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Steelers 2011 Pre Draft Visits

The Steelers have now started to bring 2011 draft prospects in for pre draft visits as of today. NFL teams are allowed to host 30 non local prospects prior to the draft. Below is a running list of players we have confirmed have been scheduled for visits as of today. We will use this as […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday March 16th – Patriots Pouncing On Pouncey Twin Edition

The Steelers brass were down at the Florida Gators Pro Day on Tuesday, but so was Patriots head coach Bill Belichick who visited with Mike Pouncey. Pouncey met individually with the Giants, Jaguars and Bears as well and later told reporters he anticipates being taken in the middle of the first round. You can watch […]

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Best Player Available Likely To Be Steelers Draft Plan In 1st Round Of 2011 Draft

The days of March are clicking off the calendar and there are only 44 days now until draft day. The Pro Days are also winding down and the Steelers will soon be entertaining draft prospect visitors down at the South Side later this month and into April. In my recent post about 1st round tackles […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Matt Spaeth

Tight End Matt Spaeth – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: UFA (unrestricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $1,101,000 Base – $1,101,000 Cap Charge Analysis: We continue on with our breakdown player by player of each of the Steelers 18 free agents and up next up for analysis is tight end Matt Spaeth. Spaeth […]

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2011 NFL Draft Cornerback Player Profiles & Videos

I compile quite a bit of links leading up to the draft and being as the Steelers certainly have the cornerback position as a 2011 draft need, I thought I would share the links I have compiled along the way of the top 11 cornerbacks in the upcoming NFL draft. These links go to various […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Tuesday March 15th – Chatty Manny Edition

Yesterday we informed you that Mike Tomlin was present for the LSU Pro Day and Gil Brandt notes that Kevin Colbert was also with Tomlin in Baton Rouge. Linebacker Kelvin Sheppard could be the man getting the Steelers eyeballs and Brandt thinks he is an ideal inside linebacker in a 3-4 defense. David Todd was […]

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Steelers Podcast – The Terrible Podcast – #42 Feeling A Draft While Locked Out Episode

Episode #42 of The Terrible Podcast is up and in Part 1 we get into the nuts and bolts of the lockout. As expected the players union decertified on Friday and the owners proceeded with the lockout. The Federal anti-trust lawsuit will be heard April 6 in Minneapolis. We fill you on all you need […]

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Verron Haynes iPad 1 & Autographed Mini Helmet Silent Auction For Charity

Former Steelers running back Verron Haynes is auctioning off a signed iPad 1 along with an autographed Super Bowl XL mini helmet for charity. The deadline for all bids is March 31st, 2011 and the proceeds from this auction will benefit the Verron Haynes Foundation and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. You can send bids […]

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Madden 2011 Ben Roethlisberger Clip Released

It seems the Madden people are not scared by the recent NFL lockout as they are starting to release footage captures of players from Madden 11. The first Steelers player clip that has surfaced is of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. All I can say is wow! These games have come along way from Tecmo Bowl and […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Present For LSU Pro Day

The Mike Tomlin Pro Day tour continues on down in Louisiana, as several reports and photos of Tomlin have surfaced this morning showing Tomlin in attendance at the LSU Pro Day down in Baton Rouge. The Pro Day is being held indoors with cornerback Patrick Peterson being the main attraction. Peterson will do some position […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Shaun Suisham

Kicker Shaun Suisham – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: UFA (unrestricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $1,010,000 Base – $1,010,000 Cap Charge Analysis: The NFL may be in lockout mode, but we are not so onward we go with our breakdown player by player of each of the Steelers 18 free agents and […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Monday March 14th – Mean Joe Scout Edition

There was football Friday night in Pittsburgh as the new Pittsburgh Power Arena Football team nearly came from behind in the final seconds to beat the Philadelphia Soul. The game was broadcast on the NFL Network and was fun to watch. If you were not aware, former Steelers receiver Lynn Swann is a part owner […]

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Statement From Art Rooney II On Lockout

Steelers President Art Rooney II has issued a statement on the recent labor talk breakdowns and decertification Friday by the NFLPA. Below is the statement released today: I am very disappointed that we were not successful in reaching an agreement with the Players Association in the round of mediation that the Players Association walked away […]

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Full Copy Of Anti-Trust Lawsuit Filed By Nine Players

Nine players have filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the NFL following the decertification of the NFLPA on Friday. The players names listed on the lawsuit are Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Vincent Jackson, Ben Leber, Logan Mankins, Peyton Manning, Von Miller, Brian Robinson, Osi Umenyiora and Mike Vrabel. It is also stated on behalf of all […]

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Summary Of NFL Proposal To NFLPA Released

On the NFL Labor site, they have released what they are calling a summary of the proposal the NFL made to the NFLPA. Should be be aware as you read these releases going forward, you know which side is putting them out as one side is surely to twist things to make it look like […]

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Goodell Sends Email To Fans About Decision Of Union

Hours after the NFLPA decided to decertify on Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent out the following email about the decision of the union to decertify. This is merely the posturing on the NFL side and both sides are calling each other liars as of tonight and that neither side had any intentions of getting […]

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1st Round Underclassmen Cornerbacks Success Rate Using Approximate Value

I was doing some research on 1st round underclassmen cornerbacks that have been drafted over the years and came across this article a few years back by Pat Kirwan on NFL.com. Kirwan looked at the risk involved by position of the underclassmen drafted in the 1st round going back ten years at the time. I […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Friday March 11th – Respect Me Ike Edition

Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor was on the Get Up Sports radio show Thursday and it was a pretty candid interview. Taylor also scolded fans for always getting on the secondary and says they need to respect them more and stop being so critical. You can listen below. Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic address […]

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Steelers Mike Tomlin Present For Miami Hurricanes Pro Day

It should be no surprise that Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is in South Florida today at the University of Miami Pro Day. Tomlin is for sure taking a closer look at cornerback Brandon Harris. Harris had a good showing at the NFL Combine recently and is certainly one of the top 5 corners in […]

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Steelers PR Man Dave Lockett Leaving

Steelers beat writer Ed Bouchette reported via Twitter that the Steelers public relations coordinator, Dave Lockett is leaving. Lockett has served as the Steelers PR man since May of 2005 after replacing Ron Wahl, who spent seven years in the job. Prior to being the public relations coordinator, Lockett served as the team\’s public relations […]

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Steelers Have No Room For Tiki Barber & He Is Not A Fit

The news came across a few hours ago that Pittsburgh has emerged as a possible landing spot for the soon-to-be no-longer-retired running back, Tiki Barber. Now I warn this is coming from the New York Post and midway through the article Mark Lepselte, Tiki\’s agent, said he has not spoken to any teams about Barber. […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Thursday March 10th – Tomlin Not Cutting Cheese In Wisconsin Edition

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was present for the Wisconsin Pro Day on Wednesday as tackle Gabe Carimi, defensive end J.J. Watt and tight end Lance Kendricks were all on display. All three seem to be on the Steelers radar in one capacity or another. Despite not yet signing free agent cornerback Ike Taylor, Ed […]

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Steelers 2011 Free Agents Player Analysis: Trai Essex

Guard/Tackle Trai Essex – Steelers 2011 Free Agent Free Agent Classification: UFA (unrestricted free agent) 2010 Salary Estimation: $806,000 Base – $1,056,000 Cap Charge Analysis: Our free agent analysis have become quite popular so we will continue onward with our breakdown player by player of each of the Steelers 18 free agents and up next […]

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Success Rate Of 1st Round Tackles From 1995-2010 Using Approximate Value Method

In this exercise I wanted to take a hard look at the 1st round tackles drafted since 1995 and the success not only through the first five years, but more specifically in years one through three. This is by no means a fail safe measurement stick, but nearly a look at the 1st round tackles […]

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Steelers Six From Around The Web – Wednesday March 9th – Pharaoh Sacked In An Elevator Edition

Steelers scout Mark Gorscak was present for the Tuesday Alabama A&M Pro Day where little known defensive tackle Frank Kearse was on display. Also on display were tackle Anquez Jackson, defensive tackle Korey Morrison, running back Ulysses Banks, inside linebacker Afu Okosun and wide receiver Rashad Johnson. Gorscak commented on only Kearse and Jackson in […]

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Lake May Be Just What Keenan Lewis Needs To Turn The Corner & Become A Corner

The Steelers named Carnell Lake as their new defensive backs coach on Monday and it looks like a solid hire from the outside. I documented the job Lake did in his one season coaching the UCLA defensive backs last week and Lake certainly has the resume as a former player. Lake played both safety and […]

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