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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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Steelers 2011 Opponents Offensive & Defensive Rankings From 2010

I was doing some initial research on the Steelers 2011 opponents since the official regular season schedule was released yesterday and have compiled both the offensive and defensive rankings of all of their opponents from the 2010 season as a quick reference to get a better idea of what areas teams they face need to […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday April 20th – Roethlisberger Draft Profile Re-visited Edition

Bob Labriola latest in his series of stories chronicling the 52 playoff games in Steelers history focuses on the 1975 playoff win against the Colts is up on Steelers.com. The Steelers 2011 regular season schedule was released Tuesday evening and my podcast partner David Todd has a look at the first 4 games of which […]

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Steelers 2011 Schedule

Last week the Steelers 2011 preseason schedule was released and today we know the dates and times of the Steelers 2011 regular season schedule. The Steelers will play five nationally televised primetime games, it was announced today when the NFL released its 2011 regular season schedule. The Steelers nationally televised primetime games at Heinz Field […]

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Report: Steelers To Have Pre Draft Visit With San Diego St. WR Vincent Brown

Adam Caplan of Foxsports.com reported via Twitter that the Steelers are expected to have San Diego St. wide receiver Vincent Brown in for a pre draft visit tomorrow. Brown measured in at 5 foot 11 and 1/4 at the NFL Combine where he had a rough showing. He had hoped to run the 40 in […]

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7 Steelers Players Make CBS Sportsline Top 100 NFL Players List

CBSSports.com Senior Writer Pete Prisco has put together his list of the Top 100 Current NFL Players over the past few days and it includes 7 Steelers players on it. Anytime you put out one of these list, it is sure to cause a stir as inevitably someone will be left off that is debatable. […]

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Steelers Cornerbacks Shut Out In Latest ESPN Power Rankings For Corners

The Steelers cornerbacks were shut out in the latest ESPN Power Rankings that the panel of ESPN bloggers put out today and it is not too surprising. Not one of the Steelers corners is considered a shut-down corner type and that includes Ike Taylor. The Steelers defense under coordinator Dick LeBeau is one that is […]

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Steelers Bring In T Marcus Cannon & G Keith Williams For Pre Draft Visits

The Steelers are winding down their 2011 pre draft visits, but hosted a pair of offensive lineman today as Texas Christian tackle Marcus Cannon and Nebraska guard Keith Williams are reportedly visiting Pittsburgh. Cannon measured in at the combine at 6 foot 5 inches and weighed 358 pounds. He is projected as a 2nd round […]

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Watch Hines Ward Dancing With The Stars Week 5 Performance Video – Romantic Rumba

Hines Ward and Kym Johnson danced the Romantic Rumba for their week 5 performance last night on Dancing with the Stars and the both of them once again were near perfect. Hines does his best officer and a gentleman imitation as he was dressed in a full military uniform. The video is up on Youtube […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday April 19th – Suggs Can Not Tell A Lie Edition

Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson continue to roll on Dancing with the Stars as they earned a first-place finish last night with a 27 out of 30. The Steelers 2011 regular season schedule will be released later tonight around 7 eastern time. Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs admitted that safety Troy Polamalu is the […]

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Steelers 2011 Regular Season Schedule To Be Released Tuesday

The Steelers 2011 pre season schedule was released last week and now the Steelers 2011 regular season schedule is slated to be released tomorrow, Tuesday the 19th at 7 p.m. ET on NFL Network and NFL.com. The Steelers 2011 opponents have been known since the end of the 2010 regular season and now the dates […]

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