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Don’t Give Up On Steelers DE Nick Williams Just Yet

With the 2014 NFL Draft still a couple months away, defensive end Nick Williams, the Pittsburgh Steelers seventh-round selection from just last year, seems to be a forgotten man after being forced to sit out his rookie season due to a subluxation of his left knee cap. When going back over some of my notes […]

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A Look Back At The First 2013 Mock Drafts Of The Major Media Draftniks

With mock draft season now back in high gear, I thought it would be fun on this lazy Sunday to take a look back at how the major media draftniks did with their first real mock drafts last offseason. For this exercise, I pulled the mock drafts of Mel Kiper Jr., Todd McShay, Daniel Jeremiah, […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – G Nik Embernate – Undrafted

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – G Chris Hubbard – Undrafted

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – DE Brian Arnfelt – Undrafted

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – ILB Terence Garvin – Undrafted

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – DE Nick Williams

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – ILB Vince Williams

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – WR Justin Brown

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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LB Vince Williams Caught The Steelers Eye Last Year At The Senior Bowl

Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Vince Williams is a perfect example of why draft hopeful players should take part in the annual Senior Bowl if given the opportunity. Williams, who wound up being drafted by the Steelers in the sixth-round last April, really caught the eyes of the coaching staff and front office last January when […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – CB Terry Hawthorne

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – QB Landry Jones

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – WR Markus Wheaton

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – RB Le’Veon Bell

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Review – Jarvis Jones

By Matthew Marczi It has been a theme for many years that, aside from the occasional special teams contributions, rookies on the Pittsburgh Steelers, including even first-round draft picks, rarely contribute during their first season. That has been especially true over the years on defense, though less so on offense. That pattern changed somewhat in […]

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Post-Season Analysis Of The 2013 Steelers Draft Picks

By Jeremy Hritz The season is over, and it’s time to reflect on the performance of individual Steelers and their contributions to the team in 2013. Below is an analysis of the performance of the 2013 Steelers draft picks, in addition to a forecast of what type of contribution they can make in their second […]

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A Look At Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones 14 Sacks At Georgia In 2012

I was asked if I had a breakdown of all the sacks that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones had last season at Georgia and while I have seen them all before, I went back and pulled them and made animated gifs out of them for you. While I didn\’t get real thorough in my […]

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Expectations For Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton In 2013 Need To Be Tempered

Marc Sessler of NFL.com wrote on Friday that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton “has a chance to see plenty of playing time on passing downs” in 2013, which leads one to believe that the Oregon State product has a chance to be mighty productive in only his first year in the league. While […]

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For Whom The Tall Bell Tolls – A Look At Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell And His BMI

One of the knocks on Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Le\’Veon Bell is his height, as he measured in at the 2013 NFL Combine at 73.375 inches. Bell was asked about his height during the mandatory mini camp in an interview on 105.9 The X Radio and talked about the pros and cons of it. […]

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Steelers LB Jarvis Jones Says Browns Bypassed Him In Draft Due To Medical Concerns And Poor Pro Day

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie linebacker Jarvis Jones was busy this week in Ohio at the annual NFL Rookie Symposium, but he let local reporters there know that he likely would\’ve been drafted by the Cleveland Browns with the sixth-overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft if not for his medical concerns and poor Pro Day workout […]

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Steelers CB Ike Taylor Helping Rookie LB Vince Williams Learn How To Cover

After the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted linebacker Vince Williams in the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL Draft, linebackers coach Keith Butler made it clear what he needs to see out of the Florida State product come the start of the season. “He runs at the ball well,” said Butler. “He gets off blocks well. He destroyed […]

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Steelers Sign Fourth-Round Draft Pick QB Landry Jones On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers now have their entire 2013 draft class under contract as quarterback Landry Jones has signed his rookie contract, according to several reports. Jones, the 115th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, played his college ball at Oklahoma where he threw for 16,646 yards and 123 touchdowns in 53 games played. Jones […]

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Post June 1st Steelers 2013 Salary Cap Update & Rookie Draft Pick Contracts

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up all of their OTA sessions of the 2013 season they head into next week with eight of their nine 2013 draft picks under contract, as only fourth-round quarterback Landry Jones remains unsigned. This past week the Steelers signed linebacker Jarvis Jones, running back Le\’Veon Bell and defensive […]

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Steelers Sign Seventh-Round Draft Pick DE Nick Williams On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers continued their barrage of draft pick signings on Monday as it is now being reported that seventh-round draft pick Nick Williams has agreed to terms. Williams played defensive tackle at Samford and has already started the process of becoming a defensive end in the Steelers 3-4 system. Steelers defensive line coach John […]

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Steelers Sign Second-Round Draft Pick RB Le\’Veon Bell On Monday

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Monday that they have come to terms with another one of their 2013 draft picks as running back Le\’Veon Bell has now signed his four-year contract. Bell, who played his college football at Michigan State, is expected to become the Steelers starting running back at some point during his rookie season. […]

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Steelers Todd Haley Says Evolution Of Offense Begins With Good Communication During OTA Sessions

In the few times that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has talked to the media this offseason, he has been very positive in his outlook towards what his second season in the Todd Haley orchestrated offense will be like in 2013. More than once Roethlisberger has talked about how he and the positional coaches have […]

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