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The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Rookies, Draft, Sanders, Starks, Batch Comments & More Episode

Season 3, Episode 99 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I have quite a bit to talk about in our second post draft episode. We start off by talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers decision to sign punter Brian Moorman to compete with Drew Butler in training camp and both agree […]

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Falcons RB Steven Jackson Says Steelers RB Le\’Veon Bell Reminds Him Of Himself

A week prior to the 2013 NFL draft taking place, new Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson held a conference call with the media and he answered a wide variety of questions. At one point during the interview, Jackson was asked which running back in this year\’s draft class reminded him most of himself. His […]

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Father Of Tennessee QB Tyler Bray Is Mad That Steelers Didn\’t Draft His Son

In probably one of the funniest stories that you will read all day, Jeff Bray, the father of former Tennessee quarterback Tyler Bray, who went undrafted and eventually signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as a free agent, told WWLS Radio that draft day was brutal for his son and that the Pittsburgh Steelers were […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Picks & Undrafted Free Agents Get Their Numbers

We already knew that Pittsburgh Steelers first round draft pick Jarvis Jones would wear No. 91 this season, but now we know the numbers of the other eight members of the draft class, as well as the undrafted rookies. Second round draft pick Le\’Veon Bell has been given No. 26, while third round draft pick […]

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The 2013 Mock Draft Contest Winner Is…

The results from our 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft contest are now in and the winner was user Craig Ressler with a great score of 360 points. Just in case you think that your entry was better than the one below, you have until 5 p.m. eastern today to contact me to show me the […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 5th Round Pick – CB Terry Hawthorne – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Illinois cornerback Terry Hawthorne in the fifth-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: Yes, Height: 5116, Weight: 195, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.31, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.46, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.52, 225 Lb. Bench Reps: 13, Vertical Jump: 35 1/2, […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft Class Rookie Season Expectations

The 2013 NFL draft is now behind us and the nine Pittsburgh Steelers draft picks will be present for rookie camp this coming weekend in Pittsburgh. Now that things have settled down, here is  my look at what I expect this upcoming season for every member of the Steelers 2013 draft class. Round 1 – […]

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Steelers Carnell Lake Can\’t Wait To Get The Illinois Black Cat Into His Lab

As I dig deeper into the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 draft class, I am really starting to drift towards liking the selection of Illinois cornerback Terry Hawthorne, who was selected in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL draft, the most. For starters, you can\’t help but like Hawthorne\’s 4.31 speed, and even though he is […]

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Betting Website Has An Interesting Prop Number For Steelers Rookie LB Jarvis Jones

On Monday, we passed along the updated odds from Bovada of every team possibly winning Super Bowl XLVIII and today the sports betting website has released some individual player prop over/unders in addition, with one Pittsburgh Steelers rookie really having an eye popping number. According to the website, Steelers first-round draft pick, linebacker Jarvis Jones, […]

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Charlie Batch Thinks There Is More To The Steelers Drafting Landry Jones Than Meets The Eye

In a recent article by Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch weighed in on his former team signing backup Bruce Gradkowski this offeseason and drafting Oklahoma quarterback Landry Jones in the fourth-round of the 2013 NFL draft this past weekend. Batch indicated that he thinks that the Steelers drafting […]

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Steelers GM Kevin Colbert Says Size, Yards After Contact & Age Were Reasons For Drafting RB Le\’Veon Bell

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert was a guest Monday morning on 93.7 The Fan and he talked about the top three draft picks that the team made this past weekend in the 2013 NFL draft. Of the top three first draft picks, the one that he gave the most elaborate responses to questions about […]

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Steelers QB Landry Jones Interview Videos From Gruden Camp, First Take & Pro Day

I am just getting started with my full breakdown of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Landry Jones, who was drafred in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL draft, but before doing so, I always like to see if I can find good videos of players talking football versus playing it in order to get a grasp […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 6th Round Pick – WR Justin Brown – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Oklahoma wide receiver Justin Brown in the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: No, Height: 6031, Weight: 207, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.60, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.65, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.55, 225 Lb. Bench Reps: 08, Vertical Jump: 30 […]

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Steelers Ignoring Tight Position In Draft Might Mean Heath Miller Is On Schedule

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected nine players in the 2013 NFL draft and signed 15 more as undrafted free agents immediately after it concluded, and of those 24 total players, not a one of them plays tight end. Judging by the Steelers decision to not add to the position group over the course of the weekend, […]

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Offseason Roster Moves & Their Impact On The Steelers 2013 Draft

Christopher DiMarino Before I get into my thoughts on the 2013 draft, I want to review the players that were signed this offseason. Looking at the completed picture, I can see how the moves in free agency directly led to what positions were addressed in the draft. I am actually very impressed with the  job […]

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The Terrible Podcast – 2013 Steelers Draft Recap Episode

Season 3, Episode 98 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I recap the 2013 draft of the Pittsburgh Steelers in this episode as we go pick by pick and discuss every player selected. In addition to talking about the new rookies, we also talk about the fallout from the draft […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 6th Round Pick – ILB Vince Williams – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Florida State linebacker Vince Williams in the sixth-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: No, Height: 6006, Weight: 233, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.76, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.76, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.71, 225 Lb. Bench Reps: 22, Vertical Jump: 32 […]

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Report: Steelers To Tryout Undrafted Youngstown State TE Will Shaw & Pittsburgh S Jarred Holley At Rookie Camp

According to the Youngstown State website, former Penguins tight end Will Shaw has agreed to an undrafted free agent tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers agreed to full contracts with 15 other undrafted free agents Saturday night as we previously reported. Shaw, who measured in at his pro day at 6020 and 242-pounds, was […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – 7th Round Pick – DE Nick Williams – Breakdown & Grade

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Samford defensive tackle Nick Williams in the seventh-round of the 2013 NFL draft and below is my breakdown and grade of the pick. Measurables: Combine Invite: Yes, Height: 6044, Weight: 309, 40 Yrd Dash: 4.84, 20 Yrd Dash: 2.80, 10 Yrd Dash: 1.70, 225 Lb. Bench Reps: 28, Vertical Jump: 33, […]

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Lack Of Depth On The Steelers Offensive Line Still Exists Following The Draft

One of the two main arguments that I made for the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting North Carolina guard Jonathan Cooper in the first round of the 2013 NFL draft, should have fallen, was the fact that there is no solid depth on the teams offensive line. Cooper of course didn\’t fall, nor did Chance Warmack for […]

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Report: Steelers Bypassed Eddie Lacy Because Of Big Toe Problem

A Pittsburgh Steelers team source reportedly told Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the team “wouldn\’t touch” former Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the 2013 NFL draft because his big toe “had been fused.” This news makes the Steelers decision to draft Michigan State running back Le\’Veon Bell over Lacy, who had surgery […]

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Production From Jones, Bell, & Wheaton in 2013 = Successful Steelers Draft

By Jeremy Hritz The optimism following the 2013 NFL Draft is always electric. In a perfect 2013 NFL season, Jarvis Jones would lead the league in sacks, Le’Veon Bell would rush for 1500 yards, and Markus Wheaton would make Steelers fans even happier that Mike Wallace left for Miami. The reality is, however, nobody knows […]

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Steelers DB Coach Carnell Lake Looking For CB Curtis Brown To Turn The Corner In 2013

On Saturday, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs coach Carnell Lake received two new pupils during the 2013 NFL draft in the form of safety Shamarko Thomas and cornerback Terry Hawthorne. Hawthorne, who the Steelers selected in the fifth round, will now compete for a roster spot and presumably push cornerback Curtis Brown, the Steelers third round […]

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Steelers LB Coach Keith Butler Wanted Another Linebacker In Round Two

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler is one of my favorite coaches to listen to talk, but unfortunately we only get to hear from him just a few times a year. While talking Saturday about Florida State linebacker Vince Williams, whom the Steelers drafted in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL draft, the coach […]

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Steelers 2013 Draft – Grade The Draft Poll

The 2013 NFL draft has now come to an end and the Pittsburgh Steelers selected nine players in total. I will have my extended thoughts on the draft along with my grade on Sunday, but first, I wanted to give everyone a chance to cast their vote in a poll and yopur comments below. Tell […]

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Steelers 2013 Seventh Round Draft Pick – Samford DE Nicholas Williams

The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Samford defensive end Nicholas Williams with their sevbenth and final pick in the 2013 NFL draft. John Mitchell audio: http://www.nfl.com/videos/auto/0ap2000000152003/2013-Combine-workout-Nick-Williams Combine Invite: Yes Height: 6044 Weight: 309 40 Yrd Dash: 4.84 20 Yrd Dash: 2.80 10 Yrd Dash: 1.70 225 Lb. Bench Reps: 28 Vertical Jump: 33 Broad Jump: 09\’03″ […]

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