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Steelers Enamored With Interceptions In DB Evaluations

Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers had just 11 interceptions, with two of them coming from Brice McCain in the regular season finale, meaning heading into the game that would decide whether or not they win the division, the team had a single-digit number in the interceptions column. The Steelers drafted…


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L.T. Walton Drafted As A Sub-Package Fit

When the Pittsburgh Steelers’s natural sixth-round draft pick came on the clock, I don’t suspect that the name Leterrious “L.T.” Walton was on the tip of many people’s tongue. He’s not a player that I was previously familiar with, even if I had the sixth round pegged as an area…


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AFC North 2015 Draft Class Recap: Baltimore Ravens

In the National Football League, priority number one is making sure that you can win your division, because you play those three teams twice a year, making up over a third of your schedule, and there’s no better route to the postseason than winning more games than your rivals. While…


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Mitchell Says Key To More Steelers Sacks Is Stopping The Run Better

The Pittsburgh Steelers have failed to register more than 37 sacks on defense over the course of the last four seasons and according to defensive line coach John Mitchell, that statistical category will only improve if the unit can fix another important one that they have struggled in the last…




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Steelers OLB Selections Suggest They Had A Profile In Mind

When the name Anthony Chickillo was first read during yesterday’s draft as the 212nd overall selection going to the Pittsburgh Steelers, there was a lack of clarity as to what exactly that was going to entail in the long run. Chickillo, a college defensive end at 6’3”, 267 lbs. out…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Picks: Closer Look At Senquez Golson

#21-Senquez Golson/ CB Ole Miss: 5085, 176lbs Round 2, Pick 56 What are we getting: Undersized guy who may be limited to the slot but experienced on the outside. Takes no prisoners when it comes to finding the football, whether it is tracking it in the air, fighting for it,…


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Steelers Use Priority UDFAs To Fill Offensive ‘Wants’

When taking a step back and getting an overview of the final tally in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 NFL Draft additions, it is interesting to see how it lines up with the needs present in the team’s roster prior to the draft. With their eight selections, the Steelers addressed six…


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Steelers, Kevin Colbert Rebuff Idea That Senquez Golson Was A Reach

Not a soul was surprised when the Pittsburgh Steelers used their second-round draft selection on Friday to draft a cornerback, after already taking an outside linebacker with their first-round selection. Cornerback and outside linebacker were the team’s two biggest needs, and the needs matched the value board. Even though they…


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My Steelers Post-Draft Thoughts

Ever year when the draft ends I can always count on people asking me right away to grade the Pittsburgh Steelers selections. I don’t usually like to do that for several reason with one of them being that I want to do more research on the players drafted to find…


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Steelers Double Down On Cornerbacks With Ball Skills

While there were several intriguing options for the Pittsburgh Steelers to go with their first pick in the third day of the 2015 NFL Draft, they ended up doing what most believed that they would, or at least should, doubling down on cornerbacks with Doran Grant. That selection marked the…


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AFC North Dominates Tight End Position In 2015 Draft

As we found out on Friday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were hoping to address their tight end situation in the second round of the draft, targeting Maxx Williams, the consensus top player at his position, but the Baltimore Ravens traded up one spot ahead of the Steelers to draft him. At…


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Steelers 2015 Draft Class Recap

Now that the 2015 NFL Draft is in the books, and we’re one huge step closer to pinning down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 roster, it’s time to regroup and take stock of what just transpired over the course of the past three days. All told, the Steelers drafted eight new…


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AFC North Draft Day Three In Review

The AFC North had a load of selections on the final day of the 2015 NFL Draft, so I’ll spare you the long introduction in favor of brevity. Below is a recap of how each team in the division fared through rounds 4-7 yesterday. A more complete look at each…