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Steelers 2011 NFL Draft 1st Round Fan Poll

The 2011 NFL Draft is less than 24 hours away and now it is time for you to vote what you think the Steelers will do in the 1st round. I have listed 10 players that have been linked to the Steelers one way or another over the last month. Of course not all of […]

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2011 Steelers Mock Draft Version 5.0

Doing mock drafts is like arguing with your wife, you are sure to never win. As more and more scouting reports come in and you watch hours and hours of whatever footage you can find on a player, your mind starts playing tricks on you. I read and watch everything I can get my hands […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 27th – The Cost Of A Twin Edition

Jason La Canfora posted last night about the Steelers supposed want to move up to draft Mike Pouncey. Here is what I believe would be the cost to trade up and how I see this as a smoke screen mostly. I came across this piece last night on South Carolina offensive tackle Jarriel King that […]

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Looking At The Price Steelers Would Have To Pay To Trade Up For Mike Pouncey

Jason La Canfora has Steeler Nation all going crazy tonight with his report that the Steelers have serious designs on trading up in the 1st round of the 2011 NFL draft Thursday night to get Mike Pouncey, the twin brother of Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey. La Canfora reports that a league source has informed him […]

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Breaking Down The Colbert Pick For Pick Draft Day Trades With The Trade Value Chart

After writing about why I think the Steelers should do their best to trade out of the 1st round of the 2011 NFL draft that begins Thursday night, I was curious to the value that Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert has gotten in pick for pick trades since he took over in 2000. I […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #49 Interview With Tony Villiotti From DraftMetrics.com Episode

Episode #49 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in part 1 of this podcast episode David Todd and I discuss the recent lifting of the NFL lockout by Judge Susan Nelson and raise several questions regarding free agency, the draft and the trading of players that exist while the owners appeal is heard. We […]

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Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger Ranks 5th In ESPN QB Power Rankings

Another week and another edition of the ESPN.com position power rankings have been released as voted on by the ESPN bloggers and journalist. As you would expect, the top spot goes to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as he received 6 of 8 first place votes and two second place votes. Colts quarterback Peyton Manning finished […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 6 Performance Video – Viennese Waltz

Hines Ward and Kym Johnson were strong as usual on Monday night as they danced the Viennese Waltz for their week 6 performance last night on Dancing with the Stars and both were decked out pink with Hines wearing a gray vest and slacks. The duo only scored a 27 out of 30 for the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday April 26th – Waltzing Back To Work Edition

Safety Ryan Clark, the Steelers player rep, was telling teammates yesterday evening that they are free to report to work today. Of course the owners have appealed the ruling of Judge Susan Nelson, so we shall see what this morning brings. Clark will be on 93.7 The Fan this morning for his weekly spot and […]

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Steelers 2011 Roster As It Stands Today – Players Under Contract

During the Steelers pre draft press conference today Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert said, “We\’re going to pick based on our team as it currently stands,” Colbert said. “I don\’t know how it currently stands because there\’s different possibilities that exist. But when the lockout began this is our team as we know […]

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Steelers 2011 Pre Draft Press Conference

Steelers Director of Football Operations Kevin Colbert and head coach Mike Tomlin held their 2011 pre draft press conference to take questions from the local media concerning the upcoming draft later this week. Below are the talking points from the presser and we will be adding more. Colbert said that of 160 on the Steelers […]

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Steelers Should Do Their Best To Trade Out Of The 1st Round On Thursday

It has been 43 years since the Steelers have not made a 1st round selection and this Thursday would be the perfect draft to break that streak. The Steelers pick 31st overall in the 2011 NFL draft and the talent that will likely be left on the board at that time might be best regarded […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday April 25th – Is Ambassador Rooney Coming Home Edition

John Harris wrote on Saturday that New York, Philadelphia, Denver, St. Louis, Arizona and Houston are some of the teams targeting Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor. Ed Bouchette has a look back at the Steelers 1971 draft that produced eight Super Bowl starters. I think we all can name them alphabetically by now. Dale […]

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Likeliest Trade Partners Should The Steelers Trade Out Of 1st Round

The Steelers are more than likely to stand pat with their 31st overall selection on Thursday night, but trading is always an option. Should the Steelers do any trading on Thursday night, the consensus guess would be that they trade down and not up. There are quite a few teams that pick early in round […]

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2011 Steelers Draft Hat

The 2011 NFL Draft is just under 4 days away now and the players the Steelers draft will all likely be photographed wearing the 2011 Steelers player draft hat shown in the picture to the left. The 2011 NFL draft hats are once again being made by Reebok and are made of 84% nylon, 14% […]

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The Evidence Pointing To Steelers Possibly Drafting Aaron Williams In 1st Round

The 2011 NFL Draft is just under 5 days away now and all of the Pro Days and pre draft visits have been completed. The speculation is rampant of who the Steelers will draft in round one, should they not trade the pick, and many of the so-called draft experts and non experts have the […]

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Relative Position Value Draft History As It Relates To The Steelers

Tony Villiotti from draftmetrics.com has some great studies up on the Relative Value of Draft Choices here and here as well as historical draft information on all the positions. In this post I will highlight a few of his observations as it relates to the Steelers in the upcoming draft. I am not going to […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #48 Interview With NFL Draft Scout Dave-Te\’ Thomas Episode

Episode #48 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in this special pre draft podcast episode I am joined by Dave-Te\’ Thomas, the Director of Operations for Scouting Services Inc to discuss the 2011 NFL draft as it relates to the Steelers. Dave is a long time NFL scout that got his break with the […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday April 22nd – Cornerbacks Get No Loving Edition

The Steelers haven\’t selected a cornerback in the first round since 1997 and Ed Bouchette takes a look at why corners just don\’t get the love from those who draft. The biggest news yesterday was about a big person as word has been released that right tackle Flozell Adams wants to play in 2011 for […]

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Steelers HOF RB Franco Harris To Announce 2nd Round Draft Pick

The NFL announced through a media release today that 32 legendary NFL alumni, one representing each team, will announce live on Friday every selection of the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft next week. This will mark the first time in NFL Draft history every selection in a round has been announced by former […]

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Report: Steelers RT Flozell Adams Plans To Play In 2011

Big news out of Pittsburgh today as Ed Bouchette is reporting via his blog that Steelers right tackle Flozell Adams plans to play next season. Adams was signed last offseason to a two year contract after Willie Colon was lost for the season with an Achilles injury. Bouchette received the word from Adams agent, Jordan […]

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Report: Steelers Had Pre Draft Visit With Northwestern DT Corbin Bryant

Another defensive tackle reportedly made a pre draft visit to Pittsburgh recently to visit with the Steelers as Sean Jensen reports that Northwestern defensive tackle Corbin Bryant flew to Pittsburgh to meet with the Steelers coaching staff and get his medical check done. Bryant measured in at his Pro Day at 6 foot 3 and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday April 21st – Pouncey Twins In Stereo Edition

Dale Lolley gives his reasons why the Steelers might be forced to draft a kicker because of the lockout. I say no way this happens and would be very surprised if a pick was spent on a specialist this year. The Pouncey twins did an entertaining interview with ESPN’s “First Take” Wednesday to discuss their […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #47 2011 Schedule, Pre Draft Visits, Cornerbacks & Rankings Episode

Episode #47 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in this 30 minute episode David Todd and I discuss the Steelers 2011 schedule that was released on Tuesday and talk about what we dislike about it and how the Steelers strength of schedule is misleading. We continue on and discuss the latest news from the […]

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Young Cornerbacks Are Often Brought Along Slowly By The Steelers

Lost in all the talk of the Steelers needing to draft a corner is the myth that these corners do not get the chance to contribute in their rookie season in a Dick LeBeau defense. Although several rookie corners drafted by Steelers since 2004 have seen the field in their first season on defense, their […]

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Steelers Bring In TE Weslye Saunders, S Davon Morgan & DB Aaron Williams For Pre Draft Visits

It was reported yesterday that San Diego State wide receiver Vincent Brown would be visiting Pittsburgh today to have a pre draft visit and now Steelers Digest just announced that South Carolina tight end Weslye Saunders, Virginia Tech safety Davon Morgan and Texas defensive back Aaron Williams are also visiting the South Side today as […]

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