributor Mock Drafts

The 2012 NFL Draft is finally here and tonight the Pittsburgh Steelers will add yet another promising young player to their team tonight baring a trade out of the first round. We hope you have enjoyed all of the draft related content we have provided you leading up to the draft and there is much […]

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Steelers Mock Draft – Final Edition – Jeremy Hritz

By Jeremy Hritz Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin addressed the media this week about their draft preparations, and Colbert stated that they were 98% complete with their pre-draft work. Colbert also said that “there are not a lot of players in this draft that can come in and be immediate impact guys for us,” and […]

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Could Need & Want Lead Kevin Colbert & The Steelers To Draft Kevin Zeitler In Round One?

I received an email today from a reader who asked why I ignored Wisconsin guard Kevin Zeitler as a potential first round pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night. The question caught me just at the right time as I had just finished re-watching the Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin pre draft conference from […]

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Mock Draft Discussion & Final Pre Draft Talk Episode

Season 2, Episode 100 of The Terrible Podcast is up and David Todd and first thank the listeners for the great feedback and emails that we have received over the course of the last few weeks. It has been overwhelming and we both are grateful to have such a wide listener-ship. We hope our passion […]

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Steelers Mock Draft Version 2.0 – Final – Christopher DiMarino

By Christopher DiMarino This is my final mock draft and will be verified in just a few days. I\’ve had a difficult time weighing who I would draft with who makes sense at that position with who the Pittsburgh Steelers organization will take. So for this final mock draft, I am not trying to choose […]

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Steelers Visited With Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson At Combine

The 2012 NFL draft is just a few more days away now, and while it happened nearly two months ago, Nevada linebacker James-Michael Johnson informed me tonight on Twitter that he met with the Pittsburgh Steelers at the combine in late February. The Steelers were allowed to meet with up to 60 players for 15 […]

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2012 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0 – Final Version

Here we go with my final mock draft of the 2012 draft for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Let me start of by disclaimering that I would be floored if I have the same success that had last year, as I picked the first three players correctly, albeit I had rounds two and three flip flopped. I […]

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Could A Trade Up In Round One Be In The Cards For The Steelers?

By Cian Fahey There are two players the Pittsburgh Steelers should consider trading up for in the upcoming draft, both on offense. Back in 2008, one year into the Mike Tomlin-era in Pittsburgh, the Steelers entered the NFL draft expected to make moves to improve their porous offensive line. Instead of spending a first round […]

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NFL Roster Limits Will Increase From 80 To 90 Players On Tuesday

The NFL will increase their roster limits from 80 to 90 players on Tuesday effective at 4 pm ET according to league PR man Greg Aiello on Twitter. Aiello reports that at the March league meetings clubs delegated to Management Council Executive Committee the authority to establish roster limits and cutdown procedures. The committee was […]

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Dermontti Dawson To Announce Steelers 2012 Second Round Draft Pick

It was announced today that the second round picks for each team in the upcoming 2012 NFL draft will be announced by retired players from each NFL club. This is the the second straight year that this will take place. Announcing the second round pick this year for the Pittsburgh Steelers will be future Hall […]

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Kevin Colbert & Mike Tomlin 2012 Steelers Pre Draft Press Conference

Pittsburgh Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin met the media on Monday for their annual pre draft press conference to talk about the upcoming draft. Below is the audio from the press conference and I will be filling in the key talking points from today, albeit not too many. The situation […]

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State Of The Steelers Linebackers – Could Worilds Really Be Slated To Move Inside?

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds is about to enter his third season since being drafted in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft. Several in Steeler Nation are still struggling to understand why inside linebackers Sean Lee or Navarro Bowman weren\’t the pick instead of Worilds. Linebackers coach Keith Butler was asked that very […]

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Second Round Draft Day Steals

By Christopher DiMarino The answer is yes. This is a Charley Casserly weekend. I found two intriguing articles of his over the weekend, and while I\’m not high on Casserly, I enjoy his draft experience and the expertise he lends. This article on NFL.com had a list of 2nd round steals. Surprise, surprise; it\’s a […]

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Stock Of Mark Barron Is On The Rise

Christopher DiMarino For those of you who have been following my articles, you know that the first round is very murky. I haven\’t been convinced that the two major positions of need (OLine and NT) have any feasible options at 1.24. I don\’t feel convinced about Mike Adams (subpar drive, reefer madness), Jonathan Martin (finesse […]

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Sports Science & The 2012 NFL Draft

By Christopher DiMarino I wanted to pass a long some interesting videos that I found on ESPN. The sports science videos are little more than a flashy way of trying to quantify in numbers what a football player does on the field. It shouldn\’t be taken too seriously, but it\’s a cool to watch. I […]

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